U-Store Self Storage in Daytona Beach, Fla., hosted a free Community Day on Nov. 9, collecting donations of clothing and other necessities for a local family shelter. The event at 370 N. Nova Road, was from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and included food, a bounce house, music, a yard sale, goody bags and more.
Community members were asked to bring donations of cleaning supplies, personal-hygiene products and men’s clothing for the Halifax Urban Ministry’s Star Family Shelter. Donations could also be dropped off at the self-storage facility’s office during business hours, Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Halifax Urban Ministry offers temporary housing, food, counseling and support programs, and emergency assistance to community members in need. The organization’s family shelter has 24 rooms with 94 beds for families with children. It provides up to six months of shelter while helping parents find employment and offering daycare services. The shelter also offers three meals a day for residents.
Founded in 1975, U-Store Self Storage operates facilities in Florida, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.