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Want Some Help Getting Into Self Storage Auctions?

by Kim Kilpatrick September 16, 2013 10:08 PM
When you hear about some of the incredible—and valuable—finds that the people on shows like Storage Wars have had you have to wonder if you can do it too. Why not, right? Well—because it may not be as easy as it looks, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t. You just might need a little help to get started. [More]

Self Storage Auctions Aplenty in San Diego This Week

by Kim Kilpatrick August 5, 2013 7:24 PM
There are lots of things to do in San Diego. You can go to one of the beaches, visit Seaport Village, stroll through the historic Gaslamp Quarter, fly a kite in Mission Bay Park, enjoy Old Town, go to SeaWorld, or visit the zoo. There is always something to see or do for everyone.

This week there is also something else quite unusual going on. There will be self storage auctions galore around the city for those interested in those auctions. [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]

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]

New Venture Combines Two of Self Storage’s Most Well Known Attributes

by Tony Gonzalez March 2, 2012 5:07 PM
Whenever budding entrepreneurs and inventors try to come up with the next great ‘thing’ they often look to existing ideas for inspiration, something that they believe they can make even better. Often times this train of thought fails, but on occasion the marriage of two good ideas has been known to result in something that is absolutely brilliant. [More]
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