StorageMart to Give Away $3,800 in Prizes to Teachers in Brooklyn, NY

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StorageMart’s “Draw My Favorite Teacher” contest invites 39 public schools to enter for a chance to win school supplies, cash prize and more.

StorageMart announced today the “Draw My Favorite Teacher” contest. The company invited 39 public schools surrounding StorageMart’s Brooklyn self storage facilities to participate in the contest, which will award one grand prize winner and three runners up.

The charitable arm of the company, StorageMart Gives, is launching “Draw My Favorite Teacher” as a way to support local educators. StorageMart explains,” We applaud the passion and dedication that teachers pour into our children and communities. We wanted to do something to honor our educators. ‘Draw My Favorite Teacher’ gives students a chance to say ‘Thank you’ to the teachers who’ve made a difference in their lives and an opportunity to win some great prizes for their school”, Sarah Little, Interactive Marketing Director.

Grand Prize will include:

  •     $500 check to the winning teacher
  •     A storage unit full of supplies for the school, including P.E., art, and music supplies. (approximately $3,000)
  •     The student whose drawing is chosen will win a pizza party for his/her class.

Three Runners Up will each receive a $100 check.

To enter, StorageMart provided schools with “Draw My Favorite Teacher” drawing pages. The coloring page is completed by students, and provides drawing space and a few lines for a short sentence about their teacher. StorageMart also supplied schools with a postage-paid box for return shipping.

The company will narrow down finalists to the top four drawings in Brooklyn, NY, to be published to the StorageMart Gives Facebook page. The grand prize winner will be selected by majority vote. The finalist with the most votes will be awarded the Grand Prize, and the three remaining finalists will receive the Runners Up prize. Voting will be open from November 5-18, 2012.

StorageMart will announce the winners on Monday, November 19, 2012. Prizes will be awarded the week of November 26, 2012.

StorageMart selected public schools immediately surrounding their Brooklyn, NY self storage facilities. “Draw My Favorite Teacher” is open to grades K through 5 at all public schools in Brooklyn, NY. To request an entry kit containing drawing forms and other promotional materials for your Brooklyn, NY public school, please contact Sarah Little at (573) 449-0091 ext 4426.

About StorageMart
StorageMart is an international self storage company with locations across the United States and Canada. The company is one of the largest privately-owned self storage companies in the industry, offering residential and commercial self storage units for rent, as well as moving and packing supplies at each location.

About StorageMart Gives
StorageMart Gives is the charitable arm of the company, supporting local charities within its communities, including Habitat for Humanity and the Ronald McDonald House, as well as many adoption and foster care programs, local animal rescue missions and more. In addition, StorageMart Gives launched the ‘StorageMart ScholarSmarts’ program in 2010, which awards $10,000 in scholarships, annually.

The company recently partnered with Charity Storage, to serve as drop off locations for charity self storage auctions. Charity Storage is featured on A&E’s Storage Wars; the non-profit organization donates all proceeds of the auction to Kure It Cancer Research and other local charities.

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