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Washed Mobile a novel approach to ensure laundry service for homeless people

Launching soon, Washed Mobile will be a laundromat in a truck hitting the streets this summer to help homeless people have clean clothes.
Pastor DJ Rabe from the nondenominational The House Church of Snohomish teamed up with his long-time friend Eric Hogan, a finance manager, to produce the first of it’s kind mobilized ministry.
“We want to first meet them at their most basic point of need, which is to be clean,” explained Rabe as he spoke of the homeless population, “and then guide them and lead them to a real solution.”
There are mobile shower trailers, and mobile dental vans, but this may be the first mobile launderer for the homeless.
“Survival, then sustainability, then success and then significance,” is what Rabe says he hopes to accomplish with Washed Mobile.
He said he knows people who have cancelled job interviews simply because they had no clean clothes to wear.

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