Glide Memorial Church
Many people in need in San Francisco received the opportunity to get a hot meal during the holiday.
Hundreds in need were willing to wait in some very cold temperatures and long lines Wednesday morning for the annual grocery bag giveaway from Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco’s Tenderloin.
Volunteers began chopping, slicing and dicing at San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church early Thanksgiving morning in the Tenderloin where the church will serve more than 5,000 meals to the poor and homeless.
You could win money or a carton of cigarettes at a Tenderloin laundromat that offers online gambling while you wait for the wash to dry.
The annual tradition of holiday meals at Glide Memorial Church brought out thousands on Sunday to San Francisco.
A line of people estimated in the thousands wrapped around Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco for an annual food giveaway Friday.
The economic downturn has prompted a large number of families and the working poor to seek charity this Thanksgiving holiday.
San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee is encouraging residents to participate in the Season of Giving so that the less fortunate don’t suffer this Thanksgiving.
Thousands were on hand at Glide Memorial Church to celebrate Easter Sunday.
Roughly five thousand volunteers served San Francisco’s homeless at Glide Memorial Church on Saturday. It was so crowded outside that traffic cops were needed.