California self-storage operator A-1 Self Storage recently donated money to the Duarte-Calif.-based City of Hope, a comprehensive care center designated by the National Cancer Institute. One of only 40 such centers nationwide, City of Hope is an independent biomedical research, treatment and education institution that seeks to conquer cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases.
City of Hope, established 100 years ago, is founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Its park-like campus, just northeast of Los Angeles, is home to researchers, physicians and medical students as well as patients.
A-1 Self Storage has 16 locations in the San Diego County area and more than 40 locations statewide. It is the self-storage division of the Caster Cos., a third-generation, family-owned company headquartered in South California since 1959. Caster Cos. develops and manages A-1 Self Storage, A-1 Car Storage and other commercial properties in California. Its portfolio includes more than 4 million square feet of real estate.