Touch the heart of a veteran with a simple app

Touch the heart of a veteran with a simple app

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The Home Depot Foundation and TouchNote #CHOOSETOSERVE by Sending Thoughtful Notes to Veterans Around the World Download the Postcard-sending App TouchNote to Send a Personalized Postcard to Veterans Everywhere

Los Angeles, CA—In honor of Veteran’s Day, The Home Depot® Foundation and TouchNote, the world’s most popular postcard-sending app, #CHOOSETOSERVE by providing thousands of free postcards to allow people to send veterans a note of gratitude this Veteran’s Day. People from all over the world can send a beautiful and personalized postcard that our veterans will receive in the mail, honoring their services while bringing a smile to their faces.

To send a card, download the TouchNote app and enter the promo code CHOOSETOSERVE. Each user will be eligible to send one free postcard to a veteran anywhere in the world.

“It is one of Home Depot’s greatest missions every year to honor and serve veterans around the world,” said Shannon Gerber, Executive Director of The Home Depot Foundation. “By providing everyone the opportunity to send a thoughtful note, and show a bit of kindness, this goes a long way for our veterans.”

“It is TouchNote’s mission to provide the easiest and most thoughtful way to communicate,” said Oded Ran, CEO of TouchNote. “We are honored to join Home Depot’s mission to recognize our veterans, by providing a convenient service and tangible product, to show our gratitude in the most meaningful way.”

The Home Depot Foundation works to improve the homes and lives of U.S. military veterans and their families and responds to communities in disaster. Since 2011, The Home Depot Foundation has invested more than $213 million in veteran causes and transformed more than 34,500 homes for veterans. Visit Home Depot’s Celebration of Service page to find others ways you can get involved.

Why It’s Important: · More than 39,000 veterans are homeless on any given night. More than one million veterans are considered at risk of homelessness due to poverty, lack of support networks and subpar living conditions. · More than 3.8 million veterans have a service-connected disability. · There has been a 60% increase in veterans with service-connected disabilities since 1990. · More than 9.4 million veterans are over the age of 65.

About The Home Depot Foundation

The Home Depot Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to improving the homes and lives of U.S. veterans and their families with a specific focus on combat-wounded, senior and homeless veterans. The foundation also provides cleanup and rebuilding support for communities affected by natural disasters.

Since 2011, The Home Depot Foundation has invested approximately $200 million in veteran-related projects, part of the foundation’s quarter of billion-dollar pledge to veteran-related causes by 2020. In partnership with Team Depot, the 400,000-strong army of associate volunteers, the organization has positively impacted more than 33,000 veterans’ homes and helped more than 2,000 communities.

To learn more about The Home Depot Foundation and see Team Depot in action visit homedepot.com/teamdepot and follow us on Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram @teamdepot and like us on Facebook at facebook.com/teamdepot.

For hurricane-related information about The Home Depot’s operations, please visit corporate.homedepot.com/newsroom.

About TouchNote:

TouchNote is the world’s most popular postcard-sending app, turning your photos into postcards and greeting cards, straight from your phone, desktop or tablet. TouchNote has sent over 10 million postcards since it’s launch in 2008 and is available on iPhone, iPad and Android mobiles and tablets.

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