|Henry Schein Awards Inaugural Henry Schein Cares Medal For Animal Health To The Portland Animal Welfare Team|
The PAW Team was recognized for its commitment to provide veterinary care to the pets of people living in
"The principle of 'doing well by doing good' has guided our Company since its founding in 1932," said Mr. Bergman. "We created the Henry Schein Cares Medal to honor organizations who share our commitment to expanding access to care for people and companion animals who are truly in need. We are pleased to award the inaugural Henry Schein Cares Medal for animal health to the Portland Animal Welfare Team in recognition of their unwavering commitment to provide quality veterinary care to
Henry Schein works to serve society through the Henry Schein Cares global corporate social responsibility program. The Company uses its resources to support health care professionals around the world who provide care for those who would otherwise have little or no access to it. The Henry Schein Cares Medal honors organizations whose work has been especially effective in bringing care to those in need.
"We are honored to receive this award, and grateful that Henry Schein 'walks the talk' of corporate responsibility and giving back to the community," said
The PAW Team was selected by an independent panel of judges from a field of three finalists, which also included the
The Henry Schein Cares Medal in the medical health category was awarded last month to Hands Up for
The application period for the 2017 Henry Schein Cares Medal will be announced later this year. To be considered a candidate, applicants must be a non-profit organization or trust that is tax-exempt under IRS Section 501(c)(3) and that is a public charity (not a private foundation). The applicant should demonstrate that the program has expanded access to health care for the underserved in a novel and innovative way that is measurable and quantifiable. Emphasis will be placed on expanding access to health care for children (birth to age 18), although all efforts to expand access to care will be considered, including those involving animal health. Programs also should involve an established multi-disciplinary team that demonstrates the expertise needed for a comprehensive solution to expand access to care. Lastly, programs should demonstrate potential for replication and large-scale impact, and should include a business plan or demonstration of financial sustainability.
For more information on the Henry Schein Cares Medal, please visit: http://www.hscaresfoundation.org/HSC-Medal.asp.
About Henry Schein Cares
Firmly rooted in a deep commitment to social responsibility and the concept of enlightened self-interest championed by Benjamin Franklin, the philosophy behind Henry Schein Cares is a vision of "doing well by doing good." Through the work of Henry Schein Cares to enhance access to care for those in need, the Company believes that it is furthering its long-term success. "Helping Health Happen Blog" is a platform for health care professionals to share their volunteer experiences delivering assistance to those in need globally. To read more about how Henry Schein Cares is making a difference, please visit our blog: www.helpinghealthhappen.org.
About the Henry Schein Cares Foundation, Inc.
The Foundation is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. Contributions to the Foundation are tax-deductible as provided by law.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
The Company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 110,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 150,000 additional products available as special-order items. The Company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services.
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