Panera Bread of Kansas City

Our newsroom is a great resource for information about Panera Bread locations in the Kansas City metro area and across Kansas. Here you’ll find recent media coverage, press releases, images and other information on our franchise.


Press Releases

August 21, 2014

Proceeds from the Lemonade For Life event held in Wichita on July 12th, 2014 helped raise $4,000 for the
Kansas City Chapter of the JDRF. Thank you to our wonderful customers who helped make this first year of the event a success.

August 5, 2014

Panera Bread of Kansas Donates $6,000 to Operation Breakthrough

August 1, 2014


November 15, 2013

Panera Bread Associates donate gifts to Children’s Mercy Hospital 5th Annual Operation Morgan's G.I.F.T.

October 23, 2013

Panera Bread of Kansas and Participants in the 1st Annual Diabetes Dash for Life 5K Donate $18,000 to the local Kansas City
Chapter of the JDRF.

From Left to Right: Rick Austin – President of JDRF Board of Directors, Brian Cole - 5K Race Director,
Karen Cole - Marketing Manager at Panera Bread and Leslie High – Executive Director of JDRF

October 22, 2013

Panera Bread of Kansas Donates over $35,000 to Gilda’s Club of Kansas City

Pictured form left to right: Michelle Cole, Christie Glaeser, Angela Lawrence and Penni Johnson

July 12, 2013

Lemon-Aid for life 2013 raised $6,743 for Operation Breakthrough.

November 27, 2012

Panera Bread Associates donate gifts to Children’s Mercy Hospital 4th Annual Operation Morgan's G.I.F.T.

July 30, 2012

Mike Greenwood, Bakery District Manager for Panera Bread of Kansas, spoke at Honey Tree Academy!
Mike, and the kids, had a great time at the event! Thanks for sharing your knowledge with the kids Mike!

May 29, 2012

Original Bread, Inc. is very proud to announce that we have been named a 2012 Business Appreciation Month Merit Award winner
from the Kansas Department of Commerce's annual celebration of Kansas businesses and their
contributions to their communities and the state economy.