Several organizations have been helping people in Hurricane Florence’s path prepare for the storm—and netting positive PR in the process.
U-Haul recently announced that it’s providing 30 days of free storage at 94 locations across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia. The company is also offering its U-Box containers for people to store their belongings inside the storage lockers.
“People are preparing to leave their homes, creating an immediate need for secure locations where evacuees can bring the possessions they wish to protect,” said Doug Weston, U-Haul Company of Western North Carolina president. “As a member of these communities, we are in a position to help by providing this service to our friends who are in harm’s way.”
U-Haul also listed the locations offering the services, along with their addresses, phone numbers and website information, for people to access if they need help.