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Charity Alive And Well For Self Storage Across The World


The Santa Shoebox Project is possibly the most popular charity appeal in South Africa and Stor-Age has been supporting the effort to provide gifts to underprivileged children for a number of years. You can read more about this years project and the delivery of over 11 000 shoeboxes here. Did you know that the self storage industry around the world is actively involved with charity work at this time of year? We found a number of self storage companies that were willing to get involved to support some great causes.

Stor-Age Self Storage supports Santa Shoebox charity

Safestore in the UK has teamed up with Variety Charities, "Variety provide wheelchairs, support networks, days out, equipment grants and much more for children with a diverse range of needs across the UK." Safestore are encouraging the UK public to drop off unused items for re-gifting, "Take a look around the house, in the loft and garage, and clear out some of the old unused and great quality toys, books, games and even clothes before new ones arrive this Christmas."

Amazing Spaces in the USA have partnered with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, "The mission of the USMC: bring joy into the lives of needy children during Christmas." Amazing Spaces has donated their facilities as drop off and storage points for anyone looking to give a gift. "“We were lucky that we had an extra unit to put all the toys in,” laughs Jeremy Garman, the Director of Operations for Amazing Spaces.  “Each year, we love being able to help the Toys for Tots Foundation collect toys.  We try to do everything possible to ensure everyone who walks through our doors donates a toy. Giving back is just one part of our Amazing difference”."

Dainton Self Storage in the UK is offering free storage for Christmas presents, In return for the free storage space they are asking their customers to donate a gift in support of the Children's Hospice South West. "Dainton's Operations Director, Shaun Duncan, says "The company has been raising funds for Children's Hospice South West throughout the year and we wanted to champion this fantastic cause at a time when many people's thoughts naturally turn to their families and children.""

Access Self Storage in the UK have gone the extra mile by partnering each of their self storage stores with a charity. "Access Self Storage spokesperson Kevin Pratt says: “Every year we partner with fantastic charities that work tirelessly to ensure their beneficiaries have a better Christmas. We’re calling on local residents to start donating as soon as possible: the holiday season is always hectic, and we’d like to make sure we’ve done all we can."

Guardian Self-Storage in the USA is pleased has partnered with "Caring Partners, Inc." in a winter coat collection drive. Donations of gently used winter coats for children and adults may be dropped off at any of their self storage locations. The coats are professionally cleaned before being handed out to those in need in the local community.
Guardian Self Storage


Posted by Stor-Age Self Storage - 07 December 2015 | Charity