Franchising Gives Back

LearningRx CEO Creates Video Series to Keep Kids’ Brains Active During COVID-19 Pandemic


Fifty-six million kids have shifted their daily school lessons from the classroom to the family room due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a former elementary school teacher and mother of four, Kim Hanson knew there would not be enough curriculum to keep school children busy throughout the day. It is challenging for parent's working from home during this time to also guide their children's learning.

Ballard Brands Gives Back

Louisiana-based Ballard Brands is serving its community by providing much-needed help to frontline health care workers, and the wider community. In the area in and around New Orleans that has been hard-hit by COVID-19, Ballard Hospitality, Ballard Brands and their WOW American Eats brand are helping to give back to the area as it fights this deadly disease.

Blo Blow Dry Bar of Rocklin, CA Donates Blow Outs to Healthcare Workers

At Blo Blow Dry Bar of Rocklin, California, we are taking care of those who take care of us.

For a limited time, when you purchase of a gift valued at $50+ from Blo Rocklin, we will donate a blow out to a local healthcare worker at Sutter Roseville Medical Center. Our gift cards never expire, so purchase now to use when we reopen our doors. 

Swimming for Superheroes – Goldfish Swim School Gives Back Amid COVID-19


Together, we are experiencing unprecedented times – times of uncertainty and unknowns, impossible to explain to our children, and even impossible for us to understand. These are uncharted waters, and even while Goldfish Swim School may be closed, franchisees are stepping up to give back and support their communities.

BrightStar Care Franchisee Creates and Donates Masks


It was early March when my franchise, BrightStar of Roseville and Sacramento, CA, anticipated the demand for face masks. That's when I entrusted my homebound family members and myself to start designing and manufacturing masks! Our community caretakers were in need, and we stepped up to help them.

Sharing the Sunshine


When COVID-19 struck the restaurant landscape in mid-March, Tropical Smoothie Cafe prioritized giving back to the community. We quickly challenged our franchisees to donate 100,000 smoothies to show our gratitude to local healthcare workers and first responders on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and give back to the communities they serve as part of the #InThisTogether campaign. These are unprecedented times, and our safety is dependent upon the selfless, hard work of our local healthcare workers and first responders, and we want to help them in any way we can.