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Join the 6th annual Glide Legacy Gala on Saturday, August 22nd at the Regency Ballroom, a black-tie optional affair where all proceeds will benefit Glide programs.
Kristi Yamaguchi

Kristi Yamaguchi

EVENT:  6th Annual Glide Legacy Gala 

Join the next generation of young Bay Area professionals and philanthropists in supporting Glide’s 51-year legacy of love, leadership and community at the 6thAnnual Glide Legacy Gala. This formal (black-tie optional) affair is one of the most energizing events of the year with all proceeds from the gala benefitting Glide programs. This year, Glide will honor Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic and World Figure Skating Champion, with the Janice Mirikitani Legacy Award; Chip Conley, hotel guru, traveling philosopher, speaker and author of national bestseller “Emotional Equations,” with the Cecil Williams Legacy Award; and, Chinaka Hodge, award-winning poet, educator, playwright and screenwriter with the Glide Legacy Award. Franco Finn, hype man for NBA World Champion Golden State Warriors, will act as the evening’s emcee.


Saturday, August 22nd,  

VIP entry 7-8 p.m.

8 p.m. to midnight


The Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco


Hosted by: The Glide Legacy Committee, this will be a night to remember filled with music, dance and celebration honoring change agents who are dedicated to improving the lives of those less fortunate. The evening’s live entertainment will include performances from the Glide Ensemble and Change Band along with the hip beats of DJ KingMost, and there will be a hosted bar and tasty bites from some of San Francisco’s finest restaurants.

In addition, the Glide Legacy Committee will host an online auction fundraiser on eBay featuring a variety of unique items that offer the ultimate in music, food, travel, sports and lifestyle experiences from San Francisco to New York! The auction will run August 12-22 and can be found at ebay.com/glidesf.


General Admission Ticket: $85 includes access to reception, dancing and concert with hosted bar and

VIP Ticket: $150 includes a meet-and-greet with Glide founders Reverend Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani, one-hour early entry from 7:00-8:00 pm, special access to VIP areas, and premium access to specialty cocktails and small bites.

Tickets available at www.glide.org/legacygalatickets.


For more information about the Glide Legacy Gala, please call (415) 674-6124 or email youngprofessionals@glide.org. For more information about GLIDE, please call (415) 674-6000 or visit www.glide.org

Glide Legacy Gala 2014; Image via

Glide Legacy Gala 2014; Photo by Drew Altizer