U-Haul Relief Assistance for Flood Victims in Toledo, OH and Monroe, MI

TOLEDO, Ohio (April 16, 2018) — U-Haul Company of NW Ohio is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box portable storage containers to residents of Toledo, Monroe and surrounding Lake Erie communities who have been impacted by flooding and mandatory neighborhood evacuations stemming from recent storms.

“We’ve had a lot of rain and high winds, and if the wind is blowing a certain direction on Lake Erie, the lake levels can break over the walls,” said David Vallie, U-Haul Company of NW Ohio president. “Several subdivisions in Monroe have been evacuated. There is flooding in the streets of Toledo. I’ve lived in the area more than 20 years and have never experienced anything like it.

“As a caring and responsible corporate citizen of these communities, we want to help our neighbors in times of need. That’s why U-Haul is offering dry and secure self-storage for people needing to stow their belongings at no charge for one month.”

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

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Monroe

1649 N. Telegraph Road

Monroe, MI 48162

(734) 241-7170

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Swayne Field

3011 Council St.

Toledo, OH 43606

(419) 329-4789

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 stores offer needed supplies to help with storm recovery like boxes, tarps, propane and propane tanks. Customers are urged to make sure 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 21,000 locations across the U.S. and Canada. 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

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.


Jeff Lockridge

Sebastien Reyes

E-mail: publicrelations@uhaul.com

Phone: 602-263-6981

Website: uhaul.com

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