Franchise Chains, Nonprofits Team Up Some of the nation's biggest chains, including Krispy Kreme and McDonald's, are giving franchises to nonprofit groups. The nonprofits say the businesses provide good training opportunities and sometimes also make money. Businesses say the partnerships help a good cause -- and their public image. Hear NPR's Laura Sydell.
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Franchise Chains, Nonprofits Team Up

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Franchise Chains, Nonprofits Team Up

Franchise Chains, Nonprofits Team Up

Franchise Chains, Nonprofits Team Up

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Some of the nation's biggest chains, including Krispy Kreme and McDonald's, are giving franchises to nonprofit groups. The nonprofits say the businesses provide good training opportunities and sometimes also make money. Businesses say the partnerships help a good cause — and their public image. Hear NPR's Laura Sydell.