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Common Reasons That People Become Homeless.

Domestic Violence Domestic violence is one of the leading causes of homelessness among women and children. Nearly 50% of homeless women and children are fleeing abuse in their home environment. Most women in an abusive situation don’t have the resources to leave, but if she stays at home, they may risk being injured again. Choosing …

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Find Free Showers In These US Cities!

Homeless communities constantly fight for basic necessities that many of us take for granted. ShowerUp provides mobile hygiene and shower services for homelessness in major cities across the US. Here are some places where you can get access if you are currently struggling with homelessness. Huntsville, AL Huntsville, AL, is calculated to have 561 chronically homeless …

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Why Poor Hygiene Can Hinder Growth 

Poor hygiene affects more than just your physical appearance. It goes beyond dirty clothes, ungroomed hair, dirty nails, and body odor. Poor hygiene can also affect one’s mental health, make one more susceptible to diseases, and even hinder one’s self-esteem.  Here are some more ways that poor hygiene can hinder one’s growth:    Depleted Mental …

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What Can Local Communities Do To Help The Homeless?

There are many ways to help people experiencing homelessness beyond giving out money on the street. You can take steps to empower organizations working in the field to help people experiencing homelessness. If you want to do more to help, keep reading below for some of the most practical ways you can help the homeless …

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What Items Are Most Helpful For You To Donate

At ShowerUp, we not only like to provide mobile showers for those experiencing homelessness, but we also like to provide as many essential products and goods as any human needs. Here are some products that you could consider donating, or visit our Amazon Wishlist to learn more.   Skin and Hygiene Products Some of the most …

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Where To Find Access To Free Showers Near You? 

Homeless communities across the country are constantly fighting for necessities such as personal hygiene services and products. ShowerUp provides those experiencing homelessness in major cities across the US with mobile showers and hospitality stations. Here are some places where you can find free access to showers and toiletries if you are currently struggling with homelessness. …

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ShowerUp is Heading to Boston, MA: How To Help?

Boston has always had an issue with homelessness, specifically on Massachusetts Ave and Melnea Cass Blvd. Due to COVID-19 as well as increased gentrification in certain areas, the issue has become much worse. At ShowerUp, we believe that everyone deserves access to basic necessities such as showers, personal hygiene products, and even clean apparel. Keep …

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