GULFPORT, Miss. (Sept. 14, 2020) — U-Haul® is offering 30 days of free self-storage to south Mississippi residents who stand to be affected by Tropical Storm Sally moving through the Gulf of Mexico.
The tropical storm is expected to become a hurricane before making landfall early this week, potentially creating flooding issues
“The Mississippi coast is going to start seeing weather related to Sally as early as today,” said Charles Johnston, U-Haul Company of Mississippi president. “The southern part of the state is already under a hurricane warning and we’re urging those in need to take advantage of our disaster relief assistance program.”
U-Haul also made 10 facilities available in Louisiana to offer assistance. Find that press release here.
People seeking more information about the U-Haul disaster relief program or needing to arrange 30 days of free self-storage should contact the nearest participating location:
1132 Pass Road
Gulfport, MS 39501
2903 Shortcut Road
Pascagoula, MS 39567
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.
As an essential service provider, U-Haul has remained open to meet the needs of its communities throughout 2020. For details on what U-Haul has done to enhance cleaning protocols, protect Team Members and customers, and encourage the use of programs that inherently promote social distancing and contactless business, please reference our multi-media press release: “Moving Safely and Smartly during the COVID-19 Pandemic.”
Since 1945, U-Haul has been the No. 1 choice of do-it-yourself movers, with a network of 22,000 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 176,000 trucks, 127,000 trailers and 41,000 towing devices. U-Haul offers nearly 774,000 rentable storage units and 66.7 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.