U-Haul offering help for those hit by storms

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box those hit by the storms that hit central Illinois on Saturday. 

Trees, power lines and buildings were knocked over in several places. One of the hardest hit areas was Taylorville, 

"Some of our neighbors came home on Saturday to find their homes in shambles," said Aaron Freeman, U-Haul Company of Illinois president. "As a caring member of these communities, we want to make sure they have a secure place to store their belongings during the recovery process."

Below are the area locations customers can contact for help: 

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Decatur
1155 E. Pershing Road
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 917-4387


U-Haul Moving & Storage of Pekin
2090 Court St.
Pekin, IL 61554
(309) 347-0418


U-Haul Moving & Storage at Allen Road
8400 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61615
(309) 276-0752


U-Haul Moving & Storage at University
3650 N. Meadowbrook Road
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 682-3213


U-Haul Moving & Storage at Bruns Lane
410 Bruns Lane
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 546-2730


U-Haul Moving & Storage at Stevenson Drive
1032 Adlai Stevenson Drive
Springfield, IL 62703


Taylorville Tornado Recovery: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage and U-Box
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Dec. 2, 2018) — U-Haul Company of Illinois is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage at six facilities after a destructive tornado blew through central Illinois on Saturday evening.
Strong winds tore down trees, power lines and buildings. As many as 100 homes in Taylorville have been severely damaged.
"Some of our neighbors came home on Saturday to find their homes in shambles," said Aaron Freeman, U-Haul Company of Illinois president. "As a caring member of these communities, we want to make sure they have a secure place to store their belongings during the recovery process."
Families seeking additional information or needing to arrange for 30 days free self-storage should contact the nearest participating U-Haul facility:
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Decatur
1155 E. Pershing Road
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 917-4387
U-Haul Moving & Storage of Pekin
2090 Court St.
Pekin, IL 61554
(309) 347-0418
U-Haul Moving & Storage at Allen Road
8400 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61615
(309) 276-0752
U-Haul Moving & Storage at University
3650 N. Meadowbrook Road
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 682-3213
U-Haul Moving & Storage at Bruns Lane
410 Bruns Lane
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 546-2730
U-Haul Moving & Storage at Stevenson Drive
1032 Adlai Stevenson Drive
Springfield, IL 62703

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