In-Kind Donations

In general, GLIDE welcomes in-kind donations that meet our community's basics needs.

View the lists below for accepted and unaccepted items, and contact Eden Chan at 415.674.6019 or before delivering your items.

Accepted In-Kind Donations

Hygiene Kit Items (New & Unused) :

  • new socks, t-shirts, underwear
  • soap
  • shampoo
  • deodorant
  • toothpaste
  • toothbrushes
  • shaving cream
  • razors
  • feminine hygiene items

Toys :
We accept new, unwrapped toys for our annual holiday Toy Giveaway throughout the year. Please avoid toy guns and war toys, and please keep the diversity of GLIDE youth in mind when donating dolls and other gender and ethnic-specific items.

Food Donations :
Please contact Bruce McKinney at 415.674.6043 or to ask about food donations. Since we maintain a large kitchen at every meal, small items, such as canned goods are better utlized at your local food pantry or bank.

Items Not Typically Accepted :

  • clothing other than socks, t-shirts, and underwear
  • furniture (without prior approval)
  • computers, printers

Many items that we are unable to accept can be donated to the Community Thrift Store. When making donations to them, please select GLIDE as the benefiting charity and your items will convert into monetary donations that directly support our programs. 

Community Thrift Store
623 Valencia Street