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Publicly Accessible Laundry Machine for People Experiencing Homelessness

Recent Team Blogs

January 27, 2020
By Chloe Landau By January 16th, we had already laid the groundwork for our machine, but we knew that there would most likely be gaps in our knowledge since none of us have rigorously studied mechanical engineering. Guate Wiig Nordby and Zac Bensing, recent graduates of UPenn’s Masters of...
January 10, 2020
By Chloe Landau  On November 19th, an article by Eliza Shapiro was published in the New York Times titled “114,000 Students in N.Y.C. Are Homeless. These Two Let Us Into Their Lives.”  One of the students Shapiro follows in her article attends P.S. 188, where I serve...
November 19, 2019
On October 31st, our InvenTeam took a trip to the Bowery Mission to get feedback on the concept of our machine from men who experienced homelessness themselves. The Bowery Mission has served homeless and hungry New Yorkers since the 1870s. This non-profit has counseled people of all backgrounds...