Panera Soup
in the community

Our Approach to Fighting Hunger

We have always challenged ourselves to find new ways to help out in the communities we serve. Working with Feeding America®, the nation’s largest network of food banks, is one way we do just that.

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Panera Soup in a Bread Bowl
in the community

Fighting Hunger, One Bowl of Soup at a Time

Providing high quality nutritious Panera food to those in need is one small way we’re working to fight hunger in America.

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In The Community

Panera Cares collection box

Panera Cares® Community Breadbox™

We put the cash donations you make in our bakery-cafes to work supporting local non-profit organizations in your communities.

Panera Cares

Panera Cares® Community Cafes

The Panera Bread Foundation’s non-profit bakery-cafes work with customers to help feed those in need.


Day-End Dough-Nation™ &
In-Kind Donations

We give back to our communities by donating unsold baked goods to hunger relief agencies and making in-kind donations to charities.

Panera Gift Card Scrip Fundraising

Scrip Fundraising

We proudly participate in the Scrip fundraising program, helping nonprofit organizations raise money.


Fundraising Nights

Forget door-to-door sales or scrubbing bumpers – this fundraising idea is much simpler – eat dinner.



Do you have an aspiring baker in the family? Bring your child to Panera Bread and let the flour fly!