LAKEWOOD, Colo. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Oct. 6, 2014 - In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Manhattan Bagel is pleased to partner with the American Cancer Society and invite customers to drink coffee for a good cause during its 2nd annual fundraiser. Starting Sunday, October 5, participating Manhattan Bagel locations will donate $0.10 from the proceeds of every cup of hot coffee sold to the American Cancer Society to help support promote breast cancer awareness. In support of the month long promotion, all participating Manhattan Bagel locations will offer pink coffee cup sleeves to commemorate the fundraiser taking place through November 2.
"We are proud to once again partner the American Cancer Society, to support its efforts and help raise awareness for breast cancer among our local restaurant communities," said Glenn Lunde, chief concept officer of Einstein Noah Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:BAGL). "The American Cancer Society works hard every day towards discovering and delivering cures for cancer, and we hope our fundraiser and pink coffee sleeves act as a symbol of hope and support for this mission."
In addition to the $0.10 donation from each cup of hot coffee, customers will also have the opportunity to make an additional donation to the American Cancer Society at the register. Last year, Manhattan Bagel proudly raised more than $20,000 for the charity.
Available for take-out, dine-in and catering, Manhattan Bagel® is a fast casual bakery café known for its' signature boiled-and-baked New York-style bagels. The restaurant's diverse menu offerings include its world famous freshly baked NY-style bagels, from classic, gourmet, to Thintastic choices, in addition to delicious double whipped cream cheese, a selection of signature sandwiches and Lighter Side menu options, as well as home-style soups, tempting sweets, artisan roasted coffee and specialty beverages. For a location nearest you, or to learn more about the complete menu; call 1(800) BAGELME or visit www.manhattanbagel.com.
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. is a leading company in the quick-casual segment of the restaurant industry that operates, franchises and licenses locations under the Einstein Bros.®, Noah's New York Bagels® and Manhattan Bagel® brands. The Company's retail system consists of more than 855 restaurants in 42 states and the District of Columbia. It also operates a dough production facility. The Company's stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol BAGL. Visit www.einsteinnoah.com for additional information.
The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of more than three million volunteers saving lives and fighting for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. As the largest voluntary health organization, the Society's efforts have contributed to a 20 percent decline in cancer death rates in the U.S. since 1991, and a 50 percent drop in smoking rates. Thanks in part to our progress nearly 14 million Americans who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it will celebrate more birthdays this year. We're finding cures as the nation's largest private, not-for-profit investor in cancer research, ensuring people facing cancer have the help they need and continuing the fight for access to quality health care, lifesaving screenings, clean air, and more. For more information, to get help, or to join the fight, call us anytime, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org. For more information on our global programs, visit global.cancer.org and follow @ACSGlobal on Twitter.
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