By CLYDE FORD
Staff Writer, Charles Town
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia flood victims as well as those at homeless and domestic violence shelters will receive donated clothing from a national mail order company with a distribution center in Jefferson County.
Norm Thompson, the national mail-order business with a corporate distribution center in Kearneysville, W.Va., is giving $800,000 worth of new clothes and shoes to the West Virginia Commission for National and Community Service, company officials said.
The donation includes more than 44,000 pairs of pants, shoes, undergarments and other clothing, said corporate spokeswoman Tammy Spencer Monday in a telephone interview from the company's headquarters in Hillsboro, Ore.