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News Round-Up in the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson May 14, 2012 3:12 PM
Two self storage facilities in Wyoming will be holding their second annual garage sale and raffle. Walsh Drive Storage in Casper and Interstate Storage Solutions in Evansville are sponsoring this event as a fund raiser for the Youth Crisis Center (YCC). Last year their garage sale raised $5,000. They want to raise $6,000 this year. [More]

LifeStorage Mokena Continues Food Drive Through 2012

by Kim Kilpatrick February 13, 2012 6:18 PM
At Thanksgiving and during the Christmas holidays, people open their hearts – and their wallets – to help out the less fortunate members in their community. People donate toys, food, coats, gloves, and money to various charities in their communities. The holidays are behind us yet LifeStorage in Mokena, Illinois, has decided to continue its food-drive efforts throughout 2012. [More]

San Diego Self Storage Launches Holiday Toy Drive

by Kim Kilpatrick November 11, 2011 11:52 AM
Interested in free admission to the USS Midway or entering a raffle to win credit toward a self storage rental unit? All you have to do is participate in Toys for Tots.

San Diego Self Storage (SDSS) is sponsoring its 13th annual Toys for Tots drive at all of its locations in the greater San Diego area. The toy drive goes from now until December 19. [More]

Chicago-Based Self Storage Company Raffles Rent

by Kim Kilpatrick April 28, 2010 12:58 PM
The Lock Up, a nationwide self storage company based in Chicago, announced Sunday that it will offer its new and existing tenants the chance to win up to $1000 in free rent for a self storage unit. The raffle is a new marketing technique that The Lock Up hopes will draw in more tenants and show appreciation to tenants who currently rent units from the business. [More]