The U-Haul Company of Southern Alabama is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box Portable Moving and Self-Storage Pods to all residents who were affected by the recent, devastating flash floods that swept through parts of the Alabama Gulf Coast and the Florida Panhandle late Tuesday and early Wednesday.
U-Haul centers have much-needed supplies available to help with flash flood 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.
And, 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 the following U-Haul regional office.
U-Haul Company of Southern Alabama 1002 Springhill Ave Mobile, AL 36604 800-633-6819
“The flash floods in the areas of Pensacola, Florida and other areas we serve throughout the region have proven to be absolutely devastating and have caused a great deal of damage,” stated Jesse Neill, Marketing Company President, U-Haul Company of Southern Alabama. “U-Haul is here to help and I hope this effort will provide assistance to everyone who needs support.”
Since 1945, U-Haul has been serving do-it-yourself movers and their households. Like many other successful ventures, the concept for U-Haul was generated out of need. After World War II, there existed the widespread need for do-it-yourself moving equipment that would be available on a one-way, nationwide basis. U-Haul co-founders L.S. “Sam” Shoen and his wife, Anna Mary Carty Shoen, recognized that need and acted upon it. Their visionary approach spread the cost of ownership among many users, facilitating the mobility of the populations of the U.S. and Canada. The covered wagon of the pioneers morphed into orange U-Haul trailers. For more information, please visit: https://www.uhaul.com