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May 24, 2011
Carhartt Donates Apparel To Flood VictimsDEARBORN, Mich. - Carhartt, America‘s premium work wear brand since 1889, donated more than 1,200 pieces of apparel, an estimated retail value of $110,000, to the Salvation Army in Memphis for local flood victims. The donation includes jeans, canvas pants, tee-shirts, woven shirts and outerwear for both men and women.
"The recent flooding disaster in the Memphis area is absolutely devastating," said Tim Humes, Carhartt‘s brand marketing manager, PR. "Though we have no control over these types of tragedies, we can control our reaction. Our hearts go out to those affected by the flooding and we hope this donation will be a positive step in the recovery process."
Flood victims can acquire clothing vouchers at the Salvation Army Area Command Center office located at 696 Jackson Avenue in Memphis. The center can be reached at 901-543-8586. Vouchers can be redeemed for Carhartt apparel at one of three Memphis-area Salvation Army stores.
About Carhartt, Inc
Established in 1889, Carhartt is a global premium work wear brand with a rich heritage of developing rugged apparel for workers on and off the job. Headquartered in Dearborn, Mich., with approximately 3,500 employees worldwide, Carhartt is privately owned and managed by the descendants of the company‘s founder, Hamilton Carhartt. For more information, visit www.carhartt.com.