Relay for Life
Westchester and Bronx, NY, June 11, 2010 – Panera Bread is pleased to make a donation to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Panera cafes in Yorktown Heights, White Plains and the Bronx are providing bagels for their local races, to be held on June 12 in Yorktown Heights and the Bronx, and June 19 in White Plains.
“Panera Bread is committed to serving the members of the local community, many of whom have had their lives touched by cancer,” states Tony Diaz, operating partner of the Panera Bread cafes in Westchester and the Bronx. “We are honored to support the American Cancer Society in the fight to find a cure for cancer.”
Panera Bread and its franchisees also support charitable causes through its Operation Dough-Nation®
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About Panera Bread:Panera Bread Company owns and franchises 1,388 bakery-cafes as of March 30, 2010 under the Panera Bread®, Saint Louis Bread Co., and Paradise Bakery & Café names. Our bakery-cafes are principally located in suburban, strip mall and regional mall locations. Our bakery-cafes routinely donate bread and baked goods to community organizations in need. Additional information is available on the Company’s website, http://www.panerabread.com. The franchisee Take Home the Bread, LLC plans to open 22 new bakery-cafes in the area over the next five years.