Henry Schein’s Practice Pink Program Celebrates 15th Anniversary Supporting the Global Fight Against Cancer
Since its inception, Practice Pink has raised more than $1.7 million for cancer research, prevention and awareness efforts
MELVILLE, NY, October 5, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced the 15th anniversary of its Practice Pink® program to support nonprofit organizations committed to the fight against cancer. Practice Pink is a global initiative of Henry Schein Cares, the company’s global corporate social responsibility program.
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Through Practice Pink, Henry Schein, along with non-governmental organizations and supplier partners in North America and Europe, helps dental and medical providers raise awareness and support for a cure for breast cancer and other cancers by providing its customers with a range of pink products including healthcare consumables, exercise supplies and clothing. To date, Henry Schein has raised over $1.7 million through Practice Pink. Customers can find more information about these products in the Henry Schein Dental and Medical catalogs.
“We at Henry Schein are committed to aligning our strengths as a company with society’s needs to improve global health, and to develop public-private partnerships to provide care to those in need,” said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board of Directors. and Chief Executive Officer to Henry Schein. “Together with our valued supplier partners and customers, we help jointly support efforts to advance early cancer detection, improve access to care, and advance cancer research and prevention.”
The Practice Pink program supports US-based organizations, including the American Cancer Society, Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, and Memorial Sloan Kettering/Henry Schein Cares Women’s Health Center. The program also supports several organizations worldwide committed to the fight against cancer.
“Practice Pink started as an idea we brought forward with our team more than 15 years ago to join the fight against cancer as a company,” said Maureen Knott, Vice President, Omnichannel Customer Marketing, Henry Schein Dental. “With the tremendous efforts of Team Schein, our customers and our suppliers, the program has grown tremendously and we look forward to continuing this work in support of those battling this deadly disease.”
For more information about Practice Pink and Henry Schein Cares, visit www.henryschein.com/PracticePink.
About Henry Schein Cares
Henry Schein Cares is built on five pillars: enabling Team Schein to reach their potential, promoting health equity and expanding access to care for underserved communities, accelerating environmental sustainability, strengthening and diversifying our supply chain, and maintaining strong ethical governance. The health 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 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’ purpose-driven vision is “to do good by doing good.” Our commitment to long-term sustainable economic success and the creation of shared value for society is achieved through the work of Henry Schein Cares and our stakeholder model involving all five components of our Mosaic of Success. To learn more about how we’re making a difference, visit: www.henryschein.com/corporatecitizenship.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is a solutions company for healthcare professionals, powered by a network of people and technology. With approximately 21,000 Team Schein members worldwide, the company’s network of trusted advisors provides more than 1 million customers worldwide with more than 300 valued solutions that help improve operational success and clinical outcomes. Our business, clinical, technology and supply chain solutions help dentists and doctors in the office work more efficiently, so they can provide more effective quality care. These solutions also support dental and medical labs, government and institutional health clinics, as well as other alternative healthcare locations.
Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 120,000 branded and Henry Schein private label products in stock, as well as more than 180,000 additional products available by special order.
Henry Schein, a FORTUNE 500 company and a member of the S&P 500® Index, is headquartered in Melville, NY, with operations or affiliates in 32 countries and territories. The company’s revenue reached $10.1 billion in 2020 and has grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 12 percent since Henry Schein became a publicly traded company in 1995.
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