denver, colorado

Dear Panerathon Participants, Sponsors and Supporters,

On behalf of Panera Bread and Food Bank of the Rockies (FBR), we would like to sincerely thank you for participating in the Panerathon 5K/10K To Fight Hunger. Together we have raised more than $70,000 through the Westminster Panerathon, which has enabled FBR to provide 283,550 meals for kids, families, and seniors in our community.

In light of our very saturated race market and recent decline in participation numbers, we are sad to announce we will not host a Panerathon in Colorado this year.

Panera will continue to support FBR, its year-round Operation Dough-Nation partner. We invite you to continue, as well. Did you know 1 in 7 Coloradans worry where they will find their next meal and nearly 1 in 4 of those are children? Through your continued support, every dollar donated to FBR will provide 4 meals to our neighbors in need.

Here are a couple ways to get involved:

  1. Visit Panera Bread and drop your spare change in the Community Bread Boxes at the registers. All donations support FBR. Last year our community donated $55,000 in spare change, the equivalent of 220,000 meals.
  2. Volunteer your time and/or donate directly to FBR:

Thank you again for your support of the Panerathon To Fight Hunger, Panera Bread, and FBR!


Panera Bread & Food Bank of the Rockies