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30 days of free storage being offered to new customers in need, while vacancy lasts
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul® is making six facilities across Kentucky and Tennessee available to provide 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage to assist residents in the recovery process following severe flooding in the region.
Recent storms have caused extensive home damage and left standing water in many communities across eastern Kentucky and Tennessee. Flooding rendered roads impassable, destroyed bridges and even swept away some homes.
"As folks begin the clean-up process, we want them to know that U-Haul is here to help," stated Christopher Minnich, U-Haul Company of Louisville president. "Anyone impacted by flooding can make use of a storage room or U-Box portable storage container at no cost for one month at our participating stores, while availability exists."
People seeking more information about the U-Haul disaster relief program or needing to arrange 30 days of free self-storage should contact the participating facility nearest them:
1200 E. New Circle Road
Lexington, KY 40505
2425 Merchant St.
Lexington, KY 40511
501 Marsailles Road
Versailles, KY 40383
2854 W. State St.
Bristol, TN 37620
1805 E. Stone Drive
Kingsport, TN 37660
2805 N. Roan St.
Johnson City, TN 37601
Customers needing cardboard boxes can utilize the in-store Take a Box, Leave a Box program. U-Haul offers an area where customers can drop off used boxes in good condition, and others can access the boxes at no cost. U-Haul encourages anyone who has reusable boxes to drop them at the nearest U-Haul store location to assist this environmentally friendly initiative.
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.
Since 1945, U-Haul has been the No. 1 choice of do-it-yourself movers, with a network of more than 23,000 locations across all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 offers secure access to U-Haul trucks every hour of every day through the customer dispatch option on their smartphones and our proprietary Live Verify technology. Our customers' patronage has enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow to approximately 186,000 trucks, 128,000 trailers and 46,000 towing devices. U-Haul is the third largest self-storage operator in North America and offers 876,000 rentable storage units and 75.1 million square feet of self-storage space at owned and managed facilities. U-Haul is the largest retailer of propane in the U.S., and continues to be the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket industry. U-Haul has been recognized repeatedly as a leading "Best for Vets" employer and was recently named one of the 15 Healthiest Workplaces in America.
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