U-Haul Offering 30 Days of Free Self-Storage and U-Box Portable Moving and Storage Pods to Residents Affected by Devastating Weather in the Midwest

CHICAGO, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Companies of Chicago Suburbs, Chicago S. and S.W. Suburbs, North Shore Chicago, North Indiana and South Cook County, Central Indiana, Eastern Wisconsin and Memphis are offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box portable moving and storage pods to residents who were affected by the damaging storms and devastating tornadoes that recently swept through the Midwest.  

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With U-Box portable moving and storage pods, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box pod with you. U-Haul also can store the U-Box pod in our secure warehouse or even pick up and deliver it to a location of your choice. 

U-Haul centers have much-needed supplies available to help with tornado recovery, such as boxes, tarps, propane and propane tanks. U-Haul urges customers to stop in to ensure that their propane tanks are topped off, since propane is a good thing to have on hand in the event of long-term power outages.

In addition to the 30-days-free self-storage assistance 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, free of charge, instead of throwing the reusable box into the recycling bin.

Families needing more information about the 30-days-free self-storage assistance program should contact one of the following U-Haul regional offices.

U-Haul Company of Chicago Suburbs
4504 Northwest Highway
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(800) 775-1622

U-Haul Company of Chicago S. and S.W. Suburbs
11855 South Cicero Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803
(877) 755-6558

U-Haul Company of North Shore Chicago
4100 West Fullerton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639
(888) 758-5358

U-Haul Company North Indiana and South Cook County
1861 U.S. Route 41
Schereville, IN 46375
(800) 338-1580

U-Haul Company of Central Indiana
6525 East Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46219
(800) 382-9451

U-Haul Company of Eastern Wisconsin
505 East Capitol Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(800) 242-923

U-Haul Company of Memphis
3555 Mendenhall Road
Memphis, TN 38115
(800) 782-5446

"The high winds, intense thunderstorms and recent tornadoes that swept through our communities were absolutely devastating and caused a great deal of damage," stated Chuck Hertzler, U-Haul Executive Vice President. "I hope this effort will help provide assistance to community members who need support. We will do our best to help our friends and neighbors in this time of need."

About U-Haul

Contact:
Joanne Fried
Ashleigh Wagner
U-Haul Public Relations
(602) 263-6194
publicrelations@uhaul.com

SOURCE U-Haul



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