THE HOME DEPOT’S “GIVE THE GIFT OF GOOD” Contest – A $20,000 Makeover of a Military Family’s Home

A Fantastic Gift Box from Home Depot

“Fantastic Military Support!” The Home Depot is pleased to announce a contest through MilitaryAvenue to find a deserving military family home for a $20,000 Home Makeover.

 MilitaryAvenue is one of nine bloggers selected by the Home Depot Foundation to give a $500 gift card to a deserving military family plus an opportunity to win a $20,000 Home Makeover in the


WHO: Do we have your attention? Home Depot wants us to select a military family with home upgrade needs. Whether Active Duty, National Guard or Reserves, or a Disabled Veteran let us know how Home Depot could make your house more of a home.

HOW: So how do you get started? Please tell us about yourself and your needs. Comment on this blog with you name, service branch and how this gift would make your house a home. Please include two or three pictures to support the family’s need (two must include the military entrant). You can add the pictures by just clicking on DISQUS at the comment section of the blog or email the pictures to!

We are looking for a contest winner from MilitaryAvenue! MilitaryAvenue will select one winner who will receive a $500 Home Depot gift card. We will then send them to Home Depot as our nomination for the $20,000 in renovations. There will be nine families chosen for the final nomination, one from MilitaryAvenue and also eight other blogs, each with their own nomination.

Want to know what you can use the renovation money for?

* New HVAC (heating and cooling) system
* Accessible bathing, like a new walk-in tub/shower system or Modification of existing tub/shower system to make accessible
* Roofing repair or replacement
* Blown-in Insulation
* Replacement Windows
* Fencing
* Gutters
* or a new Water Heater

By the way, you can nominate an eligible military family with their permission as well. Just comment with their information instead.

WHEN: We need your entry to MilitaryAvenue no later than this Saturday, the 19th of November at noon EST. Remember, all you have to do is comment on this blog, post two or three pictures of the military entrant (family if so desired, is welcome as well). We will choose our winner and forward to Home Depot to be entered in the contest by November 21st so we can not accept late entries! We will comply with their official rules.

Bloggers & Home Depot volunteers at work on Veterans DayWHERE: In the USA! Military town, Guard or Reserve hometown, disabled veteran home or anywhere you find military families located.

Be sure to follow MilitaryAvenue’s Facebook page for contest updates!  We will be announcing the winner and asking for your help to push them to the top of the nominees!  Here is MilitaryAvenue Twitter as well! Watch for the hash mark #GiveGood!

For Official Contest Rules from Home Depot go to: KonMonday, November 14, 2011Military Life:,,,,,

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