Panera Bread Pink Ribbon Bagel proceeds to benefit Sherry Halker Fund at St. Rita's throughout October

(Lima, Sept. 30, 2015) In honor of breast cancer awareness month, bagels are worth much more than dough at Panera Bread this October. On Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, 100 percent of the proceeds from every Pink Ribbon Bagel sold in Lima will benefit the Sherry Halker Fund at St. Ritas Medical Center to provide financial assistance for breast imaging services and treatment support to uninsured or underinsured women. The rest of the month, October 2-31, a portion of the proceeds from every Pink Ribbon Bagel sold will benefit the cause.

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 Paneras bakers at each bakery-caf.Bagels can be pre-ordered online at Pink Ribbon Bagels are available at both of the Panera Bread bakery-cafs in Lima, which are located at 2330 Elida Road and 1830 Harding Highway.

For more information, please contact:
Katee Johnson
Communications Coordinator
St. Ritas Health Partners
O: 419-226-9802
C: 567-242-4078