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Moving your college stuff into summer storage

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK offers a special College Student Package in Nashville

Can you believe the school year is almost over?  It can feel so overwhelming to study for your finals, make vacation plans, schedule your courses for the fall, AND plan for summer storage all at the same time!  To make your life a little easier, we came up with our brand new College Student Package to do all the heavy lifting for you.  For one flat price, we can move all your school stuff into storage, and then deliver it all to your new dorm once the summer is over.  You may be thinking, “This magical, stress-free system exists?  How does that even work?”

This is what we include in our College Student Package:

  • Packing supplies are included in TWO MEN AND A TRUCK's college student packageWe’ll provide 5 moving boxes, tape, and a marker.
  • On the date of your choice, we send two background-checked and trained full-time movers to your on-campus residence to pick up your 5 full boxes, plus up to 3 bulky items you don’t want to pack into your boxes.  (This can include a mini-fridge, futon, etc.  If you have additional boxes or bulky items, we can add those onto your move for just $50 each.)  We’ll move these items into any storage unit of your choice within five miles of your campus.
  • Once fall comes back around, our movers will move your items out of storage and deliver them to your new dorm, campus housing, or off-campus apartment up to five miles away from the storage unit.  This delivery date will also be on the day most convenient for you!

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK has special moving services for studentsWhen you use our College Student Package, you’ll avoid having to calculate hourly rates, mileage or gas fees, and weight-based quotes that come from other moving companies.  You’ll also only need to make one phone call to schedule both your move-out and move-in dates without worrying about our schedule filling up over the summer.

We make the whole process as affordable as possible: Everything listed above costs a one-time flat rate of $450!

Do you have questions about this package?  Or are you ready to schedule your moves?  Give us a call or text at (615) 248-6288 or visit our website for more information!

Read Me Day 2016

Read Me Day 2016 with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Nashville

One of our favorite local non-profit partners is Book’em, an organization with the mission of providing books to low-income children across the state of Tennessee.  Book’em has tons of awesome programs, such as the Reading Is Fundamental program that lets our marketer Jenni bring free, brand new books to first graders at Dodson Elementary School throughout the school year.  But today we want to tell you about one of their biggest annual events coming up this week on Friday the 26th: Read Me Day!

Book’em explains how Read Me Day began 30 years ago:

Read Me Day was started in 1986 by Frankie DeWees, a teacher at East Hickman Elementary School in Lyles, Tenn. The purpose of the event was to celebrate the importance of reading. The event was called “Read Me Day” because students, teachers and visiting readers were invited to wear a shirt, cap, or pin with a message on it so the children could “read the reader.” Book’em has celebrated Read Me Day since 1990.

Since Book’em became the official sponsor of Read Me Day, they’ve been inviting professionals from all sort of industries to come into Nashville elementary schools and read stories to students.  This year, we were so excited to be invited to help prepare for this fun day!

Hands On Nashville's annual book drive for Book'emThroughout January and the beginning of this month, Hands On Nashville hosted their annual book drive to benefit Book’em.  This year, students across Greater Nashville were able to collect over 3,700 books through this awesome drive!  Then over 40 high school student volunteers dedicated a Saturday to sorting the books at the Hands On Nashville headquarters.

Julia Green Elementary School's book drive for Book'emThis month, Ms. Stein’s fourth grade class at Julia Green Elementary School also decided they wanted to do something to help the community, and they came together to collect 1,600 more books for Read Me Day students!  Ms. Stein said her class announced the drive over the school announcements, wrote their own speeches to tell other classes about the campaign, and even volunteered their time on some of Nashville’s recent Snow Days to sort and box all the books.

After all this hard work put in by Nashville’s youth, it was the least we could do to round up their boxes of books and bring them to Book’em’s office!  It’s so exciting to know that we were able to be a small part of Read Me Day this year, and we can’t wait to keep volunteering with this great organization.

Julia Green Elementary School fourth graders

If you’re looking for information to book your next move, we would love the opportunity to serve you!  Please give us a call at 615-248-6288 or visit our website for a free moving estimate.