Tornado Recovery: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage in Kansas City

The U-Haul Companies of Southern Kansas and Northern Kansas are offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage to residents in and around Kansas City impacted by Tuesday night’s severe weather.

A large tornado skirted the Kansas City metro area but struck several towns in the region. Many houses have been damaged as a result.

“The tornado was so large it caused miles of destruction,” noted Gary Wittkopp, U-Haul Company of Northern Kansas president. “There are downed trees and power lines, and damaged homes. The impact has created a need for self-storage as our neighbors go through the clean-up process and require a place to bring their possessions. We want to help by offering one month of free self-storage to those in need.”

Participating Locations

People seeking additional information or needing to arrange 30 days free self-storage should contact the nearest U-Haul® participating facility:

U-Haul Moving & Storage at 31st & Main

3100 Main St. Suite #10

Kansas City, MO 64111

(816) 256-2297

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Power & Light

1520 Locust St.

Kansas City, MO 64108

(816) 474-1330

U-Haul Moving & Storage at State Ave.

5200 State Ave.

Kansas City, KS 66102

(913) 287-1327

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Lenexa

9250 Marshall Drive

Lenexa, KS 66215

(913) 888-0919

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Olathe

12540 S. Rogers Road

Olathe, KS 66062

(913) 780-4494

U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Topeka

3825 SW Topeka Blvd.

Topeka, KS 66609

(785) 266-8700

With U-Box containers, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box with you. U-Haul also can store your U-Box container in our secure warehouses or pick up and deliver it to a location of your choice.

U-Haul stores offer needed supplies to help with recovery like boxes, tarps, propane and propane tanks. Customers are urged to ensure their tanks are topped off since propane is good to have in the event of long-term power outages.

U-Haul is the industry leader in do-it-yourself moving and self-storage with more than 21,000 locations across the U.S. and Canada. 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.

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