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U-Haul Offers Help to Tornado Victims in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas

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U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to victims of tornadoes that devastated Rogers and Bentonville, Arkansas; Claremore and Pryor, Oklahoma; and Valley View, Texas. The assistance includes access to dry and secure storage rooms and portable storage containers. This offer is available at eight U-Haul facilities across the three states. U-Haul emphasizes its commitment to community support, particularly in times of natural disaster, and collaborates with the American Red Cross as an official Disaster Responder. Affected residents can contact their nearest participating U-Haul facility for more information.

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  • U-Haul is providing 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage.
  • Eight U-Haul facilities across Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas are participating.
  • This initiative helps residents affected by tornadoes to secure their belongings.
  • The offer includes dry and secure storage solutions essential for recovery.
  • U-Haul is collaborating with the American Red Cross as a Disaster Responder.
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  • The free storage offer is to 30 days, which may not be sufficient for all victims.
  • Availability of storage units and U-Box containers is and based on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • The coverage of the offer varies by state, with on-site storage in Arkansas and Texas, but potentially residential delivery in Oklahoma.

8 U-Haul facilities across 3 states extended free storage after tornadoes destroyed homes and businesses Saturday in Rogers and Bentonville, AR, Claremore and Pryor, OK, and Valley View, TX

TULSA, Okla., May 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul is making 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage available to victims of the powerful tornadoes left a path of destruction Saturday in Rogers and Bentonville, Ark., Claremore and Pryor, Okla., Valley View, Texas, and surrounding areas.

Tornadic storms tore through buildings, uprooted trees, downed power lines, and damaged numerous homes in these communities. Several fatalities were reported. Tens of thousands of residents remain without power. Many families are now seeking new places to live or store their possessions.

Access to dry and secure self-storage rooms and portable storage containers is essential during the clean-up and recovery process after natural disasters.

U-Haul Company of Tulsa president Jim Smith and U-Haul Company of North Dallas president Kevin Flanagan have combined to make eight stores available to help people affected by these storms by providing one month of free storage services.

The 30-day free offer applies to new self-storage and U-Box rentals and is based on availability. The U-Box offer applies to on-site storage at Company facilities in Arkansas and Texas. In Oklahoma, residential delivery and pick-up of U-Box containers may be available as part of the offer.

People seeking more information or needing to arrange storage services should contact their nearest participating facility:

2301 S. 8th St.

Rogers, AR 72758

(479) 282-1087

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Springdale

806 Twin City Ave.

Springdale, AR 72764

(479) 751-6212

5140 S. 103rd E. Ave.

Tulsa, OK 74146

(918) 663-2845

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Memorial Drive

1010 S. Memorial Drive

Tulsa, OK 74112

(918) 836-0116

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Midtown

3500 S. Sheridan Road

Tulsa, OK 74145

(918) 439-3139

26778 U.S. Hwy. 380 E.

Aubrey, TX 76227

(972) 347-5562

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Denton

164 N. I-35 E.

Denton, TX 76205

(940) 382-5352

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Frisco Prosper

1566 U.S. Hwy. 380 W.

Prosper, TX 75078

(972) 347-9713

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.

About U-HAUL

Founded in 1945, U-Haul is the No. 1 choice of do-it-yourself movers with more than 23,000 rental locations across all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. The enhanced U-Haul app makes it easier for customers to use U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 to access trucks anytime through the self-dispatch and self-return options on their smartphones through our patented Live Verify technology. Our customers' patronage has enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow to 192,200 trucks, 138,500 trailers and 44,500 towing devices. U-Haul is the third largest self-storage operator in North America with 967,000 rentable units and 83.3 million square feet of self-storage space at owned and managed facilities. U-Haul is the top retailer of propane in the U.S. and the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket industry. Get the U-Haul app from the App Store or Google Play.

Contact:

Jeff Lockridge
E-mail: publicrelations@uhaul.com
Phone: 602-760-4941
Website: uhaul.com

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FAQ

What assistance is U-Haul offering to tornado victims in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas?

U-Haul is providing 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to tornado victims in these states.

How many U-Haul facilities are participating in the free storage offer?

Eight U-Haul facilities across Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas are participating.

What is the duration of the free storage offer from U-Haul?

The offer is for 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage.

Are there any restrictions on U-Haul's free storage offer for tornado victims?

Yes, the offer is based on availability and may vary by location.

How can tornado victims access U-Haul's free storage services?

Victims should contact their nearest participating U-Haul facility to arrange storage services.

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