Franchising Gives Back

Massage Envy Franchisee Uplifts Community and Employees in Pandemic

For Lester Snyder, a franchisee of Massage Envy, the COVID-19 pandemic brought with it mandated location closures, and threatened the bottom line of his business model. In the face of this adversity, however, Snyder stepped up and gave back to his employees and, by extension, uplifting his community.

Interim HealthCare Gives Back

Since the onset of COVID-19, Interim HealthCare Inc., has continued its critical work caring for ongoing patients, as well as those who have contracted COVID-19. As this public health crisis began to put a massive strain on the available supply of personal protective equipment (PPE), Interim HealthCare knew it needed to act fast. Over the last few months, the company has sourced, vetted and negotiated essential PPE for its network of owners and operators.

Great Clips Franchisee Aids Stylists and Community

Steve Bixler, a multi-unit franchisee of Great Clips Inc. salons, has stepped up to give back to his employees and community in the time of uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic. In myriad ways, Bixler is a testament to his franchise system and providing opportunities for giving back across his locations in Central Texas.

Dark Days for Hospitals Brightened by Solatube

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Solatube International donates face shields to hospitals and NYPD.

With personal protective equipment (PPE) in short supply, Solatube® International Inc., the company that changed the natural light and fresh air industry, pivoted in 4 short days to produce and donate vital face shields for frontline workers who are putting their lives on the line to help others during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A COVID Cut Above

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Sport Clips Haircuts stylist Shelby Rosenbaum, who works in Olive Branch, Mississippi, recently told a Memphis' WREG reporter that team members are "supposed to go out of our way for clients," and that's just what she did for her young client Colton.

How One Franchisor is Saving Lives in Crisis

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If you’re going to be in a pandemic, Dave Adams is the sort of person everyone would want on the front lines.

He owns and operates six American Family Care (AFC) locations in the Boston area. As a kid, he was an Eagle Scout. He is a former Marine. He also has a B.A. in history, from the College of William and Mary, and an MBA from Dartmouth College.

Shipley Do-Nut Franchisee Gives Back by Supporting Employee Relief

In Bedford, TX, Phil Adkins, a franchise owner of Shipley Do-Nuts, has been devoting time and resources toward his employees during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. As part of his franchise business’s relief efforts, Adkins is giving back to his employees by ensuring that they have increased paid time-off for personal or family illness.