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WHAT’S HAPPENING AT GUBBIO!
December 2015: The Gubbio Project Expanded to the
After over 10 years of serving the homeless community in the Tenderloin, the Gubbio Project expanded to a second site, St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in the Mission, where it provides a safe place for the homeless to rest and receive basic services (toiletries, a public restroom, socks, blankets, breakfast, haircuts, a place to worship, HIV testing, massage services, and referrals) for four hours each weekday morning, as well as a breakfast program hosted by different volunteer groups. Read more about The Gubbio Project’s second site here.
“San Francisco parish’s pews provide homeless with peace, respite..” –National Catholic Reporter
Reader responses to “Field Hospital” reports on grassroots efforts to support homeless persons have been edifying to NCR and inspirational to other giving communities.
Speaking of inspirational, more than one reader called our attention to the outside-the-box outreach in San Francisco, The Gubbio Project, based at St. Boniface Church in the heart of the city’s Tenderloin — a roughly 40-square block patch of poverty known for drugs, prostitution, homelessness and crime.
Heading into its 12th year, The Gubbio Project’s signature activity is opening the back two-thirds of St. Boniface Church on weekdays from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. to those living on the streets so they can sleep or rest in safety and security. Meanwhile, the two daily Masses are celebrated in the front of the church nearer the altar. Continue reading the article by Dan Morris-Young here.
Board Member Dell and Hospitality Monitor Carlos installing new sinks in our bathrooms.
Executive Director, Laura Slattery, handing out Christmas gift bags made by DeMarillac Students.
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Location & Hours
St. Boniface Church
133 Golden Gate
San Francisco, CA 94102
Hours of Operation:
St. John the Evangelist
1661 15th St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
Hours of Operation: