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StorageMart and Blair's Tree of Hope join forces to make a difference in children and families lives who are battling illness.
Columbia, MO (PRWEB) May 18, 2012
Today StorageMart was proud to announce its sponsorship of the Inaugural 5k Run/Walk to Benefit Blair’s Tree of Hope.
The event will be held May 19, 2012 at Lake Rebecca Park Reserve in Rockford, Minnesota. The aim is that the event will raise $15,000, with all proceeds going toward the Blair’s Tree of Hope mission to assist the families of children battling terminal illnesses.
Sarah Little, StorageMart Interactive Marketing Director, says of Blair’s Tree of Hope, “In my brief relationship with Kim Anderson, I felt the passion and belief she has in her cause. She’s an inspiration to me and blessing to so many families”.
Blair’s Tree of Hope has been a tenant at the StorageMart Hopkins, MN self storage property for some time now. The company states that they look for opportunities to become involved with the local businesses and charities that store with them.
This sponsorship is just the latest charitable effort from StorageMart. The company works with national and local non-profit organizations in many of the markets in which it operates. Additionally, StorageMart assists students pursuing higher education with its ScholarSmarts Scholarship Program.
Headquartered in Columbia, Missouri, StorageMart is a full-service, self-storage company with more than 130 locations across the United States and Canada. StorageMart Gives is the charitable arm of the company, striving to identify partner organizations in each of the company’s home markets. For more information, please visit http://www.storage-mart.com.
About Blair’s Tree of Hope
Blair’s Tree of Hope is a registered 501(c)3, non-profit organization based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Founded in 2007 by Tom and Kim Anderson in honor of the memory of their daughter, the mission of Blair’s Tree of Hope is to “help the families of children who have been hospitalized with a life-threatening illness.” For more information, please visit http://www.blairstreeofhope.org.
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