ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Patterson Companies (Nasdaq: PDCO) today announced that it has expanded its support of the American Red Cross to include people impacted by Hurricane Irma, the second historic hurricane to devastate the United States in less than two weeks. Patterson previously announced it would match employee contributions to the American Red Cross up to $50,000 in response to the heartbreaking devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey.
“Our hearts go out to those whose lives and businesses have been impacted by these storms,” said James Wiltz, Patterson’s Interim President and CEO. “Our employees’ responses to these disasters to assist our customers, communities and each other truly reflect Patterson’s values.”
In addition to the American Red Cross matching program, Patterson businesses and employees are supporting relief and recovery efforts in many other ways, including:
- Patterson Dental has donated more than $32,000 in supplies to relief agencies in both hurricane-impacted regions.
- Patterson’s Animal Health business and employees have contributed more than $11,500 to Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Relief Fund.
- Across all our business units, local teams have been very active supporting their customers and communities.
Patterson has also reached out to assist customers with programs designed to help them recover their dental practices, veterinary businesses and production animal facilities. Customers who have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey or Hurricane Irma can contact us for help at the following dedicated hotline numbers:
Animal Health International
About Patterson Companies Inc.
Patterson Companies Inc. (Nasdaq: PDCO) is a value-added distributor serving the dental and animal health markets.
Patterson’s Dental segment provides a virtually complete range of consumable dental products, equipment and software, turnkey digital solutions and value-added services to dentists and dental laboratories throughout North America.
Animal Health Market
Patterson’s Animal Health segment is a leading distributor of products, services and technologies to both the production and companion animal health markets in North America and the U.K.