Former homeless man turns car dealership into a shelter for the homeless to park and sleep overnight
People who are forced to live in their cars face many perils. One of the greatest dangers is finding a safe place to park at night.
Parking in a densely-populated area raises the chances of getting caught by the police and being told to "move along" in the middle of the night. But parking in an isolated are can be downright dangerous.
James Charles, the general manager of Kiplin Automotive Group in Charlotte, North Carolina, turned his car lot into a safe space for people experiencing homelessness by offering it up to people who sleep in their cars.
The lot is well lit and has security cameras to protect them while they sleep.
Charles announced the lot would be open to the homeless in a Facebook post.
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