Au Bon Pain joins the breast cancer fight this October. The bakery-cafe brand known for its gourmet convenience is supporting National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.® (NBCF) in its mission of Helping Women Now® at every stage of their breast cancer journey.
Throughout the month of October, participating Au Bon Pain locations will sell Pink Out Palmiers, the brand’s signature pastry with a pink drizzle, to bring awareness to the cause and raise funds for early detection, education and support services for women affected by breast cancer.
“We have the privilege of serving cancer patients and their loved ones at our bakery-cafes in hospitals around the country,” said Au Bon Pain President Ericka Garza. “This month we're stepping up to do our part to help those affected by breast cancer nationwide, including our guests and team members.”
According to Breastcancer.org, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, except skin cancer. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, and NBCF is proud to fill the gap with free, innovative programs to women facing breast cancer so that no one faces breast cancer alone.
NBCF is one of the most recognized and respected breast cancer charities in the world. They have received the highest 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, America’s premier charity evaluator, for 16 years. On average, 80% of their expenses are directed to life-saving programs.
About Au Bon Pain
Au Bon Pain (translated “from good bread”) offers gourmet convenience to travelers, students, commuters and friends. Its quality products made from simple ingredients are served in locations including transportation hubs, airports, urban office buildings, universities and hospitals. See the full menu of fresh and flavorful sandwiches, bread, pastries, salads, soups and coffee or order online at aubonpain.com. Founded in Boston in 1978, the company was acquired by Dallas-based Ampex Brands in 2021, catapulting the company into the franchisor role and expanding its footprint internationally.
About National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.®
Recognized as one of the leading breast cancer organizations in the world, National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is Helping Women Now® by providing early detection, education and support services to those affected by breast cancer. A recipient of Charity Navigator’s highest 4-star rating for 16 years, NBCF provides support through their National Mammography Program, Patient Navigation, breast health education, and patient support programs. For more information, please visit https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/
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