Earlier this month, volunteers from a Los Angeles Home Depot store and the band 3 Doors Down fixed up a veterans' facility at the Veterans Administration in West Los Angeles. That day of service was more than just a fresh coat of paint and some new landscaping. It was the kick-off event -- The Home Depot is donating $1 million each week to veterans' causes from Sept. 11 to Nov. 11, Veterans Day.
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