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Philanthropic Endeavors Continue for a California Self Storage Facility

by Kim Kilpatrick March 7, 2011 8:27 PM
There are some businesses that are only concerned with their bottom line; with filling their own pockets and making sure that they make as much profit as possible. There are others that take the privilege of having a successful business as an honor and express their gratitude by giving back to the community that makes their very existence possible. [More]

Self Storage Facility Helps Prepare Kids for a Better Tomorrow

by Holly Robinson March 2, 2011 2:42 PM
One thing that kids don’t really think too much about is where things come from that they need or use on a daily basis. The vast majority of things of course are provided by Mom and Dad, but what about all the things that the community provides (parks, library, etc) or what if Mom and Dad are not able to do all the things they would like to for their kids? [More]

Self Storage, a Family Friendly Business

by Tony Gonzalez March 1, 2011 7:54 AM
There is one thing that just about every business wants to be considered and that is to be family friendly. With that kind of reputation a business is often seen as one that you can trust your business, or in the case of the self storage industry, your belongings to. That of course translates into more business and a healthier bottom line. [More]

Self Storage Company Helping Out Some Heavy Hitters

by John Stevens February 1, 2011 10:44 AM
If a person or company wants to lend a helping hand to those in need there is never a shortage of people that could use it. In the country today there are a number of people that live on the streets, can’t afford food, were not able to buy toys for their kids at Christmas, and go cold every winter because they can’t afford a coat. [More]

New York Self Storage Company Lends a Helping Hand to Some Four-Legged Friends

by Tony Gonzalez January 24, 2011 2:42 PM
Community involvement is nothing new to the self storage industry. During the holiday season companies around the country got involved with Toys for Tots, many offering to store and deliver the toys after they had been collected. While that is the most common way self storage facilities get involved with their communities it is definitely not the only way. [More]

TSSA Hits Ten Year Mark for Helping Children At Shriners Hospital in Texas

by John Stevens January 19, 2011 12:33 PM
For many of us in life, we put our children first. For someone else, especially a business, to help us do this is truly impressive. But that’s just what the Texas Self Storage Association (TSSA) has been doing for the past 10 years for the Shriners Children’s Hospital in Galveston, Texas. It has raised a total of $249,600 for the children in this hospital during the past decade. [More]

Self Storage Industry Gives Back to Wounded Veterans

by Tony Gonzalez January 18, 2011 9:33 AM
It is not uncommon to hear about self storage companies getting involved in charity within their respective communities. Every year there are hundreds of facilities around the country that get involved in the Toys for Tots program with the U.S Marines. Many also hold food drives and clothes drives around the holidays as well as throughout the year. [More]

Kindness Extends Beyond Charity Work in the Self Storage Industry

by Kim Kilpatrick December 24, 2010 10:19 AM
Around this time of year the self storage industry comes up in the news a lot generally for all the work that many facilities do with local charities. Many units across the nation get involved with Toys for Tots every holiday season. Many more get involved in food and clothing drives to help out the less fortunate as well. [More]

Local Santa Barbara Self storage Facility and Coffee Shop Team Up to do a Good Deed

by Holly Robinson December 21, 2010 10:30 AM
At this time of year there is never a bigger need for people to think of others and donate something to charity be it toys, food, money, or time. With the economy in the state that it is this holiday season there are likely going to be even more people looking for help when it comes to making this holiday season a happy one. [More]

Self Storage Facility Doing What They Can To Help the Homeless

by Winnie Hsiu December 2, 2010 4:05 PM
To often these days the mantra for many is that they do what they do (or don’t do) because they don’t want to get involved. They have to look out for themselves. It’s become commonplace on most reality television shows to see friends stabbing friends in the back because they are supposedly putting themselves first for a change. [More]
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