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Warren Buffett Power Lunch for 8 to benefit GLIDE
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Glide's mission is to break the cycles of multi-generational dependency, poverty, and low self-worth by providing a spiritual home of unconditional love. Glide strives to create a healthy community by offering effective services that foster holistic healing in an environment of cultural integrity and diversity.
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WARREN BUFFETT will host a lunch to benefit GLIDE and its programs. The lunch will be up for bid on eBay beginning June 3, 2012 at 7:30 pm PDT and close June 8, 2012 at 7:30 pm PDT. Mr. Buffett will dine with the winning bidder and up to seven friends at Smith & Wollensky in New York City on a mutually agreed upon date.

All bidders must pre-qualify. The opening bid is $25,000.

100% of proceeds from the winning bid will benefit GLIDE, one of the leading social service institutions working to alleviate human suffering and poverty in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Buffett has described GLIDE as “...maybe the most effective organization I’ve seen for people down on their luck.It takes people who have hit bottom and brings them back. I’ve seen it with my own eyes.”.

Warren Buffett June 2011

Guy Spier, 2007 Auction Winner

Courtenay Wolfe, Salida Capital 2009 Auction Winner

About GLIDE:

Each year, GLIDE helps thousands of men, women, and children confront and overcome the effects of human suffering, poverty and homelessness through comprehensive services that emphasize unconditional love, healing, personal empowerment and self-affirmation. GLIDE provides these comprehensive services to more than 3,000 individuals every day and feeds over a million meals a year.

Founded nearly 50 years ago by Rev. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani, GLIDE has been a spiritual home for all people and has brought social justice, love, courage and leadership to the community. Today, with Cecil and Janice in the roles of Founder and Founding President, GLIDE is directed by Kristen G. Yamamoto and Rita Shimmin, the Co-Executive Directors, who bring a wealth of compassion and experience to the task of continuing GLIDE’s impact and success in the coming years.

GLIDE Provides...

Health Clinic • Mental Healthcare • HIV/AIDS Services • Addiction Recovery • Women’s Services Licensed Child Care • Sunday Celebrations • Free Meals • Crisis Center • Rooftop Garden Permanent Housing • Community Advocacy • Youth Programs • Domestic Violence Recovery • After School Programs and much more…

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