Charity is the legacy of Blair Erin
Blair’s Tree of Hope (BTOH) in Minneapolis, a children’s cancer charity, has an inception story that is both inspiring and tragic. Blair’s Tree of Hope started with an idea. The idea that families who have children fighting against life-threatening or terminal illness need aid, support, and comfort as well. The organization was inspired by the struggle of one brave little girl – Blair – who fought and lost against cancer. It was during the months of hospital visits and treatments and the loss of routine that the idea for the organization came about. Kim and Tom Anderson, parents of Blair and cofounders of Blair’s Tree of Hope, latched on to their daughter’s idea of helping families who were going through the same struggles that the Anderson family had endured, helping Blair’s legacy live on.
Minneapolis Charity provides support for families
Blair’s Tree of Hope provides aid to families who must forgo regular routine due to doctor’s visits, hospital stays, and medical travel. This aid could be gas cards, gift cards, house cleaning, family photos, parking permits, or any of the other myriad of essentials that go by the wayside when supporting a child who is fighting for their life. These seemingly simple gifts of support can make a huge impact on the recipients who are exhausted, struggling, or just looking for a little hope. The testimonials on the BTOH website give insight to the impact of their mission.
StorageMart is proud to sponsor BTOH and their mission by providing donated storage space, which BTOH uses to store donated items for fundraising events and materials for hosted events. Kim Anderson, cofounder of Blair’s Tree of Hope writes,
“We have been so very thankful and appreciative of StorageMart's generosity. Store it Forward give us more funds to work with the families to reduce their stress and let them spend more time with their children.”
StorageMart Storing it Forward
StorageMart’s pledge to have top-quality customer service encompasses our passion for giving back to the communities through our Store it Forward program, a charitable initiative that donates money and space to various charities and organizations around the world.