SPRINGFIFELD, Mo. -- Panera Bread bakery-cafes in the Springfield, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, and northwest Arkansas areas are joining forces with Blue Star Mothers of America to collect telephone calling cards. On Friday (May 6), a customer can bring in a phone card with a minimum value of $5 and, in exchange, receive a $5 Panera Bread gift card. There's a limit of one gift card per customer.
Panera also will accept cash donations to buy additional phone cards.
Blue Star Mothers will distribute the phone cards to men and women who serve our country in the armed services. Phone cards may be dropped off and exchanged for a Panera Bread gift card at all participating Panera Bread locations in southwest Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma.
About Blue Star Mothers
Blue Star Mothers of America is a non-partisan, non-political organization. It's comprised of mothers who have, or have had, children serving in the military. It is a non-profit (501c3) veteran’s service organization supporting military children while promoting patriotism.