America’s Swimming Pool Company Raises $50K for OneWorld Health
National swimming pool service franchise announces total funds raised during the organization’s Day of Giving campaign supporting a clean water source for OneWorld Health hospitals.
December 03, 2019 // Franchising.com // ASP HEADQUARTERS - MACON, Ga. - ASP - America’s Swimming Pool Company has been committed to clean water since its founding in 2002. Today, with more than 100 franchise owners serving in over 400 cities across the United States, the brand is proud to announce how they are using their connection with clean water to give back to those living without access to clean water. ASP launched the first Day of Giving campaign for their Clean Water Matters movement on Saturday, October 5, 2019, raising over $50,000. The total amount raised goes directly towards funding a clean water source for the hospitals of OneWorld Health, a South Carolina based non-profit, bringing sustainable healthcare to East Africa and Central America.
“We feel a responsibility for improving the world we live in,” said Stewart C. Vernon, Founder and CEO of America’s Swimming Pool Company. “This is why we are dedicated to building awareness and promoting a cause we feel so strongly about.”
Both ASP and OneWorld Health believe your birth country should not determine your ability to access basic healthcare. Since 2017, they have joined forces with OneWorld Health to bring clean water to the healthcare setting of the developing world. ASP encourages its customers to donate through a website that was created specifically for this cause, ASPcares.org. This website is filled with information about ASP’s partnership with OneWorld Health, and how making a simple contribution of $25 can help save lives. Every $50,000 raised is one clean water source for OneWorld Health’s hospitals.
“We are so thankful for the support we have received from our loyal ASP customers, franchise family, and friends,” said Vernon. “Together, we are working to continue our mission to raise $500,000 to provide a clean water source for ten new OneWorld Health hospitals.”
Safe water is essential for human life. Over 780 million people do not have access to an improved water source, and 5 million people die each year due to diarrheal disease as a result of unsafe drinking water, inadequate availability of water for hygiene, and lack of access to water for sanitation.
Join ASP and OneWorld Health in creating a better, cleaner future on National Day of Giving- Tuesday, December 3, 2019. To learn more about Clean Water Matters and how you can become a social ambassador, visit ASPcares.org. Everyone is invited to give and help advance the movement by sharing the conversation on social media using hashtags #cleanwatermatters #aspcares #aspgives and #givingtuesday.
ASP - America’s Swimming Pool Company is the largest swimming pool cleaning, repair, and renovation franchise system in the nation. Founded in 2002 by Stewart C. Vernon, the company is based on the belief that by providing a higher quality pool service at a reasonable price, the brand would raise the industry standards for pool service. In 2005, ASP began franchising and now covers over 400 cities in 21 states across the nation. For more information on America’s Swimming Pool Company, visit ASPPoolco.com or find us on Facebook @asppoolco.
About Authority Brands
Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Authority Brands, LLC is the parent company of seven leading home service franchisors, America's Swimming Pool Company, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, The Cleaning Authority, Homewatch CareGivers, Mister Sparky electric, Mosquito Squad, and One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning. Together, these brands provide home services through more than 1675 locations operated by 920 franchise owners in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Kenya and Indonesia. Authority Brands is dedicated to supporting individual franchisee growth through providing strong marketing, technology and operational support.
About OneWorld Health
OneWorld Health’s international headquarters is located in Charleston, South Carolina, with offices and sustainable medical centers in East Africa and Central America. The organization delivers quality, low-cost healthcare in the developing world through a revolutionary, long-term approach to medical interventions that reaches beyond relief work. Through focused efforts in Uganda and Nicaragua, OneWorld Health is bringing attention to healthcare problems in developing countries and advocating for a sustainable model that can break the cycle of disease for impoverished communities around the world. Learn more at www.oneworldhealth.com.
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