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Innovating Philanthropy: Panera's Pay What You Can Stores

One year after the first Panera Cares cafe opened in Clayton, MO, Ron Shaich, Panera's CEO, was proud to announce that about 20% of customers leave more money than the suggested donation with no pressure, and 20% pay less. There is now a cafe in Dearborn, MI and a third was recently opened in Portland, Oregon. Ron Shaich hopes to open a new cafe each quarter.