SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Dec. 29, 2015) — When people are in need, U-Haul offers a helping hand. The U-Haul Company of Illinois is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to residents throughout Central and Southern Illinois who were affected by the recent heavy rains and severe flooding.
“The recent heavy rains and severe flooding in Central, Southern and other surrounding neighboring communities throughout Illinois have caused a great deal of damage,” U-Haul Company of Illinois president Aaron Freeman said. “U-Haul has been a part of these neighborhoods for many years, and we’d like to reach out and help these families with free storage. We will continue to help our friends and neighbors during their time of need.”
Participating U-Haul self-storage locations can be found by clicking here.
U-Haul stores have much-needed supplies available to help with storm recovery, such as boxes, tarps, propane and propane tanks. U-Haul urges customers to stop in to ensure that their propane tanks are
With U-Box portable moving and self-storage containers, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box container with you. U-Haul also can store your U-Box container in our secure warehouses or even pick up and deliver it to a location of your choice.
In addition to the 30 days of free self-storage being offered, people who need boxes can take advantage of the U-Haul Take a Box, Leave a Box Program. The program enables customers to return their reusable boxes and allows others to take them as needed – FREE. U-Haul encourages anyone who has any type of reusable box to drop it off at the nearest U-Haul location and allow another family to reuse the box.
Families needing more information about the 30 days free self-storage assistance should contact: U-Haul Company of Illinois with attention going to Aaron Freeman, President (800) 548-6987.
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