Uncle Bobs Self Storage released details about a ongoing book drive to support a summer reading programs in the Texas markets of Austin, San Antonio and San Marcos. The company hopes to provide children in these markets with free reading materials for the summer.
Last year, we collected about 3,000 books," said Monty Rainey, area manager. "This year, we already have 10,000 in storage and were not even at the finish line. Rainey credits Uncle Bobs customers as well as the San Antonio Police Department, Harmony Science Academy, McGraw-Hill and others for spreading the word and making donations.
Anyone wanting to donate childrens and young-adult books may do so before May 31 at any of Uncle Bobs 21 self-storage facilities in these markets. The donated books will be delivered to area schools for distribution to children and their families for free.
Uncle Bob's Self Storage has 377 facilities in 24 states. The company is part of Sovran Self Storage, a real estate investment trust in the business of acquiring and managing self-storage facilities.