Jason Christensen is the founder of Sleep Trailer, a company that aims to provide safety, security, and dignity to those in need. Christensen is a resident of Albany, Oregon, US, and loves to create innovative ways to solve complex problems. The trailers were inspired by capsule hotels in Japan – but on wheels – and each unit is filled with eight individual pods to provide emergency shelter to those in need. Christensen’s ultimate goal is to provide “a bed for every head.” The pods are intended to be transitional housing for people as they stabilize themselves with help from supportive services and move towards permanent housing. He posted his concept for the Sleep Trailer solution on TikTok in the fall of 2021 and almost immediately the post grew to 400,000 views. Since then, Christensen has created over 170 TikTok’s explaining the concept in more detail.

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