G&K Services Supports the Fight Against Breast Cancer
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- G&K Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: GKSR) announced today that its GKdirect" business is once again launching the Workforce for a Cure campaign in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Since the start of the program, GKdirect", with the support of the G&K Services Foundation, has donated over $30,000 in the name of G&K Services customers.
Breast Cancer Awareness Performance Polos, available from GKdirect(TM) (Photo: G&K Services, Inc. (GKSR))
The Workforce for a Cure campaign encourages G&K Services customers to trade-in their everyday work wear for pink ribbon apparel during the month of October. The program began three years ago when GKdirect" worked with oil and gas companies across the country for Fueling Awareness, a nationwide campaign in support of breast cancer awareness.
"G&K is honored to support this worthy cause, said Jeffrey L. Wright, G&Ks Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. We extend a sincere thank you to all of our customers and their employees who participate in the Workforce for a Cure campaign."
GKdirect" offers thirteen Awareness Apparel items and donates a portion of the purchase price to the American Cancer Society®, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer® campaign. All Awareness Apparel comes embroidered with the breast cancer awareness ribbon. These items can be ordered through your local G&K Services representative or by visiting www.gkdirect.com.
About G&K Services, Inc.
G&K Services, Inc. is a service-focused market leader of branded uniform and facility services programs in the United States, and is the largest such provider in Canada. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, G&K Services has nearly 7,800 employees serving approximately 165,000 customers from 160 facilities in North America. G&K Services is a publicly held company traded over the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol GKSR and is a component of the Standard & Poors SmallCap 600 Index. For more information on G&K Services, visit the companys web site at www.gkservices.com.
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