Bekins A-1 Movers, Inc. to Collect, Deliver Goods for Illinois Tornado Relief Efforts

Warrenville, Ill. |

WARRENVILLE, Ill. – Two branch locations of the full-service moving and storage company, Bekins A-1 Movers, Inc. are providing local drop-off spots for donations to assist those affected by the deadly tornados that struck central Illinois on Sunday, November 17.  The two branch locations are:
           Bekins A-1 Movers, Inc.
           30W. 196 Calumet Avenue
           Warrenville, IL. 60555 
           Bekins A-1 Movers, Inc.
           525 Enterprise Pkwy
           Lake Zurich, IL 60047
The hours for drops off are 7 a.m. to 7p.m. in Warrenville and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Lake Zurich. 

Organizations that have a large donation or do not have the means to get the items to a designated Bekins A-1 drop off please Contact Bekins A-1 for specific details to see if a pick-up is an option. A group of volunteers from Bekins A-1 will be taking a moving truck to the areas affected by the tornado on the morning of Tuesday, November 26 to deliver the intra-company and community donations. 

To find an updated list of needed items you may go to website of The Salvation Army and the American Red Cross.  There are also many other social media pages that feature updates for specific items of need.  Although some needed items are continually changing, according to most online updates, clothing and bedding are no longer needed.  Essentials such as bottled water, canned goods and toiletries are in higher demand.

Bekins A-1 offers a wide range of moving and storage services including local, long-distance and international moving, containerized transportation, employee relocation services, storage and warehousing, and a host of commercial moving services. Bekins A-1’s website,, was the first site in the relocation industry built for complete, accurate moving estimates and scheduling an on-site appointment. 

About Bekins Van Lines

Bekins Van Lines, Inc. is one of the world's most highly regarded providers of transportation services. Bekins is owned by Wheaton Van Lines Inc. which now owns two household goods relocation brands, Wheaton World Wide Moving and Bekins Van Lines. The van line is now the fourth largest household goods carrier. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., the Wheaton and Bekins brands offer private and corporate domestic and international household goods relocation services as well as special commodities and logistic services. The United States Military also is one of the company’s largest customers. Wheaton Van Lines, Inc. is partner to approximately 370 Wheaton and Bekins agents nationwide. To learn more, visit