SALT Outreach is helping the homeless through their SALT Shower Trailer. They partnered with Downtown Orlando’s First United Methodist Church hosted the SALT Shower Trailer for the first time on Tuesday, March 10th as the COVID19 pandemic was beginning to worsen in Orlando.
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By: The Community Paper
April 19th, 2019
Freshening up the homeless, Orlando group 'SALT' creates mobile hygiene center for upcoming interviews
Mario Perez doesn’t have a car to take him places or a home to call his own.
But he nailed down a job interview this week, and he’s going to look sharp for it, thanks to SALT; a Christian millennial group of volunteers dedicated to helping Orlando’s homeless freshen up.
OUC debuts energy-efficient showers for homeless citizens around Orlando
The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) said that they have partnered with SALT Outreach Inc. to provide energy-efficient showers to homeless citizens around Orlando. Engineers with OUC reportedly worked with SALT to retrofit the trailer with four solar panels to provide about 60 showers per charge.
Group hopes Shower Trailer can help combat homelessness in Downtown Orlando
A shower trailer will soon be available to homeless people in downtown Orlando. Eric Camarillo -- president of SALT, which stands for Service and Love Together -- said he hopes it will change lives. "We've done surveys with the homeless, and some who are actively looking for a job haven't showered in three months," he said. "You can't get a job if you can't shower."