San Diego, CA – April 10, 2013 –A-1 Self Storage, the premier provider of self storage in California, announced today their monetary donation to Sharp Healthcare Foundation Nursing Education Program and Continued Education for Nurses. Sharp is one of the largest healthcare providers in San Diego and prides itself in the “Sharp Experience” that meets the individual needs of every patient. The Mission of Sharp HealthCare is “to improve the health of those we serve with a commitment to excellence in all that we do. Our goal is to offer quality care and programs that set community standards, exceed patients’ expectations and are provided in a caring, convenient, cost-effective and accessible manner.”
Huntington Beach, CA – April 5, 2013 – A-1 Self Storage in Huntington Beach, announced today their monetary donation to the Boys & Girls Club of Huntington Valley. These funds will be used to help support their programs for pre-school and school-age children. Their five locations have been providing youth-related services to young children in Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley and nearby communities since 1967. Their programs are designed to help build character, confidence and leadership, plus enhance life skills. It includes activities, such as arts, sports, fitness and recreation to appeal to the diverse needs and interests of the local children. Their mission is “to inspire and enable the healthy development of all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring members of our community.”
San Diego, CA – March 22, 2013 –A-1 Self Storage, the premier provider of self storage in California, announced today their gift to Rady Children’s Hospital by providing the funds necessary to purchase a Glidescope for the NICU, ergonomic chairs for ICU Nurses Stations and funds supporting the Pastoral Care and the Orthopedic Department’s surgical needs. Rady Children’s Hospital provides specialized care for children in the San Diego city and surrounding counties. Ranked among the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the USA, Rady Children’s provides kid centered, life changing care. Discovering that the NICU was without a Glidescope, an instrument that provides assistance with difficult airways made such support an easy choice. Additionally, providing comfortable, safe and healthy chairs to PICU nurses who work more than 12 hours on their feet was again an easy choice. Lastly, providing support to both the Pastoral and Orthopedic Departments will make a positive impact on the many patients they care for.
San Diego, CA – March 8, 2013 –A-1 Self Storage, the premier provider of self storage in California, announced today their sponsorship of the “21st Annual Fresh Start for Kids” Celebrity Golf Classic event presented by Fresh Start Surgical Gifts of San Diego to be held on March 10 & 11, 2013 at the Morgan Run Club & Resort in Rancho Santa Fe. The funds raised from this event will help FSSG continue to provide free reconstructive surgery weekends seven times per year in San Diego, dental clinics, speech therapy and laser clinics to disadvantaged children and young people with physical deformities caused by birth defects, accidents, physical abuse or disease in the United States and abroad. Their volunteer team includes surgeons and medical professionals who generously donate their time and services.
A-1 Self Storage is now a founding sponsor for Charity Storage, a nonprofit organization that raises money for charities through self-storage auctions. Created by Lance Watkins, founder of self-storage auction site, StorageTreasures.com. Charity Storage donates the proceeds from self-storage lien sales to local and national charities.
“Lance contacted me about his concept of having charitable units being sold at auction to benefit local and national charities. This was naturally a good fit for us since customers occasionally have items they no longer want or need, but don’t want to deal with discarding them or taking them to a donation center elsewhere,” said Brian Caster, president and CEO of A-1 Self Storage.
San Diego, CA – February 20, 2013 –A-1 Self Storage, the premier provider of self storage in California, announced today their monetary donation to Eternal World Television Network’s (EWTN) Programming Support. EWTN is a television, radio, internet and publishing organization that delivers wholesome, encouraging and positive programs for all ages. EWTN offers child friendly shows and interactive games online. Family programs and talk shows provide the adult viewers a variety of entertainment. Avid sport fans will appreciate the one-on-one interviews of successful athletes who share of their lives and the excitement of their current roles. EWTN continues to grow through the generosity of its supporters and strives to provide sound and wholesome information in both English and Spanish languages to its viewers.
San Diego, CA – February 8, 2013 –A-1 Self Storage, the premier provider of self storage in California, announced today their monetary donation to Father’s Care Ministry. Father’s Care Ministry provides care to abandoned infants and children in the country of Romania. The ministry began as a response to the overwhelming need for loving, humane childcare after the fall of Romania’s dictator. His fall and the beginning of a Republic of Romania allowed newcomers to enter the country and provide social support for unclaimed children residing in hospitals and orphanages. Father’s Care Ministry primarily serves infants and children in the capital of Bucharest by providing essential hygiene, comfortable and size appropriate clothing and medically needed therapy. They have been responsible for facilitating successful adoptions as well. The mission of Father’s Care Ministry is “to care for the emotional and physical needs of abandoned children in foster care, state hospitals and orphanages through financial, material and spiritual support.”
San Diego, CA – January 30, 2013 –A-1 Self Storage, the premier provider of self storage in California, announced today their monetary support for Serving Hands International. Serving Hands International was created after a large family and many friends made a tradition of giving to the poorest of the poor in Mexico throughout the years. Serving Hands International primarily serves the people of northern Mexico, but also has a small presence in the Philippines, Peru, Tanzania, Zambia, Uganda, India and the United States. The mission of Serving Hands International is “to aid the poorest people in the world and strive to encourage in them self-sufficiency, dignity and hope by providing educational and vocational opportunities, food, clothing, shelter, medical assistance, and spiritual guidance.” There are six programs that Serving Hands International provides to pre-selected partners: Food, Medical, Education, Roofing, Portable Buildings and Christmas Tradition.
San Diego, CA – January 25, 2013 –A-1 Self Storage, the premier provider of self storage in California, announced today their monetary support for two students to attend San Miguel Cristo Rey High School’s Corporate Internship Program. San Miguel Cristo Rey High School is in existence do to an education deficit in the learning community of students from families of limited financial means. Offering students the opportunity to attend a college prepatory style education will develop them to their fullest potential. San Miguel Cristo Rey is located in Tucson’s economically depressed south side where 50% of adult residents do not have a high school education and 42% of San Miguel Cristo Rey neighbors earn less than $25,000 per year. At San Miguel Cristo Rey, students take a full college preparatory course load while simultaneously holding internships, working in corporations and earning nearly sixty percent of their school tuition. The Corporate Internship Program (CIP) at San Miguel Cristo Rey gives students the opportunity to form new identities as citizens and professionals who have a bright future.
San Diego, CA – January 16, 2013 –A-1 Self Storage, the premier provider of self storage in California, announced today their monetary donation to Saint Madeleine Sophie’s Center. SMSC has gone through quite a transition from the time it began in 1966 by serving preschoolers with disabilities to its current focus of adults with disabilities which began in 1972. Nestled tranquilly in the foothills of El Cajon, SMSC strives to be there to “help its students work through the daily challenges of finding fulfillment and happiness; and battle obstacles such as prejudice, discrimination, and society’s misconceptions.” A leader in reaching out to the greater community SMSC helps to educate the public about the realities of developmental disabilities. SMSC understand that the developmentally disabled require special supports through all stages of life, from infant to senior citizen and they wish to provide the best environment to those within adulthood.