Panera Bread is dedicated to giving back to the communities we serve and we welcome the opportunity to support community events, fundraisers and other charitable efforts. We receive many requests for donations and Panera Bread is pleased to provide in-kind (product) to many of the requests that we receive. If you are interested in submitting a donation request, please see the information below.
Donation Request Requirements
The following requirements must be met in requesting a donation from Panera Bread:
• Organizations must submit a request through one of the online
forms found on this website. Due to the volume of donation requests that
we receive, we can only accept requests through this online form.
• Requests must be made a minimum of six (6) weeks in advance of the event.
• The organization must be within the vicinity of a bakery-cafe or general market area.
Unfortunately, we are not able to donate in the following situations:
• Individual’s efforts to raise funds by participating in a non-profit event (run, bike race, etc.).
• Events sponsored by a competitor
• Events where our product will be re-sold
If you would like to submit a donation request, simply complete and send the
Donation Request Form
Terms & Conditions
Panera Bread of Colorado has a policy to reply to all donation requests in writing.
If Panera Bread of Colorado is not able to fulfill your request: you will receive an email to that effect within 6 weeks of receiving your request.
If Panera Bread of Colorado is able to fulfill your request you will receive a phone call or email to coordinate the donation within 6 weeks of receiving your request.
Panera Bread of Colorado reserves the right to require that the organization displays a “Compliments of Panera Bread” or similar sign (at minimum) with the product donation.
Panera Bread of Colorado reserves the right to specify how the product is to be display and handled at the event/donation.
All decisions regarding donation requests in Colorado are the sole discretion of Panera Bread of Colorado / Breads of the World LLC and all decisions are final.