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27 Dec, 2022

Holiday Giving Guide: Five Ways To Give Back To Your Community

November ushers in the beginning of a very familiar season. On top of turkeys, treats, and together time, the holidays also ignite an undeniable spirit of giving. Volunteers ring bells at shop entrances, tear-jerking videos pop up on our social feeds,...

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29 Nov, 2022

Capco Supports 2022 Salvation Army Angel Tree

For the 6th year in a row, Capco has decided to sponsor an Angel Tree for the Salvation Army of San Antonio. However, we have decided to do something a bit different this year. Instead of sponsoring only children, we have decided to sponsor some senior...

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10 Nov, 2022

StorageGives Supports Susan G. Komen Foundation

Most everyone knows someone whose life has been impacted by cancer, but they never expect it to happen to them. Nearly 44,000 women and men in the United States are expected to die from breast cancer in 2022, according to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure...

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11 Oct, 2022

Helping Hands: StorageGives Rebuilds Lives With Home For Our Troops

Lonnie Bickford, CEO of StorageAuctions.com, based in Baton Rouge, La., recognizes how much the storage industry has provided him throughout his life. “I’ve gotten so much from the storage industry for so long,” he says. “I’ve been blessed to be a...

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20 Sep, 2022

Deliverance From Evil: Restoring Trafficking Victims’ Lives Through Charity

Human trafficking is a $150 billion industry according to the latest United Nations Trafficking In Persons (TIP Report). It is the fastest growing crime in the world today of Child Trafficking or the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC)....

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8 Aug, 2022

The Miracle Of Mobility: StorageGives Assists The Disabled

To those of us who live in the U.S. and in most other advanced countries, obtaining a basic wheelchair is not difficult. Amazon carries more than a thousand different types and sizes of wheelchairs, most of which can be shipped to your home within a few...

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14 Jun, 2022

Charity Storage Facility Manager Spotlight: Charles Ruiz Helps Security Public Storage Give Back

When a tenant moves out of a storage unit and has unwanted items, they often face the following questions: What do I do with this stuff, and how can I arrange transportation for all of it? Security Public Storage recognized the need to provide tenants...

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4 Apr, 2022

Connecting With Communities: Strengthen Your Brand Through Charity Storage

At a defining moment in the self-storage industry, when profits are at an all-time high, Haviland Storage Services operates with a philanthropic focus on connecting with their community. Under the leadership of owner and operator Sue Haviland, employees...

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4 Apr, 2022

Supporting Servicepersons: StorageGives Funds Homes For Our Troops

How do you possibly say “thank you” to the men and women who have sustained some of the most severe injuries imaginable to protect and defend our way of life? These courageous warriors have sacrificed so much for our country, and it’s time that we show...

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13 Dec, 2021

Goodwill Auctions: Storage Partnerships Support Charities

What started as a business partnership has developed into a mission to collectively impact people in need. In 2020, Lonnie Bickford launched Storage Gives, a sister organization to his online storage auction website, StorageAuctions.com....

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11 Nov, 2021

A Legacy Lives On: Westport Properties Keeps Community at Its Core with Charity Storage

Many non-profits nationwide lack adequate funding to serve the communities or causes they support. It’s no secret. But it’s a problem easily overlooked. Westport Properties, which operates under the US Storage Centers (USSC) brand, recognized early on...

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1 Feb, 2019

Engage For Good With Charity Storage

Participating In The Charity Storage Giving Back Program

Self-storage facility owners and managers can show the communities they serve that they care by participating in the Charity Storage Giving Back Program. Charity Storage is the official charity...

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1 Jun, 2018

Altruism As An Elixir

How The Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic Is Improving Lives

By Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell

When speaking with Ian Burnstein about the Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic (GBCHC) in Pontiac, Mich., he will talk about his father, who founded the...

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1 Apr, 2018

Helping Hands: Soaring From The Holiday Spirit

Capco Steel Partners With Salvation Army To Help “Angels”

For the fortunate, Christmas is typically a time brimming with all the splendors of the season: joyful festivities, dazzling decorations, family traditions, merry music, tasty treats, piles of...

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1 Jan, 2018

Helping Hands: ALYN Wheels Of Love Bike Ride Benefits ALYN Children’s Hospital

Seasoned bike riders know when preparing for a ride in a far-away location, there’s only so much they can do. The terrain will be different, and, in some cases, so will the elevation. That was the main challenge David Levenfeld, CEO of Storage Pros...

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1 Sep, 2017

A Cart Load Of Caring

How OMC WaterCarts Are Improving Life In Uganda

This past June I was fortunate enough to spend three great weeks in Africa. We spent the first 10 days seeing amazing animals in the wild: giraffe, elephants, lions, water buffalo, wart hogs, more...

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8 Dec, 2016

Move To End Abuse

Storage Company Helps Victims Of Domestic Violence

Mary Clemons had suffered years of physical abuse by the hands of her husband. She had made attempts to escape, but, for one reason or another, she returned. Most of those reasons involved believing...

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1 Feb, 2016

The CMBS Tsunami

Will It Bring Opportunity Or Devastation To Facility Owners?

Commercial real estate sits in the midst of a potential wipeout wave of debt that is coming due in 2016 and 2017, which could spell disaster or perhaps opportunity for some building owners. It...

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