BlackLine Systems Teams with GLIDE Daily Meals Program to Provide Food to San Francisco Families in Need


LOS ANGELES – Nov. 8, 2012 – As part of its ongoing commitment to help others and give back to the community, BlackLine Systems employees, clients and partners will volunteer their time with GLIDE, a San Francisco organization that, for more than 45 years, has been providing a range of holistic services – from meals to housing to healthcare – to the poor and disenfranchised in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. The BlackLine team will assist with the GLIDE Daily Meals Program, providing food to families in this poor, harsh urban community.

BlackLine also will be making a donation on behalf of the group and encourages others to contribute, as well.

WHO: BlackLine Systems and GLIDE

WHAT: GLIDE Daily Meals Program

WHEN: 7a.m. to 3 p.m. PST, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012

WHERE: GLIDE, 330 Ellis St., San Francisco, Calif., 94102

“We understand that today’s economic climate is tough for a lot of people and realize we are very fortunate,” Howard Goldstein, VP of marketing, BlackLine Systems, said. “We’ve made it a company policy to give back to the community by working with organizations like GLIDE, Habitat for Humanity, Fishes & Loaves and Toys for Tots, which continuously and tirelessly help so many people in so many ways.”

BlackLine has helped in its local Los Angeles community through sponsorship of concerts in the park, benefits with the local Toys for Tots and Loaves & Fishes organizations and other community-building events. During the company’s Annual User Conference 2010 in New Orleans and again in Las Vegas in 2011, BlackLine had the privilege of working with the esteemed organization Habitat for Humanity to help build affordable housing in well-deserving neighborhoods in those communities.

For more information, contact Howard Goldstein at


Located at Ellis and Taylor in the Tenderloin, one of San Francisco’s harshest urban environments, GLIDE is an oasis that has served the poor and disenfranchised for more than 45 years. GLIDE is unconditional in its love, support and commitment to the community it serves – providing a range of holistic services from meals to housing to healthcare in order to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization. With an unwavering commitment grounded in spirituality and emotional understanding, GLIDE is a leading organization for social justice – inspiring the larger community to celebrate humanity through compassion, generosity and acceptance. For more information, visit

About BlackLine

BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralising and streamlining financial close operations, intercompany accounting processes and other key F&A processes for large and midsize enterprises.  Designed to complement ERP and other financial systems, BlackLine’s cloud platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management and accounting automation.

BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of Finance and Accounting by centralising key functions within a single, unified cloud platform. Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities. BlackLine helps companies modernise accounting operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close.  To date more than 2,800 companies with users in over 130 countries around the world trust BlackLine to help ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements.

BlackLine is recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions.

Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney servicing its 14 global locations.For more information, please visit


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