SEATTLE, WA – May 21, 2007 – Tully’s Coffee Corporation (Tully’s), a fully handcrafted coffee roaster, will be donating 15 percent of all company-wide store revenue to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF) during a one-day promotion on Tuesday, May 22. In partnership with JDRF, Tully’s will help meet this year’s fundraising goals, with more than 80% of funds going directly to worldwide research. Money raised by Tully’s customers on the 22nd will be used to support diabetes studies for afflicted children. JDRF focuses on predicting, preventing and reversing complications associated with juvenile diabetes.
WHO: All 90 company-owned Tully’s stores, their customers and employees, in partnership with JDRF
WHAT: 15 percent of all store revenues to be donated directly to Juvenile Diabetes Research
WHEN: During normal store hours Tuesday, May 22.
About Tully’s Coffee Corporation
Founded in 1992, Tully’s Coffee Corporation is a fully handcrafted coffee roaster and a leading specialty coffee retailer and wholesaler, dedicated to small-batch roasting and hand scooping each and every blend. Through company-operated and licensed specialty retail stores in Washington, California, Idaho and Arizona and its global alliance partner in Japan, Tully’s premium coffees are available at more than 350 branded locations. Tully’s wholesale division also distributes handcrafted coffees and related products via office coffee services, food service distributors, and leading supermarkets located throughout the western half of the United States. Tully’s corporate headquarters and roasting plant are located at 3100 Airport Way S. in Seattle, Wash. For more information, call (800) 96-Tully or visit the Web site at www.tullys.com.