|Henry Schein, Inc. Builds More Than 17,000 Hygiene Kits For People In Need In Inaugural 'We Care Global Challenge'|
Beginning at the Henry Schein Germany national sales meeting in January and continuing at the national sales meetings for the Company's
"The We Care Global Challenge embodies the charitable spirit that has long defined Team Schein's commitment to society, and I could not be more pleased with how our team came together across borders and across businesses," said
Each kit contains essential health and hygiene items, such as soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, washcloth, and towel. TSMs also assembled kits specially designed for girls entering adulthood.
"We are grateful to Henry Schein for their partnership in supporting our efforts to ensure children in the U.S. and around the world stay healthy when they are most vulnerable," said
"Team Schein Members across the globe exemplified Heart to
The We Care Global Challenge is an initiative of Henry Schein Cares, the Company's global corporate social responsibility program. For more information about the We Care Global Challenge and Henry Schein's commitment to emergency preparedness and disaster response, please watch "Partnering to Prepare for Emergency", an interview with
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.
A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the S&P 500® and the Nasdaq 100® indexes, Henry Schein's network of trusted advisors provides health care professionals with the valued solutions they need to improve operational success and clinical outcomes. The Company offers customers exclusive, innovative products and solutions, including practice management software, e-commerce solutions, specialty and surgical products, as well as a broad range of financial services. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 120,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 180,000 additional products available as special-order items.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 34 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $12.5 billion in 2017, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 15 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit Henry Schein at www.henryschein.com, Facebook.com/HenrySchein, and @HenrySchein on Twitter.
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