MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced that it is accepting applications for the Global Product Donation Program, which provides selected medical and dental organizations with a broad array of health care products and supplies to support their efforts to expand access to care for the underserved.
Each recipient will receive two or more donations of product over the course of two years, with a total fair-market value ranging anywhere from $5,000 to $25,000. The deadline to apply for the 2020 program is August 15, 2019.
The Global Product Donation Program is an initiative of Henry Schein Cares, the corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein, Inc., which aims to expand access to health care for underserved and at-risk populations around the world by promoting wellness, prevention, treatment and education; providing emergency preparedness and relief; and building health care capacity.
“For 20 years, the Global Product Donation Program has been a wonderful opportunity for Henry Schein to build capacity by supporting community health organizations who share our commitment in expanding access to care through wellness and prevention, and providing relief in times of disaster,” said Jennifer Kim Field, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Henry Schein. “Team Schein is pleased to once again offer assistance to organizations dedicated to providing care for people who might otherwise go without.”
How to Apply
To be considered a candidate for the Global Product Donation Program, applicants must be a nonprofit organization that is tax-exempt under IRS Section 501(c)(3) and is a public charity. The applicant should include details regarding the size of the community it serves; the number of health care professionals involved; their ability to use and dispense a selection of dental and medical products that are distributed based strictly on availability (recipients may not request specific products); their ability to store large pallets of products twice a year; and the alignment of the organization's goals with the mission of Henry Schein Cares. The organization also must be able to accept a shipment in the United States.
Organizations will be notified of their application status by November 30, 2019. If accepted, organizations will proceed with enrollment for the 2020 program. To apply, or for additional information, please visit http://www.hscaresfoundation.org/globalproductDonation.asp.
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 Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is a solutions company for health care professionals powered by a network of people and technology. With more than 19,000 Team Schein Members worldwide, the Company's network of trusted advisors provides over 1 million customers globally with more than 300 valued solutions that improve operational success and clinical outcomes. Our Business, Clinical, Technology, and Supply Chain solutions help office-based dental and medical practitioners work more efficiently so they can provide quality care more effectively. These solutions also support dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, as well as other alternate care sites.
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 $9.4 billion in 2018, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 13 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.