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Amazing Spaces Self Storage Seeking Donations for the Shriners Hospital

by Holly Robinson January 30, 2014 8:01 PM
In addition to providing self storage faculties, Amazing Spaces Self Storage, in Houston and Galveston, Texas, is also a community minded business. They like to reach out and help the communities where their facilities are located. They like to help charitable organizations and to make a difference in the lives of those in need. [More]

USSelfStorageLocator.co Sends Cookies to Service Men and Women

by Kim Kilpatrick January 29, 2014 6:55 PM
Selling cookies is one of the major fundraising activities for local Girl Scout troops. They have been selling cookies since 1917. There are now 28 varieties and today they sell about 200 million per year. [More]

San Diego Self Storage Donates Record Number of Toys

by Kim Kilpatrick January 27, 2014 5:30 PM
Yes, the holidays are over and it’s now just a warm fuzzy memory. Yes, the drives to collect winter clothing, toys, and food to help the less fortunate are finished. However, the numbers for some of those drives are finally in and tabulated. And those numbers are pretty amazing. [More]

Door to Door Storage Sends Care Packages to Overseas U.S. Troops

by Holly Robinson December 30, 2013 11:20 AM
The United States military has over 164,000 troops in active duty in areas outside of the United States. That’s a lot of men and women who are unable to spend the Christmas holidays with their families. Door to Door Storage, Inc. recently sent out their second care package shipment to those troops serving in our Armed Forces. [More]

Apple Self Storage in Canada Exceeds Fundraising Goal

by Kim Kilpatrick December 23, 2013 3:51 PM
Sustaining a one- or two-day community service project takes a lot of organization, time, and effort. And, organizing and sustaining a service project that last three months takes monumental effort!

Apple Self Storage in Canada undertook a three-month-long fundraiser in an effort to raise monies to support the ABLE Network. The ABLE Network is a non-profit organization that assists intellectually disabled young adults. [More]

Self Storage Industry Gets Along Well With Santa Claus

by Tony Gonzalez December 13, 2013 11:45 PM
There are certain industries that each of the holidays could easily be aligned with.The Easter Bunny must love Hershey for all the chocolate eggs (among other things) the candy company makes year in and year out. Halloween ghouls and goblins must appreciate Hershey as well. Santa Claus could go with Hershey as well, but there is another industry that should hold a place in his heart instead—the self storage industry. [More]

Self Storage Facilities Looking to Collect and Disperse Some Holiday Cheer

by John Stevens December 7, 2013 12:44 AM
One of the common reasons why people rent self storage units is because they need to. Maybe they lost their job and have to move out of their place or perhaps they know someone in that kind of situation and need to clear up some space so they can help him. The self storage industry is known for helping people in that regard, but they also like to help them in other ways as well. [More]

California Self Storage Association Gets Creative to Celebrate the Holidays

by Tony Gonzalez December 3, 2013 12:19 AM
Merchants start ‘celebrating’ Christmas earlier and earlier every year. They just know that even though you are looking for that elusive turkey baster or can of cranberry that you’ll see the bright lights in the Christmas section and be drawn to it like a moth to a flame; we can fight it, but it’s a losing battle. However, now that the holiday is here there is no reason to hold back anymore. [More]

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]

Joshua Self Storage Solutions Starts Delivering AniMeals

by Kim Kilpatrick November 29, 2013 3:09 PM
This month, the Johnson and Ellis Counties in Texas launched a new segment to their Meals-on-Wheels program. They are now delivering dog and cat food to their clients who own those types of pets.

Linda Deese, with Meals-on-Wheels, indicated that pets provide senior citizens with friendship, joy, and a reason for living. However, many times those seniors do not have money to buy food for themselves or for their pets. Meals-on-Wheel volunteers often see the seniors sharing their delivered meal with their pet. This showed a need to provide food for pets, too. [More]
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