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Franchisee Philanthropy

December 20, 2017 admin

Franchising is the new ‘mom and pop,’ and franchisees are small business owners who are actively involved in the communities they serve, providing much-needed support and making valuable contributions. Take the following five franchisees for example. These five exceptional franchisees have gone above and beyond to support their communities through [read more…]

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Giving Back: Jani-King

December 19, 2017 admin

Murray Oxford has witnessed firsthand the compassionate spirit of exuberant Jani-King Canada franchisees. The President of the commercial cleaning franchise business for Canada has an extensive history with the company since first joining its Canadian division in 1986 as the country’s second franchise partner. In the 32 years since, the [read more…]

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Franchising Gives Back: I’ll Take a Blizzard with That

October 27, 2017 admin

In 1984, when Dairy Queen Canada partnered with Children’s Miracle Network (CMN), franchisees across the country’s 650 plus locations made a commitment to raise funds and awareness for the non-profit organization’s life-saving mission. Founded in 1983, CMN supports 170 children’s hospitals across the United States and Canada, using donations to [read more…]

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Franchising Gives Back: I Wish To…

August 16, 2017 admin

For the team at Clintar Landscape Management, giving back to the community has always been an important part of the job, and a defining value for the company since it opened for business in 1973. “It’s embedded in our culture,” says Terry Nicholson, Clintar’s Vice President of Operations. “So many [read more…]

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Franchising Gives Back: No More Empty Stomachs

June 7, 2017 admin

KFC Canada is using its resources and brand power to partner with the World Food Programme and fight hunger around the world. Through KFC Canada’s Add Hope program, the franchisor, in partnership with franchisees, is taking the initiative to raise awareness and to work to end the hunger problem both [read more…]

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Franchising Gives Back: A Cause That’s Close to Home

March 9, 2017 admin

  Bill Redfern understands the importance of giving back to the community. The President and CEO of A Buyer’s Choice Home Inspections knew he wanted to create a culture of giving among franchise partners when he first founded and began franchising the business more than 10 years ago. Since then, [read more…]

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