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DeMarcus Ware And Wes Welker Win Big By Rallying Thousands In Support Of The Depend Players Challenge For The Great American Try On

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DALLAS, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Depend ( www.depend.com), the No. 1 brand in incontinence protection, announced at last night's 21st annual ESPY Awards that it's a wrap for the Depend Players Challenge – an online competition and part of The Great American Try On in which pro football stars DeMarcus Ware and Wes Welker showcased their competitive spirit and went head-to-head to earn the most online votes to win the largest of two charitable donations in their names to The V Foundation for Cancer Research. America voted and it's a touchdown for Welker. Kimberly-Clark's Depend brand will donate $50,000 in his name and $25,000 in Ware's name for a combined total donation of $75,000 to The V Foundation to fund prostate cancer research.

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This marks the second year that Ware and Welker participated in The Great American Try On and that the Depend brand has supported The V Foundation. In 2012, Ware and Welker tried on the Depend Real Fit briefs under their football uniforms to highlight the brief's underwear-like look, fit and feel as well as just how active people can be while wearing them. Since 2012, the Depend brand and Kimberly-Clark have donated $325,000 to The V Foundation.

"Just as I predicted, I crushed DeMarcus in the Depend Players Challenge. America definitely had my back on this one and I appreciate everyone's votes," said Welker.  "I'm so honored that Depend will donate $50,000 to The V Foundation on my behalf."

The V Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to saving lives by helping to fund critical cancer research, including prostate cancer, a leading cause of bladder control issues in men.

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