- Toronto, Ontario – May 15, 2013 – StorageMart, a full-service self storage company with more than 130 locations across the United States and Canada, is pleased to announcement a partnership with the Canadian-based non-profit organization Skate to Great.
Skate to Great collects donated new and gently used ice skates and distributes them to deserving children and at-risk youth across North America. StorageMart is joining Skate to Great in these efforts by making every StorageMart location in Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia and official Skate to Great donation location.
StorageMart is entering into this partnership by holding a summer-long donation drive, with a goal of collecting at least 1,000 pair of donated skates. The donation drive officially kicks off June 1, 2013 with kickoff parties at two StorageMart self storage locations in Toronto. These stores are located at 120 Wicksteed Avenue and 875 Don Mills Road.
The Skate Collection Day begins at 10 a.m. and runs until 2 p.m. Food and ice cream trucks will be on hand and a variety of activities will be available for the entire family.
StorageMart owns and operates over 130 self storage properties in Canada and the United States. The company also sells moving and packing supplies from each storage location. StorageMart Gives is the charitable arm of the company, striving to identify partner charities and organizations in each of the company’s markets. StorageMart is also the founder of the StorageMart ScholarSmarts scholarship, which awards $10,000 to students each year. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.storage-mart.com.
About Skate to Great
Skate to Great was created in March 2012 out of a dream to provide every child, regardless of circumstance, the opportunity to skate. Skate to Great collects skates from locations across Canada and distributes them to deserving children and at-risk youth throughout North America. For more information, visit the organization’s website at http://www.skatetogreat.org/