U-Haul Offers 30 Days of Free U-Box Container Usage to Kelowna Flood Victims

KELOWNA, British Columbia, May 12, 2017 /CNW/ -- U-Haul Company of British Columbia is offering 30 days of free U-Box container usage to residents in and around Kelowna who have been or will be impacted by flooding.

The Kelowna area has taken on a significant amount of water due to heavy rains. Mayor Colin Basran is warning residents to take precautionary measures as water levels continue to rise.

"There are still hundreds of people displaced from their homes from last week's flooding," U-Haul Company of British Columbia president Horace Martin said. "U-Haul strives to be a strong community member. When our neighbors need assistance, we will be there."

Families seeking more information about the 30 days of free U-Box container assistance or needing to make self-storage arrangements should contact:

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Orchard Park

2076 Enterprise Way

Kelowna, BC V1Y6H7

(250) 762-8306

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Orchard Park may also direct flood victims to the nearest participating U-Haul neighborhood dealer location for their U-Box containers. 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.

U-Haul stores also offer needed supplies to help with storm recovery like boxes and tarps.

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.


Andrea Batchelor
Jeff Lockridge
E-mail: publicrelations@uhaul.com
Phone: 602-263-6981
Website: uhaul.com



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