Tackle Tracker and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
At StorageMart we believe it’s essential to support our local communities through our Store It Forward initiative which includes discounted storage for charity partners, along with fundraisers such as the Tackle Tracker and Review Feedback Campaign.
The Tackle Tracker Donation program was started a couple years ago to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA). Every tackle completed by the Kansas City Chiefs, or the Mizzou Football team resulted in a corresponding donation to BBBSA.
By the end of the 2020/21 NFL season, which resulted in the Chiefs going to their fourth straight AFC Championship, $50,000 had been raised for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Halftime Check Presentation
On August 25th, during the third and final preseason game for the Chiefs against the Green Bay Packers, we were able to present the check to representatives of BBBSA during halftime at GEHA Field at Arrowhead. Along with the money raised, the presentation further raises awareness for BBBSA to the thousands in attendance of their mission to provide mentorship to this nation’s youth.
Big Brothers Big Sisters was founded in 1904, and since then, the organization has operated under the belief that every child has incredible potential waiting to be realized. They are the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network. By matching up adult mentors (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), in communities across the country, they develop positive relationships that will have a lasting effect on young people.
Continuing to Store it Forward
In addition to our yearly Tackle Tracker donation program, we were thrilled to include BBBSA as the focus of one of the recent billboards we deployed to support our Manhattan Mini Storage brand in NYC. Check out this blog to hear from BBBSA representatives and see the billboard.