Orange County, CA (PressExposure) December 01, 2009 -- Across the nation, schools and charities have experienced a lag in funding due to the recession. Businesses and families have had to scale down charitable donations and educational funding has been slashed by the government. UNITS Mobile Storage of Orange County has stepped in to help in an unconventional way- through the gift of storage. The mobile storage franchise has donated several of its mobile storage containers to charities and schools throughout Orange County.
The franchise, headquartered in Lake Forest, provides all-in-one storage, and moving solutions through its use of the signature UNITS Mobile Storage containers. The units are breathable, secure storage containers that are easy to use.
The Plaza Vista School, in Irvine, was given a container to store food donations for their food drive. UNITS picked up the container from Plaza Vista and delivered it to Families Forward in Irvine, a program designed to provide food to low-income families and the homeless in southern Orange County. After witnessing the positive impact Families Forward has had on the community, UNITS donated two additional containers for the holiday season.
âBecause of the generosity of local businesses and the community, Familes Forward needs extra storage space for donated food during the holidaysâ said Judy Leonard, owner UNITS Mobile Storage of Orange County. â Itâs great to see the community be so giving in such hard times, so I felt the least we could do was insure they had a place to store the donations. Weâre honored to be part of such an important effort.â
Saddleback Church, located in Lake Forest, was also given two storage UNITS for its Angel Tree Ministries Christmas charity. The unit will store toys donated by local residents and congregation members. In turn, the toys will be given to children who have parents in prison. Saddleback will use an additional UNIT to store a variety of donated food intended for local as well as international destinations to help hungry people the world over.
Instead of traditional donations, UNITS has given a gift that keeps on giving throughout the holidays. The storage containers mean more to philanthropic organizations than a simple monetary donation because they provide a crucial service â a storage facility to gather and distribute food and toys to the citizens in need.
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