Industry News: Klosterman Baking Co. Supports Pink Ribbon Girls Locally During Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Cincinnati Brand Advocates for Those Affected by Breast and Women’s Reproductive Cancers Through ‘Pink with a Purpose’ Campaign
CINCINNATI, OH (September 26, 2018) – Klosterman Baking Co., a family-owned bakery headquartered in Cincinnati, is launching its 6th annual campaign benefitting Pink Ribbon Girls. This year, Klosterman has made it the company’s goal to raise $15,000 for Pink Ribbon Girls in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. With this donation, The brand will provide 1,875 meals for women and their families battling breast and reproductive cancers. On October 1st, the campaign will kick off with Pink with a Purpose Honey Bread, Bun and Roll varieties in grocery stores throughout Greater Cincinnati and Dayton. Consumers can show their support of Klosterman’s efforts by purchasing any one of these specially marked Pink Ribbon Girls items.
Pink Ribbon Girls’ mission isn’t just to talk about cancer, but to take on cancer. The organization’s staff and volunteers work hard to lighten the burden of a cancer diagnosis by providing clients and their families with free direct services, which include: rides to treatment, housekeeping services and healthy meals. Klosterman Baking Co. vows to be ‘Pink with a Purpose’ and make a difference in the lives of the clients who are affected most by this disease. Last year alone, the fourth generation family-owned company donated $10,000 to Pink Ribbon Girls’ Cincinnati and Dayton regions. This year, the company aims to increase that amount by $5,000 to assist even more local families fighting cancer. Klosterman Baking Co.’s donation to Pink Ribbon Girls will again contribute to the free services offered to the organization’s clients through its “In the Fight” and “Mets Cancers” programs.
“So many of us have a loved one or friend that has battled cancer,” said Kim Klosterman, CEO, Klosterman Baking Company. “Our goal for ‘Pink with a Purpose’ is to help Pink Ribbon Girls grow their local programs here in Cincinnati and Dayton. We are proud to partner with them to help raise awareness, and especially support, for families who are affected.”
“We are so excited to partner with Klosterman Baking Co. once this fall,” shared Heather Salazar, CEO/President of Pink Ribbon Girls. “At Pink Ribbon Girls, we consider the people we serve and work with our family, and it’s so comforting to have a partnership with a company like Klosterman that truly values family as well.”
Consumers can look for “Pink with a Purpose” varieties in grocery stores across the tristate. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Klosterman Rich N’ Good Honey Hamburger Buns, Hot Dog Buns, Dinner Rolls, White Bread and Wheat Bread will be donated directly to Pink Ribbon Girls. Klosterman has been honored to be a part of the Pink Ribbon Girls family the past six years and is looking forward to continuing its involvement in Pink Ribbon Girls’ community events, such as Ignite the Fight and High School Pink Sporting Events throughout the Fall season. Pink Ribbon Girls continues to grow the organization so “No One Travels this Road Alone.” Klosterman Baking Co., joining Pink Ribbon Girls for another year of breast cancer awareness, will help the organization to broadcast its message to an even greater part of the community.
About Klosterman Baking Co.
Founded over 125 years ago, Klosterman Baking Company has grown to be one of the largest family-owned bakeries in the Midwest. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Klosterman Baking Company provides fresh hearth breads, rolls and a variety of other bakery items to more than 4,000 restaurants, grocery stores, hospitals and schools in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Klosterman distributes quality frozen products throughout the United States and maintains strong partnerships with several food service distributors to ensure that Klosterman products are available to any customer nationwide.