Presents 'Veterans Day Heroes Salute' Donation to Operation Homefront Presents 'Veterans Day Heroes Salute' Donation to
                             Operation Homefront donates $8,000 to Operation Homefront; promotion is
first in ongoing initiative to support service members and their families

PR Newswire

CARSON, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013

CARSON, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ presented
a check for $8,000 to Operation Homefront during Thanksgiving week. This was
the first in a series of promotions and programs that the online auto parts
website is leading to support service members and their families. The donation
represented proceeds from the company's Veterans Day Heroes Salute, and will
go directly to Operation Homefront's Emergency Assistance Program, which
provides essential financial assistance for the unique needs of todays'
military families. is one of the nation's top online auto parts and
accessories retailers and is dedicated to making it easy for consumers to save
money by accessing auto parts online. CEO Shane Evangelist presented the donation to
Operation Homefront's director of development, Rachel Weil, and Operation
Homefront's executive director of the California Field Office and former
service member, Jack Chirrick, at its Carson, California headquarters.

"We are proud to present this check to Operation Homefront to aid service
members and their families. Our Veterans Day Heroes Salute sought to both
raise awareness about the unique needs of service members and to help support
military families," said CEO Shane Evangelist. "We look
forward to offering more ways for customers and
employees to help support the brave service men and women of our country, and
their families, and we thank the thousands of customers who purchased auto
parts during our Veterans Day promotion."

Evangelist also said that in 2014, the company will be announcing a "Heroes
Automobile Gallery: A Little Automotive Helping Hand for Those Who Have
Served." The Heroes Automotive Gallery will offer auto parts discounts for
service members, and will highlight the stories of our nation's heroes.

"We are very grateful to for this donation, and for
helping to raise awareness of the needs of our military families. There could
not be a better time of year for us to put these funds to work, providing much
needed assistance to military families," said Chirrick, executive director for
Operation Homefront.

Operation Homefront's Emergency Assistance Program aids military families
during difficult financial times by providing food assistance, auto and home
repair, vision care, travel and transportation, moving assistance, essential
home items, and emergency financial assistance.Since its inception, Operation
Homefront has met the needs of more than 750,000 military families.

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About Operation Homefront
A national nonprofit, Operation Homefront leads more than 4,500 volunteers
with nationwide presence who provide emergency and other financial assistance
to the families of service members and wounded warriors. Operation Homefront
has met more than 750,000 needs of military families since its inception in
2002. Nationally, 95 percent of total revenue donated to Operation Homefront
goes directly to programs that provide support to our military families. For
more information, go

Established in 1995, is one of the nation's top online
auto parts and accessories retailers and is dedicated to making it easy for
consumers to save money by accessing auto parts online.
offers a comprehensive catalogue of over 2 million auto parts and accessories,
to fit all domestic and foreign makes from top aftermarket manufacturers. offers consumers free shipping on orders over $50 as
well as flexible payment and extended warranty plans and options. The company
has parts warehouses in markets throughout the U.S. enabling rapid shipping of
parts. AutoPartsWarehouse is operated by U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc.,
(Nasdaq: PRTS).

Media Contacts:
Elizabeth Johnson, mWEBB Communications,, 213.713.4865
Melanie Webber, mWEBB Communications,, 424.603.4340

Operation Homefront Media Relations:
Aaron Taylor,, 210.549.4621


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