Good Times Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq SmallCap: GTIM) today announced that they have just completed an annual fund-raising effort to raise both money and awareness for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). JDRF is the leading charitable fund raiser and advocate of Type 1 diabetes research worldwide. Since 1970, JDRF has awarded more than $1 billion to fund diabetes research. In Colorado alone, JDRF annually funds more than $1 million in research to find a cure for the 40 children being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes everyday.
In support of JDRF and in partnership with Pepsi Cola and Dr Pepper, Good Times created and sold a coupon book to its customers with over $13 of value in Good Times’ all natural burgers, fresh cut fries, fresh frozen custard and Pepsi and Dr. Pepper drinks. Over $36,000 was raised with Good Times’ customers in an effort to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes. “This is our eighth year in supporting JDRF and Good Times is very proud of our association with JDRF and of our customers’ participation in the fund raising for one of the most important health issues in America,” said Alex Sterling, Director of Marketing for the Colorado-based chain of restaurants.
Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard has 50 restaurants, mostly in Colorado serving premium quality, 100% all natural Angus beef burgers, fresh cut fries and fresh frozen custard.
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, delays in developing and opening new restaurants because of weather, local permitting or other reasons, increased competition, cost increases or shortages in raw food products, the ability to raise additional capital and other matters discussed under the “Risk Factors” section of Good Times’ Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2009 filed with the SEC. Although Good Times may from time to time voluntarily update its forward looking statements, it disclaims any commitment to do so except as required by securities laws.