Henry Schein Donates More Than 10 Million Personal Protective Equipment Items to Non-Governmental Organizations for Front-Line Health Care Workers and Social Service Providers
Donations to be Distributed in More Than 40 Countries and Territories by Americares, Direct Relief,
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Americares Senior Director of Corporate Relations,
The donation includes face shields, hand sanitizer, isolation gowns, thermometers, coveralls, and face masks, and will be received by seven Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) who will distribute the supplies in more than 40 countries and territories.
Henry Schein’s global distribution and supply chain network managed the donation working through
“This donation reflects our continued sense of purpose and commitment to values that make the world a better place,” said
Henry Schein’s NGO partners in this effort are as follows:
- Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster;
- Direct Relief is a humanitarian aid organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies – without regard to politics, religion, or ability to pay;
The International College of Dentistsis the preeminent global dental honor society recognizing outstanding professional achievement and meritorious service while advocating for humanitarian and educational initiatives; MAP Internationalis a non-profit humanitarian organization providing medicines and health supplies to millions of people worldwide so they might experience life to the fullest;
- MedShare is a 501c(3) humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people, communities, and our planet by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need around the world;
- Project HOPE is a global health and humanitarian relief organization that is committed to placing power in the hands of local health care workers to save lives across the globe; and,
Special Olympicsis a global movement of people creating a new world of inclusion and community, where every single person is accepted and welcomed, regardless of ability or disability.
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