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Thinkshift / Lava Mae

Lava Mae relaunches as Lava Mae(x), a nonprofit accelerator for communities responding to the homelessness crisis

September 12, 2019


From code to cleanliness: social entrepreneurs support San Francisco’s homeless

October 23, 2019

Dallas Innovates

McKinney Nonprofit Provides Showers to the Homeless

October 23, 2019

The Daily Californian

Lava Mae provides showers to homeless population in Berkeley

October 2, 2019


Mobile showers come to Berkeley, providing the homeless with a new place to get clean

September 30, 2019


Right to Shower Is the New Brand Ensuring Homeless People Have Access to Hygiene Services

September 20, 2019

San Francisco Chronicle

Unlike City Hall, SF homeless provider hits goals way ahead of schedule

September 17, 2019

Thinkshift / Lava Mae

Lava Mae Serves 30,000 Unhoused Californians

September 18, 2019

Lake County Record Bee

Adventist Health Clear Lake launches pop-up care shower project in Lake County

September 17, 2019

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