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Troy Downing Accepts Board Position with Charity Storage

by Winnie Hsiu June 17, 2014 6:44 PM
Troy Downing, Chief Executive Officer of AC Self Storage Solutions LLC, accepted a seat on the board of directors for Charity Storage. Downing brings a vast depth of self storage experience to this position. [More]

Self Storage Company Teams Up With Charity Storage to Help Veterans and Support Cancer Research

by Winnie Hsiu May 26, 2014 11:14 PM
Having an extra day off from work is a nice perk to any weekend and is enough to make most people happy for whatever holiday happens to grant it. This past weekend people had Monday off for Memorial Day. While many probably took to the ballpark, beach, park, or to the backyard to grill there was likely a portion that forgot why they have the time to do it. [More]

Self Storage Industry Gives an All-Around Effort in Fight Against Cancer

by John Stevens April 5, 2013 7:37 PM
The self storage industry has quietly become one of the best investments in the market in recent years as the industry continues to be a reliable performer in spite of the economy. Like its bottom line, the industry’s philanthropic efforts have continued to be strong especially when it comes to fighting cancer. [More]

Self Storage Company Trying to Make the Most of a Bad Thing

by Holly Robinson March 1, 2013 6:32 PM
People have become famous for doing bad things in the past. So much so that it almost seems like there is an underlying sentiment in some segments of society that thinks it is okay to do something dubious because of the notoriety that will be received following the dastardly deed. [More]

Self Storage Company Helps “Round Up” Donations for Cancer Research

by Kim Kilpatrick January 11, 2013 9:15 PM
Sometimes problems can be so tough to overcome and so large that the idea of overcoming them can be viewed as nearly impossible. As a result, many people will not even bother to try thinking that their best efforts are barely going to make a difference. What they fail to realize is that is the one way to insure that the problem/issue at hand ends up unresolved in the end. [More]

Self Storage Industry’s Tradition of Charity Continues to Shine

by Winnie Hsiu December 4, 2012 9:23 PM
During this time of year the need to give to those less fortunate is something that many look to do. There is just something that brings out the good in people and encourages them to do unto others as they would have others do unto them. Many businesses can be found—self storage and otherwise—set up to help individuals give whatever they can. [More]

Louisiana Self Storage Raises Money for American Heart Association

by Holly Robinson October 31, 2012 6:10 PM
Recently, we have written about several self storage facilities across the United States who have partnered with Charity Storage to raise money for various charities. Fort Knox Climate Controlled Self Storage in Louisiana has now joined the ranks of those working with Charity Storage. [More]

Self Storage Companies Want to Help Those Who Can’t Help Themselves

by Tony Gonzalez October 18, 2012 7:47 PM
Many self storage companies throughout the United States and across the world make it a regular practice to get involved in the community in which they are based. Sure, part of the reason is to gain some positive press (and the subsequent advertising that goes with it). The fact of the matter is that they are doing something for those who have trouble doing it for themselves. [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]
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