• Panera's Operation Lemon-Aid for Kids


    Nothing says summertime like a nice refreshing glass of lemonade from Panera. Join Central Florida Panera Bread Bakery-Cafe’s as they raise money to help local children treated at Greater Orlando Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Arnold Palmer Medical Center and Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida.

    Visit the Lake Eola Panera Bread location on July 4th from 2:00pm to 7:00pm and for $1.00 sample Panera home-style lemonade at the Lemon-Aid Stand created to support hundreds of children under Children's Miracle Network Hospitals care.

    In addition to Operation Lemon-Aid for Kids, all the money collected through the Operation Dough-Nation boxes during the month of July will be donated to Greater Orlando Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and matched dollar for dollar. The campaign will allow these hospitals to maintain and upgrade their pediatric programs so they can continue to provide young patients with the most advanced medical treatment available.

    “We are so appreciative of the support and commitment the Central Florida Panera Bread Cafe’s have made to children in our community to ensure they receive the best healthcare possible,” said Rebekah Swyers, Greater Orlando Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. “When guests give a dollar or more during Operation Lemon-Aide For Kids, they will be making a donation that 100-percent benefits Arnold Palmer Medical Center and Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida.

    About Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

    Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals across the United States and Canada, which, in turn, use the money where it’s needed the most. When a donation is given it stays in the community, helping local kids. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $4.4 billion, most of it $1 at a time. These donations have gone to support research and training, purchase equipment, and pay for uncompensated care, all in support of the mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Learn more at CMNHospitals.org.

    About Covelli Enterprises

    Covelli Enterprises owns and operates more than 200 bakery-cafes in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky and Florida. Covelli Enterprises is the nation's largest franchisee of Panera, LLC. Panera Bread Orlando covers Orange, Seminole, Osceola and the east side of Lake counties. Panera Bread supports numerous charitable organizations throughout the year. www.paneraorlando.com

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