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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]

There are Milestones of All Kinds in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens February 21, 2014 12:44 AM
Milestones are important. They give people something to measure off of. They give people a target or goal to shoot for, and in many cases without one it can be real easy to become complacent and lazy. If you do that in a business—like the self storage industry—you risk doing the one thing that you don’t want to do. [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]

There is Nothing Like Fighting the Good Fight in the Self Storage Industry

by Winnie Hsiu September 12, 2013 9:17 PM
For many businesses—self storage and otherwise—it can be a fight in order to keep the doors open at first, or at all for that matter. In spite of the struggle to stay open, many businesses are still more than willing to help fight the good fight against some of the many problems that society is afflicted with. [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 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 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]

SpareFoot Wins Austin's Startup Olympics

by Kim Kilpatrick February 27, 2013 6:01 PM
Remember the movie Cool Runnings that was based on the bobsled team from Jamaica that participated in the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada? They were the ultimate ‘underdog’ story of the games. They had little practice going down a bobsled track. They borrowed spare sleds from other countries to compete. Coming from a tropical climate they didn’t know much about winter sports, winter, and just how cold winter could be. [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]

College Football Rivals Trying to do Like Self Storage Industry and Help Kure It

by Winnie Hsiu January 1, 2013 10:30 PM
On New Year’s Day and for the next several days much of the nation will be watching the best of the best in college football battle it out in one of many bowl games leading up to the national title game between Alabama and Notre Dame. In some cases the games involve rivals, but in every case they involve the teams doing some sort of charitable work. [More]
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