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Panera Bread Foundation Announces 2024 Grant Awards

Panera Bread Foundation Announces 2024 Grant Awards

Friday, April 5th, 2024

To support its communities, Panera Bread and its Panera Bread Foundation arm announced the 2024 grant award recipients. A total donation of $2.25 million is funding 30 non-profit organizations that provide access and opportunity for programs supporting at-risk, underserved, or historically underrepresented children and youth.

Debbie Roberts, Chief Operating Officer, Panera Bread"Together, we share a common vision and purpose with our grantees, and we are proud to support their programs for children and youth to unlock their full potential and grow as leaders," said Debbie Roberts, Chief Operating Officer at Panera Bread, and Board President for the Panera Bread Foundation. "We're also grateful for the continued generosity of our guests who rounded up their checks through our Give Change for Children program. Our guest donations have enabled us to increase our total grant funding each year."

Programs funded by the 2024 grant awards include a few of the following: college readiness training including campus visits, application assistance and financial aid planning; STEAM programs to inspire youth to become leaders in science, technology, engineering, art and math; and more.

Panera Bread and its Panera Bread Foundationarm announced the recipients of its 2024 grant awards, donating a total of $2.25 million to various non-profit organizationsTo see the full list of grant award recipients, click here.

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