Since its Inception, Practice Pink Has Raised More Than $1.7M for Cancer Research, Prevention and Awareness Efforts
MELVILLE, N.Y. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Oct. 5, 2021-- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced the 15th anniversary of its Practice Pink® program supporting nonprofit organizations dedicated to the fight against cancer. Practice Pink is a global initiative of Henry Schein Cares, the Company’s global corporate social responsibility program.
Through Practice Pink, Henry Schein, together with non-governmental organizations and supplier partners across North America and Europe, is helping dental and medical health care professionals raise awareness and support for a cure for breast cancer and other cancers by offering its customers an array of pink products, including health care consumables, practice supplies, and apparel. To date, Henry Schein has raised more than $1.7 million through Practice Pink. Customers can obtain 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 business with the needs of society to improve global health, and developing public-private partnerships to help provide care for those in need,” said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein. “Together with our valued supplier partners and customers, we are collectively helping to support efforts in promoting early cancer detection, improving access to care, and advancing cancer research and prevention.”
The Practice Pink program supports U.S.-based organizations including the American Cancer Society, Cohen Children's Medical Center of Northwell Health, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, and the Memorial Sloan Kettering/Henry Schein Cares Women’s Health Center. The program also supports various organizations dedicated to the fight against cancer around the world.
“Practice Pink started as an idea we raised with our team more than 15 years ago for us to join in the fight against cancer as a Company,” said Maureen Knott, Vice President, Omnichannel Customer Marketing, Henry Schein Dental. “With the amazing efforts of Team Schein, our customers, and our suppliers, the program has grown immensely, 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, please visit www.henryschein.com/PracticePink.
About Henry Schein Cares
Henry Schein Cares stands on five pillars: empowering team Schein to reach their potential, advancing health equity and expanding access to care for underserved communities, accelerating environmental sustainability, strengthening, and diversifying our supply chain, and maintaining strong ethical governance. Health care 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) health system strengthening.
Rooted in a deep commitment to social responsibility and the philosophy of enlightened self-interest championed by Benjamin Franklin, the purpose-driven vision of Henry Schein Cares is “doing well by doing good.” Our commitment to sustained, long-term economic success while also creating shared value for society is achieved through the work of Henry Schein Cares and our stakeholder model that engages all five constituents of our Mosaic of Success. To learn more about how we are making a difference, please visit: www.henryschein.com/corporatecitizenship.
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 approximately 21,000 Team Schein Members worldwide, the Company's network of trusted advisors provides more than 1 million customers globally with more than 300 valued solutions that help 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 and medical 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® index, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, N.Y., and has operations or affiliates in 32 countries and territories. The Company's sales reached $10.1 billion in 2020, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 12 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.