ATLANTA, May 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Radiant Charity Corporation, the nonprofit organization supported by Radiant Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: RADS), today announced that the three 2010 Sprint for Cancer charity race events raised more than $135,000 for cancer-prevention organizations, bringing the total amount of dollars raised over the race's eight-year history to over $635,000.
The three 2010 Sprint for Cancer events were as follows: -- Saturday, April 17 -- Dallas, Texas -- 5K and family fun run/walk -- $20,000 raised for Young Texans Against Cancer -- Sunday, April 18 -- Atlanta, Ga. -- 5K and 10K race -- $100,000 raised for the Georgia Cancer Foundation -- Sunday, May 2 -- Irvine, Calif. -- Radiant's California offices participated as a Sprint for Cancer team in the Cinco de Mayo 1K, 5K, 10K and half marathon - $14,000 raised for the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Sprint for Cancer began in Atlanta in 2003, extended to Dallas in 2009 and now includes Radiant's California offices in Huntington Beach and Irvine. In total, more than 1,300 participants and volunteers contributed to the success of this year's events. With help from numerous corporate sponsors, individual fundraising through Firstgiving and a variety of contests and office-wide events, Sprint for Cancer far surpassed the anticipated fundraising goals.
"I continue to be inspired by the hard work that Radiant employees contribute to the Sprint for Cancer each year, and am excited to see how this event continues to grow across our company," said John Heyman, chief executive officer at Radiant Systems. "Radiant employees embody volunteerism. Contributing to the communities where we live and through volunteerism and conducting events such as the Sprint for Cancer are great examples of us embodying our core values." Click here to view images from the 2010 Sprint for Cancer races.
About the Radiant Charity Corporation Founded in 2003 as a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, the Radiant Charity Corporation serves as the principal charitable giving vehicle for Radiant Systems and its employees. Since 2003 the Radiant Charity Corporation has raised more than $635,000 through the donations and fundraising activities of Radiant Systems and its employees. More information about The 2010 Sprint for Cancer races can be found online at www.sprintforcancer.com.
About Radiant Systems, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Radiant Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: RADS) is a global provider of innovative technology to the hospitality and retail industries. For more than two decades, Radiant's point of sale hardware and software solutions have helped to redefine the consumer experience in more than 100,000 restaurants, retail stores, stadiums, parks, arenas, cinemas, convenience stores, fuel centers and other customer-service venues. Radiant has offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For more information about Radiant Systems: -- Visit our Website -- Follow us on Twitter -- Read about us on our Blog -- Become a fan on Facebook This press release may contain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, such as statements relating to financial results and plans for future business development activities, and are thus prospective. Forward-looking statements include all statements that are not statements of historical fact regarding intent, belief or current expectations of the Company, its directors or its officers. Investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the Company's ability to control. Actual results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Among the key risks, assumptions and factors that may affect operating results, performance and financial condition are the Company's reliance on a small number of clients for a large portion of its revenues, fluctuations in its quarterly results, its ability to continue and manage its growth, liquidity and other capital resources issues, competition and the other factors discussed in detail in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
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