.shutterstock_61234516April 28, 2016.

An excerpt from Upworthy.

By Cameron Stevenson.

This Austrailian guy is buying 300 charter buses for an incredible reason: 100,000 homeless folks. 300 busses. And one simple solution.

Two decades later, and no longer homeless, Rowe started looking for a way to give people who are homeless in Melbourne, Australia — like he had been — a place to lay their heads at night.

He explored a bunch of options, and eventually he decided to buy a charter bus, which he’s calling the Sleep Bus.

To fund his passion project, Simon set up a GoFundMe campaign to scrounge up the funds for his first bus.

Within a month’s time, the campaign received donations from all across the globe. Wildly, they raised not only enough money for the first bus, but they’re very close to fully funding their pilot program too, which Simon plans to launch in June 2016. Read More…