Budget Blinds Announces 2020 Community Service Award Winners
Budget Blinds business owners in the U.S. and Canada honored for their support of the elderly, cancer research, a women’s shelter and hunger and tornado relief
March 02, 2020 // Franchising.com // IRVINE, Calif. - Budget Blinds® has announced the recipients of its 2020 Heart & Home Giving Back Award and Budget Blinds Cares Awards given to business owners making a difference in their local communities on behalf of their Budget Blinds franchise.
Collectively, the three Budget Blinds franchisee winners revealed today are befriending convalescent home residents in Northern California, raising money for hunger and tornado relief in South Dakota and providing assistance to hundreds of local families in Alberta, Canada, among other worthwhile causes.
Presented earlier this year by Budget Blinds President Doug Phillip at Bring It Home, the 2020 convention for Budget Blinds franchisees, the awards are given annually to Budget Blinds business owners who best embody the brand’s long-term commitment to caring and giving-back to local communities and individual lives through financial support, volunteerism and ongoing partnership.
The three Budget Blinds community service award winners for 2020 are:
- Dawn Cameron of Medicine Hat, Ontario, Alberta, Canada (Budget Blinds of Medicine Hat/The Foothills) – Budget Blinds Cares Award including a $10,000 donation to the Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society of Medicine Hat, administered by the Community Foundation of Southeastern Alberta. Cameron was honored for her work with the Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society and for providing hunger relief and family assistance in her area.
- Adam and Tara Balding of Sioux Falls, S.D. (Budget Blinds of Sioux Falls and North Sioux Falls) – Budget Blinds Cares Award including a $2,500 donation to Healing Hope Ministries of Alcester, S.D. The Baldings were recognized for their support of numerous local Sioux Falls charities and for those affected by the tornados that hit Sioux Falls last year.
- Toni Parkhurst of Vacaville, Calif. (Budget Blinds of Fairfield & Vacaville) – Budget Blinds Heart & Home Giving Back Award. Parkhurst was honored for her work with the Vacaville Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center and other homes for the elderly in her area.
The largest window covering franchise in North America, offering custom blinds, shutters, shades, drapery, and more, for residential and commercial consumers. Budget Blinds serves more than 10,000 communities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Budget Blinds’ nearly 900 business owners have dressed more than 25 million windows since 1992.
Budget Blinds is one of four home improvement brands owned by Irvine, Calif.-based Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) along with Tailored Living®, Concrete Craft® and AdvantaClean®.
“The Heart & Home Giving Back and Budget Blinds Cares awards represent the essence of what Budget Blinds does as a home improvement and home enhancement brand,” said Phillip. “We want to be there to care for our customers whenever they need us, and to help them transform their house into the home of their dreams.”
As part of HFC’s long-term Heart & Home community service initiative, Budget Blinds also partners with such organizations as Home for our Troops and Wounded Warriors Canada to help veterans and others realize their dreams of work, career advancement, home ownership and transition after military service. Budget Blinds also actively supports Working Wardrobes to provide job training, placement and wardrobe services to give those in need the chance to take their place in the workforce.
About Budget Blinds
Budget Blinds® is the largest window covering franchise in North America, offering custom blinds, shutters, shades, drapery, and more for residential and commercial consumers in more than 10,000 communities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Budget Blinds’ nearly 900 business owners have dressed more than 25 million windows since the brand’s founding in 1992. Budget Blinds is part of the Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) family of home improvement goods and services brands.
To find the Budget Blinds franchise closest to you, visit https://budgetblinds.com.
About Home Franchise Concepts
Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) is one of the world’s largest franchising systems in the home improvement goods and services space, among the world’s largest franchise businesses and a recognized leader in franchisee-franchisor relationships. HFC’s four brands including Budget Blinds, Tailored Living®, Concrete Craft® and AdvantaClean® are consistently rated at the top of their categories and supported by more than 1,700 franchise territories in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
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