The Gubbio Project

 Michael Mulling, originally from Texas, has been coming to the Gubbio Project since its began in December at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church. 

Michael Mulling, originally from Texas, has been coming to the Gubbio Project since its began in December at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church. 

 Charles Pitts has lived in San Francisco for 15 years. When asked what he felt people should know about the homeless in SF, he stated that "ultimately we are the victims." " We are children that have been abused and we are just adults now."

Charles Pitts has lived in San Francisco for 15 years. When asked what he felt people should know about the homeless in SF, he stated that "ultimately we are the victims." " We are children that have been abused and we are just adults now."

 Kurt Jones, in San Francisco for 3 years, has been coming to the Gubbio Project for a week. 

Kurt Jones, in San Francisco for 3 years, has been coming to the Gubbio Project for a week. 

 Michael has been, in SF since 2000, attending the Gubbio project since they started serving. 

Michael has been, in SF since 2000, attending the Gubbio project since they started serving. 

 Richard Bandoli, originally from Illinois, arrived in SF in 1978 and has been attending the Gubbio Project for a couple of months. 

Richard Bandoli, originally from Illinois, arrived in SF in 1978 and has been attending the Gubbio Project for a couple of months. 

 Ariana Strangelove sits outside St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church after breakfast was served by the Gubbio Project. 

Ariana Strangelove sits outside St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church after breakfast was served by the Gubbio Project. 

 Ariana Strangelove sits outside St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church after breakfast was served by the Gubbio Project. 

Ariana Strangelove sits outside St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church after breakfast was served by the Gubbio Project. 

 Signs Kurt Jones displays signs outside the Gubbio Project at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church.

Signs Kurt Jones displays signs outside the Gubbio Project at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church.

 Michael Varn stands outside the Gubbio Project at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church. Friday June 24, 2016.

Michael Varn stands outside the Gubbio Project at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church. Friday June 24, 2016.

 Orange mats line the floor at the Gubbio Project held in St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church. 

Orange mats line the floor at the Gubbio Project held in St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church. 

I spent a Friday morning at St. John the Evangelist church where the Gubbio Project operates a shelter for the homeless in San Francisco. The Gubbio Project provides "a sacred space and sanctuary for unhoused people in need of safe, compassionate respite during the day." You can read more about the story at El Tecolote here