Glide Church Co-Founder, Poet and San Francisco Activist Janice Mirikitani Dies at Age 80Janice Mirikitani, Glide Memorial Church co-founder, activist, poet and wife Rev. Cecil Williams, died Thursday morning, according to an announcement by the church. She was 80 years old.
Project Home: Bay Area Homeless Shelter Workers Ask To Be Prioritized for COVID-19 VaccinesFrontline and essential workers at homeless shelters have petitioned to be moved up the priority list for COVID-19 vaccinations. In multiple cases, it has worked.
SF, Glide Memorial Launch Free COVID-19 Testing Site In San Francisco's TenderloinA pop-up free COVID-19 test site is will be located in the parking lot adjacent to 330 Ellis St. on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is made possible by the SF Department of Public Health and Glide Memorial Church,
Fisherman Shares His Catch With Those In Need At San Francisco's Glide Memorial ChurchThe U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that 37 million Americans don't have enough to eat. Living in a household with food insecurity can be even tougher in an expensive place like the Bay Area. So, when commerical fisherman Giuseppe Pennisi wanted to find a way to provide meals for his community, he went to sea, happy to share his catch with those in need.
Glide Memorial Church Celebrates 90th Birthday Of Founder Rev. WilliamsThe congregation at Glide Memorial Methodist Church, a ray of hope in the Tenderloin District for over 50 years, wished the church's founder a very special happy birthday on Sunday morning.
Auction for Lunch With Warren Buffett Ends in Record $4.5 Million BidThe record-breaking sale coincides with the 20th anniversary of the benefit auction, which to date has provided over $30 million to support GLIDE's social services which help San Francisco's most vulnerable residents.
Glide Memorial Says Goodbye To Outgoing PastorsThe normally joyous Sunday service at San Francisco's Glide Memorial Church was bittersweet as the congregation said goodbye to its two pastors.
Glide Supporters Rally In Face Of Pending Removal Of PastorsA Bay Area institution that is ready to go to battle to stay true to its mission rallied supporters in San Francisco on Thursday.
United Methodist Church Bishop Won't Talk About Removal Of Glide PastorsOfficials with the United Methodist Church on Wednesday refused to talk to KPIX 5 about why they recently notified San Francisco's Glide Memorial Church of the pending removal of two associate pastors.
Glide Memorial Church Serves Free Thanksgiving Dinnner to 5,000 in S.F.Glide Memorial United Methodist Church served 300 turkeys and 200 hams with all the trimmings to about 5,000 people at its annual free Thanksgiving dinner in San Francisco Thursday.
Benefit Lunch With Warren Buffett Raises $2.7 Million For SF CharityAn anonymous bidder paid the $2.7 million to benefit San Francisco's GLIDE programs serving the city's poor and homeless.
Bay Area Needy Provided With Thanksgiving MealsCongresswoman Nancy Pelosi, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other local officials stepped out of their offices and into the kitchen Wednesday morning in order to help prepare and serve Thanksgiving meals for the needy.
Auction For Lunch With Warren Buffett Nets $3.4 Million For SF Glide FoundationBuffett has raised more than $20 million for Glide. The lunch auctions began after Buffett's first wife, Susie, showed him the charity, where she had been volunteering.
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Bay Area Toy Drives Receive Thousands Of Donations This Holiday SeasonTens of thousands, and possibly hundreds of thousands, of toys are being donated to Bay Area children who are in need of a happy holiday this holiday season.