For Immediate Release: November 9, 2012

Westy Self Storage to Host Hurricane Sandy Donation Drive; Drop-off Locations

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Also provide temporary storage for the donations and deliver them via Westy trucks with Family-to-Family, Inc. to the areas most affected by the storm. 

(Hicksville, N.Y.) – In response to the urgent call for help, Westy Self Storage is hosting a donation drive to assist the victims of Hurricane Sandy.  The Westy Self Storage centers in Long Island are designated drop off locations for donations.  In addition to collection, Westy will also provide temporary storage for the donations and deliver them via Westy trucks with Family-to-Family, Inc. to the areas most affected by the storm.

Family-to-Family is a nonprofit hunger relief organization dedicated to connecting, one-to-one, families with “more” to impoverished families with profoundly less. Along with providing immediately needed supplies, Family-to-Family is helping hurricane victims over the long term by matching donors with individual families devastated by the hurricane.  Donors will help their assigned family get back on their feet by sending whatever household items are most needed over the coming months.

Westy Self Storage, together with Family-to-Family, will be collecting pillows, pillow cases, blankets, mops, brooms, buckets, shovels, batteries, work gloves, winter gloves, contractor garbage bags, pails, crow bars, sledge hammers and storage bins. Please join our recovery effort as your donation will help disaster victims rebuild their lives and their communities. For your convenience, Westy Self Storage centers in Farmingdale, Hicksville and Lake Success are all designated drop off points for donations.

Please help assist with the emergency by contributing at Westy Self Storage in:

“We are grateful to Westy Self Storage for their assistance,” said Pam Koner, Executive Director of Family-to-Family.  “It is refreshing to receive a call from a local business offering to help in this time of need.”

Westy is open for drop off 7 days a week. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays.  Call 516-433-5500 or visit www.westy.com for directions.

“With such vast devastation in our area, we had to do something to help.” said Yasir Zaidi, District Director of Westy Self Storage, Long Island locations. “Together with Family-to-Family, I am confident we can make a difference.  Even the smallest of donations will go a long way in helping areas of complete devastation.”

About Westy Self Storage
Westy offers affordable state-of-the-art storage solutions for individuals and businesses.  Westy was founded in 1990 and since then the superior quality of their buildings has revolutionized the self storage industry.  Among Westy’s family of customers are homeowners, apartment dwellers, professionals, businesses, retailers, and people who consider their Westy room an extension of their home or office. With corporate headquarters in Stamford, CT, Westy spans the tri-state area with 17 centers; 8 centers in NY, 6 centers in CT and 3 centers in NJ. Westy Storage Centers are open seven days a week. 

For more information visit www.westy.com or call (866) 22WESTY.



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