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Access Self Storage Basingstoke Holds Toy Drive

by Winnie Hsiu December 2, 2013 4:45 PM
At Christmas time, children are busy putting up decorations, making and frosting cookies to give away, shopping and wrapping presents, and eagerly awaiting the time when Santa Claus will come. However, there are some children that can’t do those things – they are sick in the hospital. [More]

Safekeeping Self Storage Supports Cruisin' Texas Toy Run

by Kim Kilpatrick November 25, 2013 7:02 PM
When I say ‘motorcycle riders,’ what typically comes to mind? Big Harley Davidson motorcycles? Muscle-bound and tattooed riders with beards flapping in the wind? Bandanas wrapped around foreheads? Sleeveless black leather vests and black leather pants?

Do you think of needy families and of toys? Probably not. [More]

Manhattan Mini Storage Helping to Spread Christmas Cheer

by Winnie Hsiu November 20, 2013 2:12 PM
Christmas trees, holiday decorations, music, wassail, sugary treats, shopping, Santa Claus. Add all of these together and they help to make a merry and jolly Christmas holiday season. But, what if you took them away? Would there still be Christmas?

Edison Properties isn’t taking all of those things away from Christmas – just the decorations. Instead of spending money on Christmas decorations, Edison Properties will use that money to make the holiday season a little brighter for those in need. [More]

Record Number of Toys Collected by San Diego Self Storage

by Kim Kilpatrick January 30, 2013 1:18 PM
The hustle and bustle of the holidays is over. The Christmas decorations are put away and the tree is taken down. People have returned to their normal day-to-day activities. But the feeling of good will lingers on - especially for San Diego Self Storage. [More]

Self Storage News Roundup

by Kim Kilpatrick December 19, 2012 8:15 PM
In Fairfield, Connecticut, Westy Self Storage is participating in the Toys for Tots donation drive again this year. The drive will run until December 24. People can drop off new toys 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. on weekdays and from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 on Sundays. [More]

LifeStorage Self Storage in Chicago Helps Raise Toys

by Kim Kilpatrick December 19, 2011 8:33 AM
LifeStorage, Chicago self storage provider, is the official storage facility for all donations collected by the Julian D. King Gift Foundation toy drive. The culminating event of the toy drive is sponsored by the WGN Morning News and will be held from 5 a.m. through 9 a.m. on December 20th at the station's studio located 2501 W. Bradley Place. There will be a visit from St. Nick, Christmas carolers, holiday fun, and an appearance by Jennifer Hudson. [More]

Fullerton Self Storage in Nottingham, MD, Helpping Families in Need

by Winnie Hsiu November 25, 2011 10:00 AM
This is the time of year that is especially stressful for low-income families. Winter is almost here so the need for warm clothing and boots is pressing. And with Christmas just around the corner, these families struggle with providing a toy or two for their children.

Fullerton Self-Storage is stepping up to help fill the needs of low-income families for the Christmas holiday. They are participating in the Baltimore County, Maryland, toy drive. [More]

Stinky Skunk Slips into Storage Unit and Sprays Toys for Needy Children

by John Stevens December 15, 2010 9:54 AM
A toy drive in Purcell, Okla., could possibly have come to an odiferous end after a skunk got into a donation storage facility, creating putrid puzzles, malodorous model trains, and stinky stuffed animals. [More]