Extra Space Storage Helps with Haiti Relief Efforts

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Extra Space Storage® Inc. (NYSE:EXR) is providing storage space for donations to Haitian relief efforts at its Hollywood self storage facility on Vine Street. The supplies are coming from donations, benefits and fundraisers being held in and around Los Angeles. Volunteers from browncrownmedia.com Miel Goodwin and Dina Joseph are working alongside Omar Epps, Yele, radio station KDAY and others to collect clothes, shoes, non perishable and canned foods, tents, tarps, insulation, water, medical supplies and baby products.

“We’re very grateful to DeWayne and Mike at the Vine Street Extra Space,” said volunteer Dina Joseph. “The people there have been so helpful and accommodating. Since we’re all volunteers on this effort it’s great to have the storage space provided.”

Extra Space Storage® Inc. (NYSE:EXR) is providing storage space for donations to Haitian relief efforts at its Hollywood self storage facility on Vine Street. The supplies are coming from donations, benefits and fundraisers being held in and around Los Angeles. Volunteers from browncrownmedia.com Miel Goodwin and Dina Joseph are working alongside Omar Epps, Yele, radio station KDAY and others to collect clothes, shoes, non perishable and canned foods, tents, tarps, insulation, water, medical supplies and baby products. They have been collecting these items since the disaster and have donation centers all over the state but none as convenient or popular as the Hollywood site. Extra Space is providing storage space for Haitian relief efforts under their charity discount program.

“We’re very grateful to DeWayne and Mike at the Vine Street Extra Space,” said volunteer Dina Joseph. “The people there have been so helpful and accommodating. Since we’re all volunteers on this effort it’s great to have the storage space provided.”

Right now Miel and Dina are working with volunteers every Saturday to sort and pack these items for shipment via the military and UN. “We are still working through some issues with entry via ports and airplane into the country,” said Ms. Goodwin. “We can’t move these donations as quickly as we would want. That is something to be expected with any natural disaster, so it’s critical to have a staging site for shipping supplies.”

Individuals interested in making a financial contribution to the relief effort can visit yele.org, the organization started by Haitian musician Wyclef Jean. There are food and clothing donation sites in Hollywood, West Covina, La Verne, Palo Verdes, Cahuenga and Santa Monica. Visit http://www.browncrownmedia.com for further information about efforts in Los Angeles. Questions about donations, times or volunteering can be emailed to donate@browncrownmedia.com. For the New York effort http://www.iRelief.info has more information.

Extra Space Storage® Inc. (NYSE: EXR) headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a fully integrated, self-administered, and self-managed real estate investment trust that owns and/or operates over 700 self-storage properties in 33 states and Washington, D.C. The Company's properties comprise approximately 495,000 units and over 53 million square feet of rentable space. For more information about Extra Space Storage, visit http://www.extraspace.com.

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