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Self Storage Company Helps Charity Soar to New Heights

by Winnie Hsiu January 6, 2012 6:36 PM
Charities likely appreciate the extra attention that they have been getting for the last couple months, but are likely not looking forward to the next couple months when many people don’t feel the need to give since they just did during the holidays. For one self storage company in Atlanta, giving to charity is part of business as usual. [More]

Giving a Helping Hand a Way of Life in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens January 4, 2012 11:40 AM
During the holidays months it is not uncommon for many people to give to charity. Around thanksgiving and Christmas it is just natural for people to want to give to those that are less fortunate. The only problem is that they are less fortunate all year-round, not just during the holidays. [More]

What if There was No Self Storage Industry?

by Tony Gonzalez January 3, 2012 6:27 PM
If there was ever going to be a year where broad speculation backed up by nothing substantial was going to be accepted it would be 2012. According to the Mayan calendar the world is going to end on December 21, 2012. Plenty of theory has been presented to back up the claim, but none of it has been widely accepted (although the movie 2012 paints a pretty bleak picture). [More]

New Year's Resolutions for the Self Storage Industry

by Winnie Hsiu January 2, 2012 7:21 PM
Many people look at the start of the New Year as a new beginning; a chance to stop whatever bad or destructive habits they had gotten into in the last year and start fresh. It is often a time where we find it easier to imagine a greater place in the world for us, as well as a greater us taking a place in the world. [More]

Boy Scouts and Self Storage Company Believe in Being Prepared

by Holly Robinson December 21, 2011 6:54 PM
Be prepared. It’s a pretty simple statement; one that has been the motto of the Boy Scouts of America for decades. When it comes to being prepared for the holiday season, which is often easier said than done, people will do whatever it takes. With the help of a local self storage company, a Boy Scout troop helped hundreds of people do just that. [More]

Self Storage Facilities Know What to Do When it Comes to Giving

by John Stevens December 19, 2011 8:31 PM
It is common for people to feel like donating to charity during the holiday season. Many businesses including your local self storage facility tend to get involved with helping a charity of some kind during the holiday season as a collective way to give back to the community and help those who are down on their luck. With so many worthwhile charities in existence it is hard not to find one willing to accept aid. [More]

Self Storage Companies are Getting into the Holiday Spirit

by Holly Robinson November 14, 2011 7:24 PM
According to the popular holiday song, the world is on the verge of entering the most wonderful time of the year as the holiday season approaches. To make sure that as many people as possible get to experience some holiday cheer, self storage companies in the United States and elsewhere are getting into the holiday spirit. [More]

Storage Businesses Suport Local Charities

by Tony Gonzalez August 23, 2011 8:40 AM
Owners of self storage businesses are very community minded. They donate to cancer research projects, library books to local elementary schools, and car washes for high school clubs and sports teams. They seek ways to support and improve their community. Recently, a self storage company committed to support a scholarship program that allows inner city children to attend a local parochial school. [More]

Philanthropy Commonplace at Self Storage Facilities

by Tony Gonzalez August 9, 2011 2:21 PM
Even when times are good in the country there are always people that are in need. When times are not so good (like now), even more people become in need of a helping hand to meet their basic needs. The good thing is that there are many people that recognize this and work to help those who need helping whenever they can. [More]

Self Storage is not about Being Selfish

by John Stevens August 2, 2011 6:20 PM
Let’s be honest. We live in a world chock full of individuals. More and more things can be done without ever having to come in much contact with other people. Social interaction has given way to the world of self-serve. As Robert Putnam would say, we live in a world where it is becoming common to bowl alone. [More]
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