San Francisco Bus Offers Mobile Showers For The Homeless.
Dec 1, 2014
51-year-old former marketing executive Doniece Sandoval started Lava Mae, a new non-profit project that aims to turn decommissioned city buses into shower stations for the homeless. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has donated one bus for the cause and is willing to donate three more in the future if the project succeeds. The project is currently $80,000 short of its first year's budget of $365,000 and is run on donations. San Francisco counts nearly 6,500 homeless people in 2013 with 4,300 people living on the street.