Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: GK), a leading provider of
branded uniform and facility services programs, announced the launch of
its annual GKdirect® Workforce for a Cure campaign to support Breast
Cancer Awareness month. The campaign encourages G&K’s customers to
trade-in their everyday work wear and purchase pink ribbon breast cancer
awareness work apparel. Ten percent of the awareness apparel purchase
price is donated in each company’s name to the Hope Chest for Breast
According to Hope Chest, breast cancer incidence in women in the U.S. is
1 in 8 over a lifetime. Through the campaign, GKdirect aims to help
companies raise awareness of this disease by allowing their employees to
wear breast cancer awareness apparel during the month of October.
“For the seventh straight year, G&K Services is joining with our
customers to support the fight against breast cancer,” said Ian Davis,
Vice President, U.S. Field. “We value our customers’ dedication in
raising awareness of this disease and supporting the search for a cure.”
This year GKdirect is offering 15 breast cancer awareness products,
including polo shirts and soft shell jackets. All awareness apparel is
embroidered with the breast cancer awareness ribbon and includes room
for companies to add their logo. These items can be ordered through your
local G&K Services representative or by calling GKdirect customer
service at 877-352-8181, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 am and 7:00
pm Eastern Time. To view these products on-line, visit www.GKdirect.com.
About G&K Services, Inc.
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 8,000 employees serving approximately 170,000 customer
locations from 165 facilities in North America. G&K Services is a
publicly held company traded over the NASDAQ Global Select Market under
the symbol GK and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600
Index. For more information visit www.gkservices.com.
G&K Services, Inc.
Jeff Huebschen, 952-912-5773