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Photo of Gubbio guests from Choir Loft enjoying "sacred sleep"
The Gubbio Project is seeking applicants to join our Board of Directors.
The Gubbio Project is a unique program that provides refuge for the homeless in the sanctuary of two churches. Housed in the beautiful Saint Boniface Catholic Church in the heart of the Tenderloin District and St. John the Evangelist in the Mission District of San Francisco, The Gubbio Project offers sanctuary and sacred sleep during the day, along with blankets, toiletries and clean bathrooms, to our neighbors without homes. It also provides opportunities for engagement and connection with the homeless to those in the neighborhood, the church, and the school communities. According to ABC News coverage, Saint Boniface is the only church that has successfully initiated and continued such a program, now for almost 15 years.
Goals and Activities
The goals of The Gubbio Project are two-fold:
To provide a clean, beautiful, quiet, and safe space for people to rest during the day
To cultivate a sense of community among the homeless and a sense of understanding and shared responsibility in the broader church, school and neighborhood communities
We are seeking to expand our Board of Directors. We are especially seeking applicants who have experience with fund development, legal matters, financial matters, and/or board development. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
About 4-5 hours a month
Passionate about people; wants to learn more about walking with those living on the streets