Lice removal franchise system Lice Squad Canada has donated proceeds from its Nit Kit sales to the Children’s Aid Foundation (CAF). On April 30, the company made a donation of $3,750 to CAF’s head office in Toronto.
Canadian food-service franchise system Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria is working with Mealshare, a non-profit organization, to help feed the needy this holiday season. Until December 31, proceeds from sales of Famoso’s jars of Campania tomato sauce will be given to Mealshare, which will donate a meal for every jar sold.
Tim Hortons’ annual smile cookie fundraising campaign is back, running until September 21 in franchises across Canada. Customers can purchase a freshly baked chocolate chunk smile cookie for $1 at participating restaurants, with 100 per cent of the proceeds donated to local community charities, hospitals and programs.
By Kristie Smith On April 22, 2013, the town of Bracebridge, Ont., declared a state of emergency. Record snowmelt and torrential rainfall had caused the Muskoka River to breach its dams, washing out roads, flooding dozens of homes and leaving some 200 residents without power.
Until September 27, Canadian beauty retail franchise system Trade Secrets is collecting gently used hair appliances to donate to local women’s shelters during its seventh annual give-and-take trade-in event.
A&W Food Services of Canada held its fifth annual Cruisin’ for a Cause Day on August 22, raising more than $1.45 million in support of the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada. Over the past five years, the event has raised a total of more than $5 million.