Franchising in Your Community

Franchising Gives Back During Crisis

The franchise community has stepped up to give back during the COVID-19 crisis. Here we provide a closer look at these initiatives through social media posts shared by Canadian franchises and support services/suppliers.

While the world practices social distancing to help flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic, everyday heroes are on the front lines working tirelessly to keep us healthy and safe. Over the past few months, CFA member franchise systems have been doing their part by donating meals to front line essential workers, healthcare professionals, and first responders to show just how much their hard work through these difficult times is appreciated!

Firehouse Subs, McDonald’s Canada, and Taco Bell Canada (a YUM! Brands Subsidiary) were just some of the brands feeding local heroes!


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Feeding Local Communities

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on the global economy, resulting in a surge in demand for the services of Canada’s food banks. According to Food Banks Canada, demand has jumped 20 per cent for food bank services across the country. A&W Canada and BUILD IT By Design stepped up recently to provide meals to local hospitals and food banks in their communities.