Oakland, California (EastBayDaily) — StorageMart announced today that the company is extending the “Draw My Favorite Teacher” contest to Oakland, California. The company previously invited 39 Brooklyn, NY public schools participate in the contest. Today, the company opened the same opportunity to 18 public schools surrounding the company’s Oakland, CA self storage facilities. In addition to selecting a grand prize winner in Brooklyn, NY, StorageMart will award one grand prize winner and three runners in Oakland, CA.
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 sent schools an entry kit containing “Draw My Favorite Teacher” drawing pages. Students at the school will draw their favorite teacher and schools will return the entries by November 1, 2012. The self storage company included a postage-paid box for return shipping.
The company will narrow down finalists to the top four drawings in Oakland, CA, 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 Oakland, CA self storage facilities. “Draw My Favorite Teacher” is open to grades K through 5 at all public schools in Oakland, CA. To request an entry kit containing drawing forms and other promotional materials for your Oakland, CA public school, please contact Sarah Little at (573) 449-0091 ext 4426.
View official rules here.
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.
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.