Nagase Osamu Glide Fund Board Member

Glide fund board member nagase osamu

Glide Fund, Board Member Nagase Osamu has an impressive resume and his dedication to raising the voices of those with disabilities, in our opinion is unmatched.  The Premiere of “Mark – A Call To Action” was a pivotal point for the friendship that Mark and Nagase shared over the years. At the time of filming, […]

Howdy Homemade Ice Cream in the great state of Texas.

Job Creation Foundation Feat. Howdy Homemade

One of the many purposes of Glide Fund is to highlight stories from around the world relating to overcoming disability. And this story involves my dear friend Bob Sambol from Dallas, Texas. Bob Sambol is a famed Dallas Restaurateur and we’ve been friends since 1993 when he opened Bob’s Steak & Chop House. Fast forward to today […]

Paul Bookman

When producer Ron Small contacted my son two years ago about being the subject of a documentary regarding his life and work with disability rights and advocacy, I had no idea what this would encompass and where it might lead. After the initial filming was done in Tokyo in the Fall of 2022, I began to see what Ron was attempting to… READ MORE

Rachel Bookman

When Rachel Bookman was 19 years old, waiting on a heart transplant – she launched a website with the intention of sharing with others what was going on in her life. Fast forward 10 years Rachel is now working with GLIDE FUND INC. to carry on the legacy of her brother Dr. Mark Bookman. We… READ MORE

Ron Small

The makings of “Mark – A Call to Action” began in August of 1978 when I met Paul Bookman (obviously not yet Dr. Bookman) on Day 1 of Tulane University in New Orleans. It is Paul I blame…I mean credit for helping me choose a Major in Anthropology. I had taken so much advanced Science… READ MORE