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Panera goes Pink

Fri, October 06, 06:00am – 09:30pm


Panera Bread
3131 Daniels Rd., Ste 108
Winter Garden, FL 34787


4700 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd.
Orlando, FL 32819


Panera Bread® is Going Pink On Friday, October 6th!
100% of the proceeds of each Pink Ribbon Bagel® sold in participating Orlando area Panera Bread bakery-cafes will benefit Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center.


Panera Bread is joining the fight against breast cancer by baking its signature Pink Ribbon Bagels this Breast Cancer Awareness month. For the entire month of October, a portion of the proceeds from all Pink Ribbon Bagel sales will be donated to Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center. The 32 Orlando Panera Bread bakery-cafes will donate 100% of the proceeds on Oct. 6th.

Additionally, all proceeds collected in the Operation Dough-Nation Community Breadboxes™ throughout the entire month of October will benefit Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center.

Last year, over 20,000 Pink Ribbon bagels were sold for the cause in Orlando Panera Bread cafes.

Shaped in the form of the iconic pink ribbon, the Pink Ribbon Bagel features cherry chips, dried cherries and cranberries, vanilla, honey, and brown sugar, and is baked fresh each morning by Panera’s bakers at each bakery-cafe. Pre-orders for the Panera Goes Pink day are currently being accepted at www.paneraflorida.com. Simply click on the site, select your participating bakery-cafe with a pick-up time and Panera will have your Pink Ribbon Bagel order ready to go on October 6th.

“We are so grateful to Panera, the Covelli family and Gavin and Annette Ford for their continued and generous support of Orlando Health – UF Health Cancer Center,” said Janet Morrow, Orlando Health Foundation Vice President – Corporate Partnerships. “For the past 13 years, our partnership with the Pink Ribbon Bagel campaign has raised significant funding for our breast cancer patients and we know that 2017 will be another great success.”

The Pink Ribbon Bagel concept began in 2001 when Sue Stees, co-owner of 22 Panera Bread franchises and a breast cancer survivor, began searching for ways to help other women fighting the same disease. Her search led her to the kitchen where she developed the Pink Ribbon Bagel.

Visit www.paneraflorida.com and www.orlandohealth.com to learn more about the organizations.

About UF Health Cancer Center – Orlando Health
Orlando Health is a $2.8 billion not-for-profit health care organization and a community-based network of physician practices, hospitals, and outpatient care centers throughout Central Florida. The organization is home to the area’s only Level One Trauma Centers for adults and pediatrics and is a statutory teaching hospital system that offers both specialty and community hospitals. In October 2017, Lakeland Regional Health System will join Orlando Health. More than 2,000 physicians have privileges at Orlando Health, which is also one of the area’s largest employers with more than 18,000 employees who serve nearly 2 million Central Florida residents and more than 4,500 international patients annually. Additionally, Orlando Health provides more than $270 million in support of community health needs. More information can be found at www.orlandohealth.com.

About Covelli Enterprises/Covelli Family Limited Partnership

Covelli Enterprises is the largest franchisee of Panera Bread, LLC with more than 300 bakery-cafés in six states. In 2016, the company donated more than $28 million to charity through unsold bread products for local hunger relief agencies and monetary donations to other non-profit organizations. www.covelli.com

About Panera Bread

Thirty years ago, at a time when quick service meant low quality, Panera set out to challenge this expectation. We believed that food that was good and that you could feel good about, served in a warm and welcoming environment by people who cared, could bring out the best in all of us. To us, that is food as it should be and that is why we exist.

So we began with a simple commitment: to bake fresh bread every day in our bakery-cafes. No short cuts, just bakers with simple ingredients and hot ovens. Each night, any unsold bread and baked goods were shared with neighbors in need.

These traditions carry on today, as we have continued to find ways to be an ally to our guests. That means crafting a menu of soups, salads, and sandwiches that we are proud to feed our families. Like poultry and pork raised without antibiotics on our salads and sandwiches. A commitment to transparency and options that empower our guests to eat the way they want. Seasonal flavors, whole grains and a commitment to removing artificial additives (flavors, sweeteners, preservatives and colors from artificial sources) from the food in our bakery-cafes. Why? Because we think that simpler is better and we believe in serving food as it should be. Because when you don’t have to compromise to eat well, all that is left is the joy of eating.

We’re also focused on improving quality and convenience. With investments in technology and operations, we now offer new ways to enjoy your Panera favorites-like mobile ordering and Rapid Pick-Up for to-go orders- all designed to make things easier for our guests. As of June 28, 2016, there were 2,007 bakery-cafes in 46 states and in Ontario, Canada operating under the Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. or Paradise Bakery & Café names. For more information, visit Panerabread.com or find us on Twitter (@panerabread), Facebook (facebook.com/panerabread) or Instagram (@panerabread).


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