BARRE, VT - In an effort to aid recent flood victims in Vermont, Lenny's Shoe & Apparel partnered with Carhartt, America's premium work wear brand since 1889, to donate more than 900 boxes of clothing to the local community.


“The damage to neighboring towns is devastating and we want to help those affected,” said Mark McCarthy, Vice President of Lenny's. “Partnering with Carhartt to help distribute pants, coats, gloves and shirts will definitely help folks who need it most.”

Clothes have been distributed to flood victims at locations in Waterbury, Moretown, West Hartford, Berlin, Northfield, Waterbury Center, Woodstock, Waitsfield, Rochester, Bethel and Pittsfield.

MarkMcCarthy“Our hearts go out to everyone who was affected by the hurricane,” said Tim Humes, Carhartt's brand marketing manager, PR. “We hope this donation will be a positive step in the recovery process.”

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. Visit

Lenny's Shoe & Apparel is Vermont's favorite locally owned retailer of quality outdoor gear outfitting families, hunters, contractors and athletes since 1990. They offer top brands like Carhartt, Columbia, Keen, Merrell and New Balance for men, women and kids.

WCAX News Article:
A warm and welcome gift to flood victims

Waterbury Record News Article:
Flood briefs: A big crowd turns out at the Waterbury Flood Distribution Center
Photo Captions: Mark McCarthy, Vice Presidentof Lenny's Shoe & Apparel.  Lenny's staff sorts over 900 boxes of Carhartt clothing to donate to flood victims. Carhartt donations in Berlin, VT and Waterbury, VT.
October 08, 2011 — Lenny's

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