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Someway, Somehow the Self Storage Industry Finds a Way to Come Through

by John Stevens August 14, 2013 11:38 PM
When it comes to the product that the self storage industry provides the reliability of it delivering on its intended purpose is second to none. That is not all that the self storage industry does though. Along with helping people store their things many members of the industry are known for making a difference in other ways as well. [More]

Self Storage Company Wants to Help People When They Need It Most

by John Stevens August 6, 2013 11:48 PM
People go in to business—self storage or otherwise—to make money. That is a well-known fact. In a perfect world the product or service that a business provides will be something that can help people or make their lives better, but that is not always the case. However, there are plenty of times when it can or the company finds another way to lend a helping hand when people need it most. [More]

Self Storage Industry Heavily Involved in Humanitarian Efforts

by Tony Gonzalez May 6, 2011 8:30 PM
People go in to business for any number of reasons, but for the most part it is all about making money. While that is likely the main reason for anyone, there are a number of people that after they become successful decide to use the means by which their business now allows to do something greater than just turn a profit. [More]

What Can You Do With That Old Kaypro?

by Tony Gonzalez July 9, 2010 10:38 PM
If you have an old Kaypro, hang onto it -- it’s part of computer history. Pack it carefully and put it into your self storage unit. But if you have computer or electronic equipment to get rid of that is not quite so old, you may want to take it to your local self storage facility for a different reason -- to recycle it. Many self storage facilities are beginning to offer e-waste recycling -- recycling of electronic waste. Items that can be dropped off at e-waste collection centers include computers (both laptop and desktop), monitors, cell phones, printers, camcorders, CD/DVD/cassette players, fax machines, photocopiers, radios, stereos, landline telephones, VCRs, televisions, batteries and power packs, etc. [More]

Security Self Storage Hosts "Eggstravaganza"

by Winnie Hsiu March 9, 2010 1:38 PM
Security Self Storage, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, has announced that it will be holding an "Eggstravaganza" on March 20 to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Pierce and Port St. Lucie. The Eggstravaganza, which is free and open to children between the ages of five and twelve, will take place between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., but registration will start at 10 a.m. The event will be hosted at 501 N.W. Business Center Drive, Port St. Lucie, FL, 34986.

Boys & Girls Club is a nonprofit organization that provides enrichment activities for children in the community, especially children who come from disadvantaged backgrounds. For example, the Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie recently took a group of children on a field trip to Regal Entertainment's Free Family Film Festival (a trip paid for by a grant from Regal). The Boys & Girls Club also offers summer camps, after-school activities, and programs designed to help children develop leadership skills, good character, and health and life skills, as well as programs focused on sports, fitness, and the arts. [More]

Self Storage Companies Support Haitian Relief Efforts

by John Stevens January 26, 2010 11:13 AM
Whenever donations need to be collected to aid disaster victims or to provide to a good cause, self storage companies seem to be among the first to help out. This has proven to be equally true with regard to the Haitian relief effort. Self storage companies have jumped to the front of the relief effort with generous offers of space to hold donations. [More]