SOURCE: U-Store-It Trust

U-Store-It self storage

November 13, 2009 13:28 ET

U-Store-It Facilities to Serve as Toys for Tots Drop-Off Locations in Chicago

U-Store-It Self Storage Facilities in the Chicago Area to Serve as Toys for Tots Drop-Off Locations and Offer One Month Rent Free Storage to Participants

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - November 13, 2009) - More than 200 U-Store-It (NYSE: YSI) self storage locations across the country are making a difference in their local communities by participating in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Chicago Toys for Tots Program this holiday season. Bring new, unwrapped toys to a participating U-Store-It Chicago storage location now through December and your toy donations will help local children in need.

As a thank you for donations, U-Store-It will offer one month rent free storage to all Toys for Tots participants.

Whether you need to store your holiday decorations, protect your boat during the winter months, or prepare for a move to a new home, U-Store-It offers convenient and affordable month-to-month storage in Chicago guaranteed to meet your needs. This is why Toys for Tots and U-Store-It are the perfect match. U-Store-It will collect toys, store them, and deliver them to the Toys for Tots representative for distribution to local children.

Over the past 62 years, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots Program has distributed more than 400 million toys to more than 188 million needy children and U-Store-It is proud to participate with this organization. "Based on last year's success, our managers are excited to collect toys and make a contribution to children in their communities again this season," says Kristi Gubbels, Director of Marketing at U-Store-It.

To find the participating Chicago self storage locations near you, visit or call 1-800-U-STORE-IT.

About the Company

U-Store-It Trust is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. The Company provides self storage solutions across the country. The Company owns and manages 367 facilities -- 345 wholly owned, 22 Joint Venture, and eight 3rd party managed facilities, and operates the U-Store-It Network, which consists of approximately 547 additional self storage facilities. The Company's self storage facilities, storage space and storage solutions are designed to offer affordable, easily accessible, secure, and in most locations, climate-controlled storage space for residential and commercial customers, as well as boat storage and mini storage. According to the 2009 Self Storage Almanac, U-Store-It Trust is one of the top four owners and operators of self storage facilities in the U.S.

Contact Information

  • Company Contact:
    U-Store-It Trust
    Timothy M. Martin
    Chief Financial Officer
    (610) 293-5700