DES MOINES, Iowa, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Company of Iowa is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to residents who have been impacted by the high winds and severe storms associated with the tornadoes that touched down Thursday in central Iowa.
Winds blew down trees, downed power lines and damaged buildings. Heavy rains and hail were also part of the storm.
"Several people have been injured and even more are without power," U-Haul Company of Iowa president Randy Dickson said. "Many of our neighbors are having to deal with damage and as a caring member of this community, we want to make sure these folks have a safe and secure place to store their possessions."
Families seeking self-storage assistance can contact the nearest participating U-Haul facility:
4001 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, IA 50320
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.
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