Lock Stock Self-Storage operates 22 container-based self-storage facilities in Wales
June 30, 2021: Lock Stock Self-Storage is supporting Alabare, a nonprofit that helps homeless and marginalized people, including veterans of the armed forces. Alabare launched Field Kitchen in 2019 to employ veterans, who are taught to prepare, cook and serve food from converted horse trailers at festivals, tradeshows and other events. The program includes training in catering and customer service.
Alabare’s Field Kitchen helped a veteran to rebuild his life after his family lost their farm, leaving them homeless for six months. He was referred to Alabar?, where he was provided with shelter and learned about the kitchen program. Later, he started a wood-fired pizzeria called Pizza 4 Vets.
Lock Stock plans to help more than 30 former servicemen annually through charity. “Alabar? do some fantastic work with veterans, who can find it hard to adjust to life back or find circumstances stacked against them, like David. This is a great idea to run a mobile pizzeria with a proper wood-burning oven, and they turn out great pizzas as well. Things can be tough for charities in these difficult times, so this is a great way to raise funds and perhaps give some of their clients an opportunity to retrain as well” Said by Tony Jones, site manager for Lock Stock in North Wales.
Lock Stock founded in 1999 by brothers Nick and Shon Powell, offers 3,000 self-storage containers across its properties. The family-operated business also offers moving services through its “Take Stock” van fleet.