U-Haul Expands Disaster Relief Locations in Oregon for Eagle Creek Fire

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (Sept. 5, 2017) — U-Haul Company of Western Oregon is now offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to residents who have been or will be impacted by the Eagle Creek Fire.

The gesture follows U-Haul Company of Portland’s offer earlier on Tuesday to extend 30 days of free U-Box to those needing to evacuate in and around Gresham. Read that disaster relief announcement here.

The latest participating locations are in Sherwood and Tualatin.

“This fire just continues to swell,” said Shannon Marvin, U-Haul Company of Western Oregon president. “Thousands have been evacuated and many more stand to be affected. U-Haul is a responsible corporate citizen and we are here for our neighbors in their time of need.”

People seeking more information about the 30 days free disaster relief assistance or needing to make storage arrangements should contact the nearest participating location:

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Sherwood

13921 SW Tualatin-Sherwood Road

Sherwood, OR 97140

(503) 925-6443

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Lake Oswego

7100 SW McEwan Road

Tualatin, OR 97035

(503) 536-2412

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. Watch the new U-Box TV commercial here.

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 of free self-storage assistance, U-Haul is proud to be at the forefront of aiding communities during times of disaster as an official American Red Cross Disaster Responder.

The arrival of U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 is modernizing the moving industry by offering self-service and live verify technology to enhance customer and community safety. This technology allows for the self-pick-up and self-return of U-Haul trucks to be done entirely by smartphone at any hour – day or night. Membership is free once customers create an account on uhaul.com.

About U-Haul

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 more than 150,000 trucks, 112,000 trailers and 40,000 towing devices. U-Haul offers more than 581,000 rooms and more than 51 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.


Andrea Batchelor

Jeff Lockridge

E-mail: publicrelations@uhaul.com

Phone: 602-263-6981

Website: uhaul.com

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