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Self-storage facility members of raised nearly $5,000 for the U.S Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program during the 2008 holiday season. During November and December, 1,876 self-storage facilities nationwide offered a free month of storage to customers who donated $20 or more to the foundation.
In addition to assisting families in need, the fundraiser helped self-storage facilities gain exposure in their individual markets. More than 100,705 news websites posted press releases relating to the event, which resulted in approximately 264 storage-unit rentals for the participating members. Many facilities also acted as toy drop-off stations.
“We are happy with the results, especially during this recession. It shows us that people are still generous and willing to help those in need,” said said Megan Eckert, executive vice president of “Toys for Tots is a great foundation to work with, and our members are so generous.” provides service to more than 10,000 self- and mobile-storage facilities in the United States. Its online marketing program allows owner/operators to put their facilities in front of potential tenants looking for storage in their area. For more information, call 866.880.0742 or visit

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