Four ServiceMaster brands have joined forces with a new online fundraising program called Boost A Hero in an effort to help military veterans purchase franchise businesses. Boost A Hero, available at www.sprigster.com , provides a platform where vets utilize "crowdfunding" to raise the capital they need to purchase franchises like ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and AmeriSpec -- which are all ServiceMaster brands.
Boost A Hero helps qualified veterans raise money to purchase franchise businesses by posting their opportunity on the www.sprigster.com web site. Family, friends and supporters from across the country can make contributions to the vet’s effort online. Contributions to the vet’s account are not accepted until the veteran has secured all his funds and is ready to open the business, protecting the crowd’s investment. The program is free to vets, but a five percent fee from the pledges is payable to Sprigster to cover administrative fees.
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