Panera Cares Community Cafe in Boston-Pay what you can afford

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  1. believe09

    believe09 Active Member

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    LINK to story here

    Conscious Capitalism-perhaps this should be the battle cry for the new year.
     
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    bearschick Member

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    I love this!
     
  4. TrackerSam

    TrackerSam New Member

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    There's nothing new about it.

    The Biggest Donor: Wal-Mart

    2010 Giving: $319,454,996

    2009 Giving: $288,091,839

    The Most Generous: Kroger

    2010 Giving: $64,000,000

    Percentage of 2009 Profits: 10.9%

    2nd Most Generous: Macy's

    2010 Giving: $41,226,887

    Percentage of 2009 Profits: 8.1%

    3rd Most Generous: Safeway

    2010 Giving: $76,500,000

    Percentage of 2009 Profits: 7.5%


    4th Most Generous: Dow Chemical

    2010 Giving: $34,237,817

    Percentage of 2009 Profits: 7.3%

    5th Most Generous: Morgan Stanley

    2010 Giving: $55,641,610

    Percentage of 2009 Profits: 5.7%

    2nd Biggest Donor: Goldman Sachs

    2010 Giving: $315,383,413

    2009 Giving: $69,569,895

    Change: 353.3%3rd Biggest Donor: Wells Fargo

    2010 Giving: $219,132,065

    2009 Giving: $202,014,244

    Change: 8.5%

    4th Biggest Donor: Bank of America

    2010 Giving: $207,939,857

    2009 Giving: $209,116,567

    Change: -0.6%

    5th Biggest Donor: Exxon Mobil

    2010 Giving: $198,692,197

    2009 Giving: $187,121,560

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/the-10-most-charitable-companies-in-america.html

    Then there's Ronald McDonald House.
     
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    believe09 Active Member

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    Thank you Tracker-I didnt mean to imply that it was a new concept but I appreciate your post showing other examples!
     
  6. Ausgirl

    Ausgirl Enough Is Enough!

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    I remember being a starving student and eating at the Hare Krishna restaurant here, which was by donation. Fantastic vegetarian meals there saved me from going hungry on many a day and were healthy, to boot.

    I hope this place is a grand success. =)
     

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