The Company was recognized for its commitment to community outreach through its donation of oral health care products, including toothbrushes, toothpaste and dental floss, in support of HKC's 2015 Act of Kindness project. These donated products will be used to create thousands of personal health kits, which will be provided to nearly 3,600 underserved children on
"Henry Schein is honored to be recognized by the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds, which offers children wonderful recreational experiences, a welcoming environment and instills the values of respect for others, community, family, and helping those in need -- all values that our Company shares," said
Henry Schein has a long history of supporting programs to help children return to the classroom prepared to succeed. In addition to its support of HKC's Act of Kindness project and UJA-Federation's Supplies for Success initiative, since 1998 Henry Schein has held its annual "Back to School" program, which has benefited more than 27,000 underserved children since the program's inception. Through "Back to School," a flagship initiative of Henry Schein Cares, children at many participating Company locations receive school essentials ranging from new first-day outfits that are personally selected and paid for by Team Schein Members, to backpacks filled with classroom supplies, books and hygiene products. Each year, Henry Schein partners with local social service organizations to help identify children and families who would benefit from participation in the "Back to School" program. "Back to School" is also supported by the Henry Schein Cares Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization that works to help increase access to health care in underserved communities around the world.
"We are delighted to honor Henry Schein with our Corporate Leader Award," said Mr. Katz. "The Company's generous donation provides the foundation for each camp to corral their communities to donate additional products to create the personal health kits. Because of Henry Schein's generosity, HKC is able to coordinate its first ever camp-wide project that will encompass 3,600 campers from
About the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
An affiliate of UJA-Federation of
About UJA-Federation of
For more than 95 years, UJA-Federation has inspired New Yorkers to act on their values and invest in our community for the biggest impact. Through UJA-Federation, more than 50,000 donors address issues that matter most to them, pooling their resources to care for New Yorkers of all backgrounds and Jews everywhere, to connect people to their Jewish communities, and to respond to crises close to home and around the globe. Working with nearly 100 beneficiary agencies, synagogues, and other Jewish organizations, UJA-Federation is the world's largest local philanthropy; our reach spans from
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.
About the Henry Schein Cares Foundation
Established in 2008, the Henry Schein Cares Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization, carries out its mission through financial and health care product donations that support health care professionals and community-based programs focused on prevention, wellness, treatment, and education; disaster preparedness and relief; and capacity building of health institutions that provide training and care. To learn more about the Henry Schein Cares Foundation, please visit: www.hscaresfoundation.org.
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 100,000 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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