Charity Storage Elects Kristi Adams as Board Chair

Phoenix, AZ. Charity Storage, the official charity of the self storage industry and an official charity partner of the Self Storage Association (SSA), is pleased to announce the appointment of Kristi Adams, VP of Marketing at OpenTech Alliance, as its new Board Chair. Replacing Robert A. Chiti, Adams brings a wealth of experience and passion […]

West Coast Self-Storage And Charity Storage Give Back

I had the good fortune to meet John Eisenbarth, vice president of operations for Everett, Wash.-based West Coast Self-Storage, about 11 years ago. It became apparent to me that his business acumen included much more than growing the company and increasing stakeholder value. It also included giving back to the industry and the communities in […]

Connecting With Communities: Strengthen Your Brand Through Charity Storage

At a defining moment in the self-storage industry, when profits are at an all-time high, Haviland Storage Services operates with a philanthropic focus on connecting with their community. Under the leadership of owner and operator Sue Haviland, employees are empowered to support causes dear to their hearts through the many ways to give back with […]

Kaltenborn Enterprises & Rancho Storage Center: A Conscious Self-Storage Model

“You either love self-storage or you don’t,” states Kari Kaltenborn, president of locally owned and operated Kaltenborn Enterprises & Rancho Storage Center. “It just clicked for me, and I’m still enjoying it!” Kaltenborn took an interest in the self-storage industry back in 1990, when her father bought his first facility. Her experience in the family […]

Storage Operators Partner with Charity Storage to Donate Over $111,000 to US Charities in 2021

(February 22, 2022) – Phoenix, AZ. Charity Storage, the official charity of the self storage industry and charity partner of the Self Storage Association (SSA), announced significant charity auction results for 2021. The year marked 10 years of giving through the Charity Storage program and the numbers show operators continue to step up to support causes in their communities. […]

Charity Storage to Host Paws for a Cause at SSA 2021 Fall Conference

(September 2, 2021) – Phoenix, AZ.  Charity Storage, the official charity of the self storage industry and official charity partner of the Self Storage Association (SSA), announced they will host a second Paws for a Cause event at the SSA 2021 Fall Conference & Trade Show in September. Benefitting local non-profit Michael’s Angels Paws, the event will offer free pet therapy to […]

Charity Storage Announces Organizational Restructure and Key Leadership Changes

(August 10, 2021) – Phoenix, AZ.  Charity Storage, the official charity of the self storage industry and official charity partner of the Self Storage Association, announced a reorganization of the nonprofit’s operating structure and key leadership changes that went into effect on June 1.   “With both sadness and gratitude, we must announce the resignation of Kerry Henriksen as Executive Director and Mariela Pattinson as […]

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors!

Our incredibly generous Sponsors make our good work possible. We thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for recommitting your support for 2021 to propel Charity Storage to new heights! Because of you, 90% of all auction funds are distributed to qualified nonprofit organizations throughout the United States.