Henry Schein’s 24th Annual Back to School Program Helps Children in Need Get Back to School | Business
MELVILLE, NY – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sep 22, 2021–
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is helping children around the world get back to school with its 24th annual Back to School program. This year, members of the Schein team at 22 locations in the United States, Canada, Spain and Ireland are donating backpacks filled with school supplies to nearly 4,500 children.
Since the program’s inception in 1998, the Society has helped more than 60,000 children start a new school year with confidence. At each Henry Schein location, teams work with local social service agencies to pre-identify participating children and their families. The Back to School program is a flagship initiative of Henry Schein Cares, the company’s global corporate social responsibility program.
“Our ‘Back to School’ program has evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic to safely meet the needs of our neighbors, and the spirit of our Schein team members is stronger than ever,” said said Gerry Benjamin, executive vice president and chief administrative officer. by Henri Schein. âWe are thrilled to help children in need return to the classroom with confidence and ready for the challenges of a new school year. “
To see the Schein team in action and past examples of the program’s benefits for children and their families, please watch this video celebrating 24 years of the Back to School program.
“Thanks to initiatives such as the Back to School program by Henry Schein, the children of the socio-educational project that we have developed in Puente Vallecas, Madrid, can have new backpacks, school supplies and clothes with which to cope. back to school more easily, “said Beatriz Lopez, social worker, ICEAS AsociaciÃ³n (Association for Cooperation and Social Support for School Integration).” Initiatives of this nature promote equal opportunities for boys and girls because they may be able to wear new clothes and bring new materials to school, just like the rest of their classmates.
âWe are very grateful to Henry Schein for all of their years of service to us, our families and our children,â said Mark Wenzel, assistant director of the YES Community Counseling Center in Long Island, NY. âThere is nothing more important than a young person starting a school year to feel good about themselves and have the tools they need. Henry Schein provided these tools to our children, so we are very grateful and just want to say “thank you” to them.
About Henry Schein Cares
Henry Schein Cares is built on five pillars: empowering the Schein team to reach their potential, advancing health equity and expanding access to care for underserved communities, accelerating environmental sustainability, strengthening and diversifying our supply chain and maintain strong ethical governance. The healthcare activities supported by Henry Schein Cares focus on four main areas: (1) wellness, treatment, prevention and education; (2) capacity building; (3) emergency preparedness and disaster response; and (4) strengthening of the health system.
Rooted in a deep commitment to social responsibility and the philosophy of enlightened self-interest championed by Benjamin Franklin, Henry Schein Cares’ goal-oriented vision is to “do well while doing good”. Our commitment to sustained, long-term economic success while creating shared value for society is achieved through the work of Henry Schein Cares and our stakeholder model which engages the five components of our Success Mosaic . To learn more about how we are making a difference, please visit: www.henryschein.com/corporatecitizenship.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is a healthcare professional solutions company powered by a network of people and technology. With approximately 21,000 Schein team members worldwide, the company’s trusted advisor network provides more than one million customers worldwide with more than 300 valuable solutions that help improve operational success and business success. clinical results. Our business, clinical, technology and supply chain solutions help dental and medical practitioners work more efficiently so they can deliver quality care more efficiently. These solutions also support dental and medical laboratories, government and institutional healthcare clinics, and other alternative care sites.
Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of over 120,000 Henry Schein branded and private label products in stock, as well as over 180,000 additional products available on special orders.
A FORTUNE 500 company and member of the S&P 500Â® Index, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, NY, and has operations or subsidiaries in 32 countries and territories. The company’s sales reached $ 10.1 billion in 2020 and have grown at a compound annual rate of around 12% since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.
For more information, visit Henry Schein at www.henryschein.com, Facebook.com/HenrySchein, Instagram.com/HenrySchein, and Twitter.com/HenrySchein.
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