The initiative honors and remembers the service and sacrifice of the U.S. military, veterans, first responders and their families
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced its support for the carry the load® Memorial May Campaign, a month-long Memorial Day outreach program offering active ways to connect Americans to the sacrifices made by the U.S. military, veterans, first responders and their families.
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Henry Schein Cares, the company’s global corporate social responsibility program, in partnership with North American Rescue (NAR), Henry Schein Dental, the dental business of Henry Schein, Inc., and Henry Schein One, will participate in the activities which will be held across the United States throughout the month of May. Additionally, the companies will sponsor the flagship event, the Dallas Memorial March, a two-day celebration of heroes, remembrance of the dead, and education in respectful observance of Memorial Day.
The Carry The Load’s Memorial May initiative was created to honor and commemorate the men and women who died while serving in the United States military. During the 32-day event, beginning April 28, 2022, Team Schein members will participate by marching in the national relay, attending a rally, raising funds for the nation’s heroes and participating virtually. Henry Schein Cares, NAR, Henry Schein Dental and Henry Schein One will be sponsoring the following rallies and the Dallas Memorial March:
May 14, 2022 – Greenville, SC
May 15, 2022 – Phoenix, Arizona
May 21, 2022 – Tampa, Florida
May 29, 2022 – Dallas, TX
“Schein-Team couldn’t be happier to join Carry The Load in honoring our nation’s heroes,” said Brad Connett, CEO, Henry Schein North America Distribution Group. “As we go about our daily business, spend precious time with family and friends, and live in a way we choose, we pause to remember and honor those who ‘carried the burden’ of protecting our freedoms by making the ultimate sacrifice for our country.”
Carry The Load is a non-profit organization founded over a decade ago as part of a grassroots effort by two US Navy SEAL veterans to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day and raise awareness of the sacrifices that surround men and women in uniform. The program has since grown into a national movement.
“Eleven years ago, we founded Carry The Load to remember our friends who made the ultimate sacrifice,” said Stephen Holley, co-founder, president and CEO of Carry The Load. “The Memorial May Campaign inspires people of all ages to join and remember our fallen heroes, and we thank Henry Schein Cares, NAR, Henry Schein Dental and Henry Schein One for their contributions in support of our mission.”
Henry Schein’s participation in the Carry The Load program aligns closely with the creation of his new resource group for veterans and members of the Armed Forces and complements his NAR team, a Henry Schein Medical company and primary provider medical services for survival and care of the injured. products to the defense and public safety markets. In the latest episode of #ScheinCatsHenry Schein’s iconic social media series, NAR COO Andy Goldy sat down with Mr. Holley to discuss the history of Carry The Load and the challenge of finding a job after serving in the army.
“North American Rescue, Henry Schein Cares, Henry Schein Dental and Henry Schein One are teaming up with Carry The Load to remember our nation’s fallen heroes,” Mr. Goldy said. “North American Rescue’s mission is to save lives on the battlefield, and supporting active duty service members and veterans is extremely important to us. Partnerships like this allow us to continue our support beyond the battlefield. This event brings people together not just to remember the fallen, but to share a vision of fostering support for our military and first responder communities.
The relationship with Carry The Load also reinforces Henry Schein’s commitment to health equity and closes the gap in veterans’ access to ongoing, accessible and affordable oral care.
“We are fortunate to partner with dental providers who are passionate about comprehensive dental services and quality care for veterans, and through our partnership with Carry The Load, we can help bridge the gap in access veterans to oral care,” AJ said. Caffentzis, President, Henry Schein US Dental Distribution. “Because oral health is an integral part of overall health, expanding access to oral health care for everyone, including our nation’s veterans, is critical and we seek to leverage of our unique position within the dental community to ensure veterans have that access.”
Additionally, Henry Schein One, a software company providing integrated software and services to the dental industry and a subsidiary of Henry Schein, Inc., is dedicated to making healthcare services more widely available. The Henry Schein One Center of Excellence, a dental clinic located at Henry Schein One Headquarters in American Fork, Utah, provides charitable care to veterans, refugees, victims of domestic violence, rehabilitation patients and underserved people in the surrounding community.
“As members of the healthcare industry, we know firsthand how many people, including veterans, have poor or no access to health education, hygiene supplies, medical care or urgent care resources,” said Mike Baird, CEO of Henry Schein. A. “That’s why a culture of volunteerism is so important to all of us, and by coming together to support organizations like Carry The Load, we can ‘help health happen’ within our communities. »
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About Carry The Load®
Carry The Load® is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2011 by veteran US Navy SEALs Clint Bruce and Stephen Holley. Carry The Load’s mission is to provide an active way to honor and remember our nation’s heroes by connecting Americans to the sacrifices made by our military, veterans, first responders and their families. For more information, visit www.carrytheload.org.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is a healthcare professional solutions company powered by a network of people and technology. With nearly 22,000 Schein Team Members Worldwide, the company’s network of trusted advisors provides more than one 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 offices dental and medical practitioners work more efficiently so they can deliver quality care more efficiently. These solutions also support dental laboratories, government and institutional healthcare clinicsas well as other alternative care sites.
Henry Schein operates through a centralized, automated distribution network, with a selection of over 120,000 Henry Schein branded and private label products in stock, plus over 180,000 additional products available to special order.
A FORTUNE 500 company and member of the S&P 500® Index, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, NY, and has operations or subsidiaries in 32 countries and territories. The company’s sales reached $12.4 billion in 2021 and have grown at a compound annual rate of about 12.5% since Henry Schein went public in 1995.