A radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate
suffering and break the cycles of
poverty and marginalization.




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GLIDE Legacy Gala 2015

6th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala

JOIN US August 22nd at the Regency Ballroom
8pm-12am (VIP entry 7-8pm)

The 6th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala is a festive, formal affair (black tie optional) that welcomes 1,000 guests to mix and mingle, enjoy tasty bites from local restaurants, sip cocktails and dance the night away. The event celebrates GLIDE’s unconditional legacy of supporting the San Francisco community. All proceeds benefit GLIDE programs. Award Recipients: Kristi Yamaguchi and Chip Conley. Event Emcee: Franco Finn, GS Warriors Hype Man.


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Warren Buffett

Change the World. Start with Lunch.

The World's Only Power Lunch with Warren Buffett

For the 16th year in a row, Warren Buffett, legendary investor and philanthropist, will host his one-and-only charity power lunch to benefit one of the country’s most respected and beloved charitable organizations, San Francisco’s GLIDE. The eBay charity auction will run from May 31, 7:30PM PDT to June 5, 7:30PM PDT. To begin the prequalification process, contact Kompolt (805) 788-0500.


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Visit ebay 2015 auction page

Watch final countdown moments live on Ustream


Sunday Celebration Podcast

Bringing the Sunday Celebration experience wherever you go! Featuring Janice Mirikitani, Cecil Williams, Karen Oliveto, Theon Johnson and Angela Brown with the GLIDE Ensemble and The Change Band.



learn AbOUT Sunday Celebrations

Voices of GLIDE

Get to know our work and community through the voices of the GLIDE family -- our leaders, staff, program participants, partners and volunteers! Click on the link below to read our newest blog posts.



GLIDE Ensemble and the Change Band CD: Live at SFJAZZ CELEBRATE50

The CD of the GLIDE Ensemble and the Change Band's live concert at SFJAZZ is available now! The concert commemorated Revered Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani's 50 years serving the San Francisco community.




RealTalk Newsletter

Check out our latest issue of RealTalk and learn more about

the impact you make in our programs and in the lives of our community.




Love. Acceptance. Community.

With admirers ranging from Harvey Milk and Huey Newton to Warren Buffett, Dr. Maya Angelou, and Senator Dianne Feinstein, GLIDE in San Francisco has been inspiring, infuriating, welcoming, and changing the world for 50 years. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani share their epic love story in BEYOND THE POSSIBLE: 50 Years of Creating Radical Change at a Community Called GLIDE.



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Engage and innovate with GLIDE

Share your story and engage in a creative and social mission-driven dialogue with GLIDE and your communities. From fundraising efforts to the contribution of your time, talent and resources, we invite to be an influencer and become a social advocate for GLIDE.


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Warren Buffett in Conversation with Cecil and Janice

The Lunch Experience

Warren Buffett Talks Lunch

Ongoing Events

GLIDE Sunday Celebrations
Every Sunday, 9am & 11am 

Ongoing GLIDE Program EventsView Full GLIDE Programs Calendar

Our Location

330 Ellis St., San Francisco, CA 94102

Thank You for being part of the GLIDE movement, let's roll up our sleeves and do this work together #poweredbyLOVE

GLIDE raised $23,055 with 67 contributors in our #poweredbyLOVE campaign via Crowdtilt. We appreciate your compassion in action and helping us 'tilt for good. Let's continue the momentum.

Celebrating Dr. Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou Honoring Cecil Wiliams + Janice Mirikitani: CELEBRATE50 GLIDE Annual Holiday Festival from GLIDE

From the GLIDE Staff with Love! Volunteers rock!

Give Your Heart to SF

GLIDE is the heart and soul of San Francisco. 2013 marks the 50 year anniversary of Co-Founders’ Rev. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani coming to GLIDE with a mission to create meaningful change  in this world. This partnership transformed a church into a social movement of service and spirit powered by unconditional love and acceptance. Join us as we CELEBRATE50!

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