La Madeleine® Donates $25,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and Continues “Card for the Cause”

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la Madeleine® Country French Cafe presented Susan G. Komen for the Cure® with a $25,000 donation that will help fund cutting-edge research and life-saving community outreach projects and also renewed the "Card for the Cause."

At their recent Leadership Conference, La Madeleine COO Phil Costner, Director of Information Technology and breast cancer survivor Laurel Brackenridge, and Brand Marketing Manager, Stephanie Long present a $25,000 donation to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

La Madeleine is honored to work with Susan G. Komen for the Cure in the fight against breast cancer and due to the positive response from our guests, we have renewed our ‘Card for the Cause’ in our 60 cafes

In conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at their recent annual Leadership Conference, la Madeleine® Country French Cafe presented Susan G. Komen for the Cure® with a $25,000 donation that will help fund cutting-edge research and life-saving community outreach projects.

“La Madeleine is honored to work with Susan G. Komen for the Cure in the fight against breast cancer and due to the positive response from our guests, we have renewed our ‘Card for the Cause’ in our 60 cafes,” said la Madeleine COO, Phil Costner.

The “Card for the Cause” can be purchased at any la Madeleine Café for $35 and entitles guests to 10% off most purchases for one year. Previous cardholders may renew their “Card for the Cause” for $25. From September 29, 2010 through September 28, 2011, la Madeleine will donate 1% of the total purchases made by patrons that present a “Card for the Cause” (excluding alcohol and gift card sales) to Susan G. Komen for the Cure and has committed a minimum donation of $50,000.

“We take great pride in our food, our guests, and our local communities,” said Costner. “We were thrilled to recently present Susan G. Komen for the Cure with a $25,000 check and look forward to the opportunity to contribute again to such an important cause.”

La Madeleine® Country French Café owns and operates 60 cafes in Texas, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and Louisiana, offering French country cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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About Susan G. Komen for the Cure®
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which is now the world’s largest breast cancer organization and the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer with more than $1.5 billion invested to date. For more information about Susan G. Komen for the Cure, breast health or breast cancer, visit http://www.komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN.

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