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World Tree of Hope

October 12, 2019

6:30 pm

Grace Cathedral welcomes the Rainbow World Fund (RWF) World Tree of Hope for the holidays.

Our bishop, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, gives the welcome. See the tree light up and stay for a party to celebrate hope. Help decorate the tree November 30 through December 9. Sign up here.

The World Tree of Hope will be on view through January 10, 2020. 

The RWF World Tree of Hope is a gift to the San Francisco Bay Area and the world from the LGBT community. It is the largest annual origami-decorated holiday tree in the world, with more than 17,000 origami cranes and stars. Wishes are sent in from around the world by mail and online at The wishes are then printed and folded into origami cranes by a diverse team of volunteers.


1-minute time lapse decorating tree.

A message of hope.

About Rainbow World Fund

Rainbow World Fund’s (RWF) mission is to promote peace, unity and hope by leading the LGBT movement in participating in local and humanitarian relief efforts.

Founded in 2000, RWF is the world’s first and only all-volunteer, LGBT-based humanitarian aid organization.


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