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Hatfield Depot Self Storage in Pennsylvania Has Innovative Activities

by Winnie Hsiu March 23, 2012 3:56 PM
There are several activities that self storage owners participate in that are common across the nation. They collect food for food banks, winter wear for the less fortunate, and toys for needy children at Christmas time. Hatfield Depot Self -
Storage in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, is participating in very unusual activities. One activity is participating in a towel drive. [More]

Being Amazing Helps in the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson March 23, 2012 3:16 PM
There is something that any and every business—self storage or otherwise-- strives to do whether it is a start-up or a company with a long-standing history. They all want to be recognized by their peers, industry experts, and most importantly their customers for providing excellent service and a stellar product. [More]

Big Changes Ahead for Self Storage Industry in the UK

by John Stevens March 22, 2012 9:07 PM
The self storage industry is poised for growth in the UK. Businesses have really latched on to the idea of using self storage units to full fill their storage needs, and thousands of private individuals enjoy having the extra space at home that having a self storage unit allows them to have. Starting in October, that storage space will likely cost them a little bit more. [More]

Westy's Self Storage in New Jersey Supports Book Drive

by John Stevens March 22, 2012 2:56 PM
Westy's Self Storage in New Jersey announced its support of a local book drive. The self storage company has supported the book drive in previous years. It is pleased to be a designated drop off location once again for this year’s for book donations. The Summit College Club is the sponsor the book drive. [More]

San Diego Supports a Local High School Color Guard

by Kim Kilpatrick March 21, 2012 8:05 PM
If you regularly follow our Self Storage Industry news, you know that we often report about how the owners and managers of self storage facilities are very community minded. They support charitable events and help out those in the community who are in need. They also do many acts of giving. San Diego Self Storage is a good example of this charitable giving. They recently donated money to a local high school’s color guard. [More]

Self Storage Company Does What it Can to Feed the Hungry

by Tony Gonzalez March 21, 2012 7:50 PM
Many businesses like to engage in food drives around Christmas time and Thanksgiving, including many within the self storage industry. While the interest in helping is pretty high around those times of year, the fact of the matter is that there are thousands of people wondering where or when their next meal is going to come every day. [More]

Self Storage Facilities are there for Their Communities

by Winnie Hsiu March 20, 2012 7:34 PM
Businesses go where they are needed so in that respect you can say that they are there for their respective communities. While that is true for the self storage industry (like any other business), time and time again members of the self storage industry have proven that they are there for their communities for more than just revenue. [More]

Clayton's Self Storage in New Jersey Helps with School Expansion

by Holly Robinson March 20, 2012 2:22 PM
The future of our country lies is providing the youth of our nation with a good education. Ralph Clayton, owner of Clayton's Self Storage and Clayton Construction, knows this and is willing to do his share to support the educational endeavors in his community. [More]

What is Enough Security for a Self Storage Facility?

by John Stevens March 19, 2012 7:33 PM
Self storage companies are entrusted with a very important duty—taking care of people’s belongings. While they often do not have value to anyone but the owner, that in itself is enough. As long as it means something to someone, it is important for self storage companies to recognize that and protect those belongings accordingly. [More]

Harrington Moving and Storage Will Particpate in the Valerie Fund Walk

by Kim Kilpatrick March 19, 2012 3:33 PM
Jeff Harrington, owner of Harrington Moving & Storage in Maplewood, New Jersey, announced his participation in the 2012 Valerie Fund Walk. The Valerie Fund is a not-for-profit organization that provides support for the comprehensive health care of children with cancer and blood disorders. Harrington always stresses the importance of volunteering in the community and feels this is a great way to give back. Harrington's own son will complete his chemotherapy treatments in June. [More]
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