Henry Schein Inc announced that it is raising money for recovery and rebuilding efforts resulting from the recent bushfires in Australia. The company will also be donating needed health care supplies and supporting dental customers who may be impacted by the ongoing crisis.
The company and the Henry Schein Cares Foundation are seeding a 2020 Disaster Relief Fund with a $50,000 donation and will match employee contributions up to $25,000. In addition, Henry Schein plans to donate up to $50,000 worth of health care product to relief organizations. Locally, Henry Schein Australia is also donating a portion of its January sales to local relief efforts.
“Team Schein stands ready to assist our relief agency partners and local health care providers in their efforts to rebuild and recover from these terrible fires,” said Stanley M. Bergman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Henry Schein. “Our company has long been committed to supporting disaster preparedness and recovery, and we are working with our supplier partners and Team Schein Members to provide relief agencies with the resources they need to support public health.”
The fund is not limited to Team Schein Members. Credit card donations can be made on the Henry Schein Cares Foundation website, and checks can be made payable to “Henry Schein Cares Foundation” and mailed to Kate Sorrillo, Henry Schein Cares Foundation Inc, 135 Duryea Road, Melville, NY 11747.