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A mobile shower and laundry system for the homeless




Similar to Dignity on Wheels, Lava Mae is a San Francisco non-profit;  delivering dignity one shower at a time to the homeless. Lava Mae has converted decommissioned MUNI buses into mobile shower and toilet facilities.
Similar to Dignity on Wheels, Lava Mae is a San Francisco non-profit; delivering dignity one shower at a time to the homeless. Lava Mae has converted decommissioned MUNI buses into mobile shower and toilet facilities.
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Winter's in full effect and providing shelter to the homeless when the weather turns bad has been a challenge for many American cities.

But even when the weather is mild and dry, homeless people struggle to meet basic needs, like finding places to shower and do laundry. Now, one non-profit in Santa Clara, California is trying to change that. Dignity on Wheels provides mobile shower and laundry stations to those in need. Pastor Paul Bains is the President of WeHope, its parent organization and he joins A Martinez to talk about the challenges and rewards of running the program.