Several Benjamin Franklin Plumbing franchises raised money for charity this past spring.
Horvath, owner of
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing in Toms River, N.J., was “arrested” in April as
part of the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Lock Up program to raise money for
Jerry’s Kids. With the help of his employees and the staff at Clockwork
Home Services, parent company of Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, Horvath was able
to raise more than $1,700.
Meanwhile,Doug Loranger’s Benjamin Franklin
Plumbing in Pompton Lakes, N.J., joined Autism Speaks to raise money and
educate people about the disorder. During the month of April, Loranger donated
$10 to Autism Speaks for every service repair over $100, and $20 for every service
repair over $500. The company has participated in the fundraiser for
the past four years, and donated more than $4,500 in 2007.