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The Home Depot Foundation: Aprons In Action
Vote Today And Every Day In March To Help MSHV Win $250,000 From The Home Depot Foundation

The Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans is competing with 10 other nonprofits for $250,000 from the Home Depot Foundation in its Aprons In Action Facebook Contest Finale.

Vote for MSHV once a day from March 1 through March 31

Please Note: You must be a Facebook member in order to vote in the Home Depot contest. After clicking on the "Vote Now" link you will be asked to log into (or sign up for) Facebook in order to vote for MSHV. In addition, once on the Home Depot Foundation Facebook page, MSHV voters need to click on the "Aprons in Action Vote Now" link, located below the picture, and not on the picture itself. The Midwest Shelter is Option #7.

The Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, the October 2011 winner of $25,000 from The Home Depot in The Home Depot Foundation's year-long Facebook voting program called Aprons in Action, will compete against 10 other monthly winners for $250,000 in the final round of the contest. Voting begins March 1 and runs through March 31. You can vote now here. The organization with the most votes at the end of the month will win the $250,000 grand prize. Organizations with the second and third most votes will receive $150,000 and $100,000 from The Home Depot Foundation, respectively.

How To Vote

Voting runs from March 1 at 8 a.m. CST through March 31 at 11 a.m. CST. Aprons in Action is on Facebook at or You can vote now here.

The final percentages of votes for each nonprofit will be posted on The Home Depot and The Home Depot Foundation's Facebook pages.

For more information and to view the program rules, visit The Home Depot on Facebook or go to

About Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, Inc.

Located in downtown Wheaton, MSHV is a transitional housing program that provides counseling, access to health care and educational and job-training services to U.S. veterans of any era to help them out of homelessness and back to useful, productive lives. People interested in making a donation, volunteering or learning more about the shelter can click here or call 630-871-VETS (8387).

About The Home Depot Foundation

In 2011, The Home Depot Foundation committed $30 million over three years to nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the homes of economically disadvantaged veterans. Through Team Depot, the company's associate-led volunteer program, thousands of Home Depot associates volunteer their time and talents to positively transform neighborhoods and perform basic repairs and modifications to homes and to the facilities serving veterans with critical housing needs.

Since its formation in 2002, The Home Depot Foundation has granted more than $270 million to nonprofit organizations improving homes and lives in local communities. To learn more and see our associates in action, visit, follow us on Twitter @homedepotfdn, and like us on Facebook at

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