October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and plenty of
restaurants and other food-oriented businesses are helping to spread the
word. In almost all these cases, proceeds from your choice of treat –
whether it's coffee, cookies, bagels, or more – will go toward causes
dedicated to eradicating the threat of breast cancer.
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- The Pink Ribbon Bagel will be sold in participating southern
California Panera Bread bakery-cafes during the month of October. Panera
Pink Ribbon Bagel features cherry chips, dried cherries and
cranberries, vanilla, honey, and brown sugar. Participating local
bakery-cafes will donate a portion of the proceeds from each Pink Ribbon
Bagel sold to a variety of cancer causes throughout the country.
will display a large pink ribbon noting "Join Us in the Fight".
Customers can go into the shops and purchase a paper pink ribbon for $1.
However, new this year, Honey Dew Donuts will match the dollar amount
raised from the sales of the pink ribbons. All pink ribbon sales and
matching contributions from Honey Dew will go directly to the National
Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.
coffee, tea, and merchandise, purchased online or in Caribou retail
stores, to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, with the goal of raising at
least $200,000. Caribou will also donate $1 per bag sold in grocery
retailers nationwide, with a goal of donating an additional $38,000 or
mouth-watering dessert at B.R. Guest restaurant locations, including
Bill's Bar & Burger, Dos Caminos, Atlantic Grill and Blue Water
Grill. All participating restaurants will offer a special dessert item
during the month of October and donate 75% of the proceeds from each
dessert to New York City's Breast Treatment Task Force. Each dessert
will be $10 and served at both lunch and dinner.
entire month of October, Magnolia Bakery will donate 50 cents to their
"Power of the Cupcake" fund – benefitting theSusan G. Komen Foundation.