We can limit our time on social media. Time spent at the laundromat, not so much.
Which is why a Philadelphia-based startup is providing meaningful support while people are using community machines. That’s typically 2 hours per visit.
Together with partner institutions, the founders are offering free medical provision such as mammograms, hepatitis B tests and blood pressure screenings.
There is also help accessing healthcare providers and food vouchers or a literacy corner for children.
Lack of internet and language difficulties prevent people from accessing essential services. Tailored personal support opens doors that would otherwise remain closed.
Free laundry tokens and accommodation vouchers encourage participation. Help filing tax returns is next.
A personalized service has helped the Hispanic community already.