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U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Storage to St. Louis Area Flood Victims
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Jul 26, 2022, 6:43 PM ET
ST. LOUIS, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight U-Haul® locations in the greater St. Louis area are offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage to residents who have been impacted by severe flooding.
Record rainfall brought widespread flooding, road closures and home damage to the region. Firefighters have had to rescue people from flooded residences and roadways.
"Countless families have watched as their homes take on water, leaving damaged possessions behind," said Aaron Freeman, U-Haul Area District Vice President. "There will be a significant clean-up process in the coming weeks. U-Haul has the infrastructure, services and commitment to aid communities when natural disasters like this occur. Anyone impacted by these storms can make use of a storage room or U-Box container at no cost for one month while availability exists at our cooperating stores."
People seeking more information about the U-Haul disaster relief program or needing to arrange 30 days of free self-storage should contact the participating facility nearest them:
2851 Homer Adams Parkway
Alton, IL 62002
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Florissant (U-Box only)
1800 N. Hwy. 67
Florissant, MO 63031
11219 W. Florissant Ave.
Florissant, MO 63033
1600 Dielman Road
Overland, MO 63132
418 S. Tucker Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63102
4230 Gravois Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63116
2529 Lemay Ferry Road
St. Louis, MO 63125
Customers needing cardboard boxes can utilize the in-store Take a Box, Leave a Box program. U-Haul offers an area where customers can drop off used boxes in good condition, and others can access the boxes at no cost. U-Haul encourages anyone who has reusable boxes to drop them at the nearest U-Haul store location to assist this environmentally friendly initiative.
In addition to its 30 days free self-storage disaster relief program, U-Haul is proud to be at the forefront of aiding communities in times of need as an official American Red Cross Disaster Responder.
Since 1945, U-Haul has been the No. 1 choice of do-it-yourself movers, with a network of more than 23,000 locations across all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 offers secure access to U-Haul trucks every hour of every day through the customer dispatch option on their smartphones and our proprietary Live Verify technology. Our customers' patronage has enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow to approximately 186,000 trucks, 128,000 trailers and 46,000 towing devices. U-Haul is the third largest self-storage operator in North America and offers 876,000 rentable storage units and 75.1 million square feet of self-storage space at owned and managed facilities. U-Haul is the largest retailer of propane in the U.S., and continues to be the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket industry. U-Haul has been recognized repeatedly as a leading "Best for Vets" employer and was recently named one of the 15 Healthiest Workplaces in America.
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