SPRINGFIELD, Mo., May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Company of Missouri is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage to residents impacted by the severe storms that moved through southwest Missouri on Tuesday.
Multiple rounds of tornadoes, heavy rains and strong winds caused damage to residential areas and affected roadways in the region.
"After surveying the damage from last night's storms and with more rain in the forecast, we hope this effort will provide assistance to our neighbors who need support," stated Aaron Self, U-Haul Company of Missouri president. "These conditions create a need for dry and secure self-storage. U-Haul is happy to provide our disaster assistance program to those in need."
Families seeking additional information or needing to arrange 30 days free self-storage should contact the nearest participating facility:
800 Bus Loop 70 W
Columbia, MO 65203
311 Ellis Blvd.
Jefferson City, MO 65101
1410 E. 7th St.
Joplin, MO 64801
1768 N. Glenstone
Springfield, MO 65803
3150 S. Campbell Ave.
Springfield, MO 65807
U-Haul® stores offer needed supplies to help with storm recovery like boxes, tarps, propane and propane tanks. U-Haul urges customers to ensure their tanks are topped off since propane is good to have in the event of long-term power outages.
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 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.
The arrival of U-Haul Truck Share 24/7® is revolutionizing the moving industry through its more convenient, more secure way to pick up and return a truck. U-Haul live verification technology allows rental transactions to be carried out entirely on a smartphone at any hour – day or night. There are no membership fees. Simply visit uhaul.com to create an online account.
Since 1945, U-Haul has been the No. 1 choice of do-it-yourself movers, with a network of more than 21,000 locations across all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 now offers customers access to U-Haul trucks every hour of every day through the self-service options on their internet-connected mobile devices. U-Haul customers' patronage has enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow to 161,000 trucks, 118,000 trailers and 42,000 towing devices. U-Haul offers nearly 632,000 rooms and 55.2 million square feet of self-storage space at owned and managed facilities throughout North America. U-Haul is the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket industry and is the largest retailer of propane in the U.S.