Our 2017 Easter appeal was a great success and it’s all thanks to all the generous members of the community who supported us wholeheartedly.
Since the annual Easter egg collection started five years ago, we’ve collected over 2,800 eggs for charity! We’re still busy calculating the final egg count for 2017, but we’re hopeful that we beat last year’s record of 800 eggs collected.
Access Self Storage Portsmouth is currently in the top spot having collected 152 eggs for Rowan’s Hospice, a local charity dedicated to improving the lives of people with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses. Phil Hall, manager of Access Self Storage Portsmouth said: “Last week we had seven eggs. Then suddenly we more than doubled last year’s egg count with a total of 152, thanks to extremely generous people in our community.”
Meanwhile, Access Self Storage Camberley beat its record by collecting a total of 128 chocolate eggs for the store’s nominated local organisation: the Frimley ParkHospital Children’s Ward. These donations definitely put a smile on the faces of those at the hospital!
Hot on the heels of Camberley was Access Self Storage Mitcham. They collected an impressive total of 124 eggs for the store’s nominated local charity: the Salvation Army. Captain Mark Scott from the Salvation Army came to the store to collect the Easter eggs. He said: “We’re very pleased that the final egg count came to 124. Receiving these donations and handing them out to people who need extra help this Easter means a great deal.”
The people of Southampton were also exceptionally generous this year, helping Access Self Storage Southampton collect 30 eggs more than last year. The storedonated a total of 109 chocolate eggs for The Rainbow Centre, which supports children with cerebral palsy and adults suffering from strokes, MS, Parkinson’s, or head injuries, as well as their families.
Access Self Storage Manchester collected 56 Easter eggs for The Children’s Farm Adventure Trust. Helen Crowther from Children’s Adventure Farm Trust said: “Thank you so much to everyone who took part and donated chocolate Easter eggs for the children and families who’ll be visiting us over Easter. Every egg makes a difference.”
Further spreading the love Access Self Storage Balham and Access Self Storage Battersea received 50 chocolate Easter eggs with the help of people all over Wandsworth for Wandsworth Food Bank.
Access Self Storage Hemel Hempstead collected 40 Easter eggs for Rennie Grove Hospice this year, bringing some joy to people who need extra help this Easter.
Access Self Storage Kings Cross and Access Self Storage Islington joined forces to collect 35 chocolate Easter eggs in the annual charity appeal for their nominated charitable organisation, Hackney Food Bank. Colleen Beasley from Hackney Food
Bank said: We’re very pleased to hear that the final egg count came to 35. Receiving these generous donations and handing them out to people who need extra help this Easter means a great deal. Thank you to everyone who took part.”
Our 2017 Easter appeal was truly a great success, and we would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to each and every individual and business that donated this year. And remember, we’re always ready to look after your storage needs. Simply give us a call!