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Panera Bread of Mankato Awards Check to Campus Kitchen

Panera Bread of Mankato Awards Check to Campus Kitchen

2015-09-17

 Panera Bread of Mankato showed it's support of ending hunger by awarding a check for $6000 to Campus Kitchen at Minnesota State University Mankato. The check was presented at the annual Campus and Community Fair on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. On hand to offer the check was Jeff Rigson, General Manager of Panera of Mankato. 

Funds were collected at coin boxes located near cash registers in the Mankato restaurant. Coin donations were matched by Panera of Mankato.

Karen Anderson, Assistant Director of Community Engagement and Manager of the Campus Kitchen at Minnesotat State University Mankato explained, "We are grateful for Panera's support for our program. They have been a concientious partner, sharing funds and food with Campus Kitchen as we work together to address food insecurity in the Mankato area."

Student leaders and volunteers were on hand to celebrate the moment. Pictured above are (L-R) Hailey Gorman, Campus Kitchen and GROOV Volunteer Coordinator; Jeff Rigdon, General Manager of Panera Bread of Mankato; Clark Paulson, Student Representative to Campus Kitchen Advisor Board; Nathan Steussy, Graduate Advisor for Community Engagement and Campus Kitchen; and Karen Anderson, Assistant Director for Community Engagement.

Student leaders and volunteers were on hand to celebrate the moment. Pictured above are (L-R) Hailey Gorman, Campus Kitchen and GROOV Volunteer Coordinator; Jeff Rigson, General Manager of Panera Bread of Mankato; Clark Paulson, Student Representative to Campus Kitchen Advisor Board; Nathan Steussy, Graduate Advisor for Community Engagement and Campus Kitchen; and Karen Anderson, Assistant Director for Community Engagement.

 

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