|Henry Schein Joins Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society to Encourage Healthy and Active Lifestyles for Children|
For Seventh Straight Year,
For the seventh straight year, Henry Schein Medical, together with its
supplier partners, provide the approximately 200 children and teenagers
who attend each event with a drawstring pack containing sunscreen,
toothpaste, toothbrush, dental floss, mouthguard, eye-black strips,
exercise bands, hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, and a scorecard to
track their teeth brushing, hand washing, and other healthy habits. The
product donation is an initiative of Henry Schein Cares, the Company's
global corporate social responsibility program.
“Thanks to our ongoing partnership with Henry Schein Medical and the
As part of each PLAY Campaign event, community organizations invite
select children to participate in games, drills, and other activities
led by the host team's athletic training staff. The events are designed
to emphasize the importance of strength and conditioning, injury
prevention, proper nutrition, and avoiding the dangers of
performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Children then meet with
“As a health care company working closely with medical and dental
professionals, we understand the impact good health can have on
children’s lives,” said
About Henry Schein Cares
Henry Schein Cares stands on four pillars: engaging Team Schein Members to reach their potential, ensuring accountability by extending ethical business practices to all levels within Henry Schein, promoting environmental sustainability, and expanding access to health care for underserved and at-risk communities around the world. Health care activities supported by Henry Schein Cares focus on three main areas: advancing wellness, building capacity in the delivery of health care services, and assisting in emergency preparedness and relief.
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.
Established in 2008, the
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.
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.
A FORTUNE 500 Company and a member of the S&P 500® and the Nasdaq 100®
indexes, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, N.Y., and has
operations or affiliates in 31 countries. The Company's sales from
continuing operations reached
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