U-Haul Offers Disaster Relief to Flood Victims in More Areas of Louisiana

SHREVEPORT, La. (March 17, 2016) — U-Haul Company of Northern Louisiana has expanded its offer of 30 days free self-storage and U-Box container usage to include residents of Alexandria, Lafayette, Lake Charles and surrounding communities who have been affected by flood waters and neighborhood evacuations.

“The Red River is supposed to crest at an all-time high, and they’re evacuating homes in some of the Alexandria and Pineville neighborhoods,” said Warren Iles, U-Haul Company of Northern Louisiana president. “There is flooding in and around a number of surrounding cities. We want to continue to help out as much as we can by offering free storage to those needing assistance.”

Six more U-Haul locations are participating in the 30 days free self-storage and U-Box, adding to the eight storage facilities in Louisiana already assisting flood victims in and around Shreveport and Bossier City as well as Baton Rouge, Hammond and Slidell.

Families in need of more information about the self-storage assistance in Alexandria, Lafayette and Lake Charles should contact the following U-Haul store nearest you:

U-Haul Moving & Storage at MacArthur Drive 

2901 S. MacArthur Dr.

Alexandria, LA 71301

(318) 448-3651

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Lafayette

3700 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy.

Lafayette, LA 70503

(337) 993-9898

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Kaliste Saloom (U-Box only) 

700 Kaliste Saloom Road

Lafayette, LA 70508

(337) 443-4637

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Highway 14

1011 Hwy. 14

Lake Charles, LA 70601

(337) 436-5014

U-Haul Storage at Opelousas Street

4860 Opelousas St.

Lake Charles, LA 70615

(337) 478-5028

U-Haul Storage at Sharon Lane

211 Sharon Lane

Lake Charles, LA 70615

(337) 436-4646

These locations may offer 30 days of free U-Box portable moving and self-storage containers if storage units are unavailable. With U-Box containers, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box container 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.

U-Haul stores offer needed supplies to help with storm recovery like boxes, tarps, propane and propane tanks. U-Haul urges customers to ensure their tanks are topped off since propane is good to have in the event of long-term power outages.

U-Haul is the industry leader in do-it-yourself moving and self-storage with more than 20,000 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.

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