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From Serving Meals to Improving Data

We are happy to feature this reflection by Precious Listana, Public Policy Fellow at Twitter, on some of the ways that Twitter gives back to the community by volunteering at GLIDE. Many thanks to Bano, Kania, and the entire Twitter crew

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Service with a smile

Meals program volunteer Michael finds meaning and pleasure in serving his Tenderloin neighbors Michael is a dedicated volunteer in GLIDE’s Daily Free Meals program as well as a program participant. Originally from the Glen Park neighborhood of San Francisco, Michael had

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GLIDE Harm Reduction Volunteering

I began working in the Tenderloin two years ago when I started at Zendesk. Walking to work, I would often see used needles discarded in forgotten nooks or occasionally a person shooting up in between cars or in a back

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Celebrating 75 Years with 75 Hours of Service: Bi-Rite & GLIDE’s “Breaking Bread” Dinner

By: Sam Mogannam, Owner, Bi-Rite Family of Businesses September marked the 75th anniversary of Bi-Rite’s original market in the Mission, which my family has owned for more than 50 years. The anniversary presented us with an important moment to reflect

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Today’s project: Baking over 1,450 individual pumpkin pies with a little help from our friends! . We are still in need of hundreds more turkeys! If you are able to donate, please drop off frozen turkeys with our front desk at 330 Ellis St between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm on weekdays and 7:00 am and 2:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday! Thank you!! #mondaymotivation #thanksgiving #laboroflove
You are invited to the 2018 GLIDE Holiday Jam: LOVE PREVAILS! Join us @sfmasonic for the most uplifting and celebratory night of the holiday season, featuring live performances from GLIDE Ensemble and the Change Band, and Grammy-winners @indiaarie and Lisa Fischer! Lisa was also featured in the Oscar-winning documentary “20 Feet from Stardom”! . Click the link in our bio to get your tickets now! Use the code PREVAILS18 for a 25% discount! #LOVEprevails @l.i.s.a.f.i.s.c.h.e.r @thelisafischerfanclub @glidesflegacy @feliciahorowitz @anh_minh @edenchanstreetscooper @msemmyhelene @shakasenghor @vanjones68 @sarahshourd @chasinggarza @lateefahs
We are honored to welcome back Del Seymour as our featured speaker this Sunday at the 9:00 am Celebration. Del is a community leader who has had an indelible impact on GLIDE and the Tenderloin at large. He is the founder of Tenderloin Walking Tours and @codetenderloin, and he is a veteran of the Vietnam War. Please join us at 9:00, and then stay for Alicia Garza at the 11:00 service! . #veteransday #sundaycelebration
Did you hear? Alicia Garza is speaking at our 11:00 am Sunday Celebration this weekend! Winner of the 2018 Janice Mirikitani Legacy Award, Alicia is the Co-founder of Black Lives Matter and currently serves as the Director of Special Projects at the National Domestic Workers Alliance. She is a writer, organizer and activist who has advocated for the issues of health, student services and rights, rights for domestic workers, ending police brutality, anti-racism, and violence against trans and gender non-conforming people of color. . We are incredibly excited to welcome her back to GLIDE as our featured speaker. Please join us on Sunday—ALL are welcome. . @chasinggarza @blklivesmatter @coalitiononhomelessness @yesonpropc @matthaneysf @janetector @janekim @feliciahorowitz @joudicca @shakasenghor @leahtysse

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