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US Storage Centers Acquired a Self Storage Facility in Delray Beach, Florida

by Winnie Hsiu June 12, 2014 8:05 PM
Earlier this week, US Storage Centers announced that they purchased a self storage facility in Delray Beach, Florida. The facility has 568 units and over 49,000 square feet of rentable space. It is located at 1425 SW 10th Street. [More]

PhoneSmart Succeeds in Raising Over $1000 With ‘Toes for a Kure’

by Winnie Hsiu April 15, 2014 11:45 PM
In a perfect world there would be no need for donation drives to help raise money so researchers can continue working to find cures for deadly diseases. Our world is far from perfect though. So it’s good that there are different organizations like PhoneSmart, a company that offers off-site sales support service for self storage facilities. [More]

PhoneSmart Holds a "Toes for a Kure" Fundraiser

by Winnie Hsiu February 19, 2014 10:19 PM
They come in red, black, yellow, orange, and green. They are made out of plastic, gel, rubber, foam, leather, and suede. Some are decorated with jewels, flowers, bows, or camouflage material. What are they? Flip-flops. And flip flops will be used to further cancer research. [More]

Storage Solution Inc. Helps Kure It Reach $2 Million Milestone

by Kim Kilpatrick September 3, 2013 9:57 PM
Storage facility owners and manager’s are very big hearted. They are always helping charitable and non-profit organizations to reach out and help the less fortunate in their communities. Storage Solution Inc. donated a check that helped Kure It reach their goal of $2 million dollars. [More]

Self Storage Software Company Wants to Do More with Your Donations

by Winnie Hsiu February 28, 2013 5:52 PM
Charitable contributions can often be a lot like votes. Alone they can’t do much; in fact they are quite powerless. However, when combined with others, cultivated and grown they can do a lot of great things. That is just what one self storage software company has in mind for the month of March when it comes to donations made to one charity. [More]

Optivest Properties Announces Upcoming Charity Storage Auction

by Winnie Hsiu February 15, 2013 6:17 PM
In 2009, a year with one of the deepest post-World-War-III recession, over 905 of the average households in the United States donated over $1600 to non-profit and charity organizations. Why, when the economy has tanked and people are struggling financially, do people give to charities? [More]

StorageMart Supports Women in Need Inc. by Partnering with Charity Storage

by Holly Robinson October 8, 2012 6:11 PM
Today, StorageMart announced that it has joined with Charity Storage in an effort to support Women In Need Inc. (WIN). WIN serves the homeless women and children in New York City.

On Valentine’s Day in 1983, Women in Need (WIN) and the Church of St. Mary the Virgin in midtown Manhattan, opened their first emergency residence. Ten homeless women were admitted. What a sweet gift it was to these women. For almost 30 years, Women in Need has provided homeless women (and their children) with safe, clean housing and support for the women to develop skills to become self-reliant. [More]

Storage Asset Management Inc. Throws Support Behind Charity Storage

by Holly Robinson September 21, 2012 10:15 AM
During presidential election years, we all know that big businesses throw their support behind a presidential by giving huge financial contributions to the candidate of their choice. Companies like Microsoft, Google, the University of California, and DAL the Piper law firm have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Obama's campaign. Romney's campaign has received large amounts of money from Goldman Sachs, JP Chase Bank, Morgan Stanley, and Bank of America. [More]

Charity Storage Makes a Presentation at the SSA Conference & Trade Show in Vegas

by Tony Gonzalez September 12, 2012 6:45 PM
The Self Storage Association held its Fall Conference & Trade Show in Las Vegas on September 5-7 at Ceaser’s Palace. Charity Storage and Kure It Cancer Research were there and offered a way for the self storage industry to give back to the communities that they are in. [More]

Fledging Organization Steps up Big for SSA Scholarship Fund

by Kim Kilpatrick May 10, 2012 8:30 PM
It is not uncommon for major companies and organizations to get involved in some sort of charity work. Often times it is there way of giving back to the community that has helped make them the success that they are. However, if you ask whomever is in charge of charitable activities for these organizations they will all complain about the same problem. [More]
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