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Joined in July 2013

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LavaMaeX is changing the way the world sees and serves its unhoused neighbors. Founded in 2014 as Lava Mae, we began by converting public transportation buses into showers and toilets on wheels to address the lack of access to hygiene faced by San Francisco’s unhoused. After surpassing our 2020 goal to serve 30,000 unhoused Californians — 16 months ahead of schedule — on January 1, 2020, we relaunched as a nonprofit accelerator to build a worldwide network of providers who take critical services to the street, where the unhoused need them most.

LavaMaeX is changing the way the world sees and serves its unhoused neighbors. Founded in 2014 as Lava Mae, we began by converting public transportation buses into showers and toilets on wheels to address the lack of access to hygiene faced…

Issue Areas Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Community Development
  • Housing & Homelessness
  • Poverty

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