Saturday, January 22, 2011

Panera Cares

Ryan and I saw this on Fox News this afternoon and thought it was cool, so I wanted to share about it. WAY TO GO PANERA!!

Dearborn Panera Helping Less Fortunate:

Dearborn Panera Helping Less Fortunate

It looks like your typical soup and sandwich shop, but it's a lot more to so many people. The restaurant has come up with an ingenious way to help feed the hungry.

For Chelsea Maich, working at Panera isn't about a paycheck. It's about having a purpose.

"I think it's awesome. I love coming to work every day. Before I was like, 'I got a job. I'm coming to work,'" said Maich. "Now we're helping people, and we see it every day."

The Panera on Michigan Avenue in Dearborn may look like all the others, but it's a lot different. There's something special happening there. That's why it's called Panera Cares.

It's all about making sure everyone who needs a meal gets one. Those who can afford it, those who can't and everyone in between.

The rest of the article here.

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