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Henry Schein Providing More Than 5,000 Students With Back To School Necessities


August 29, 2016
by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) has launched its annual “Back to School” program to provide underserved children throughout the world with the backpacks, school supplies, and new clothes they need to return to the classroom confident and ready to meet the challenges of the new school year. This year, more than 5,000 children will participate in the program throughout the world. Since the program’s inception in 1998, more than 38,000 children have headed back to school equipped for success.

Henry Schein “Back to School” events are taking place at 31 Henry Schein locations in the U.S., Canada, Spain, Scotland, and Australia. Participating children are provided with school essentials, including backpacks filled with classroom supplies, books, and hygiene products donated by Henry Schein. At many “Back to School” events, children also receive new first-day-of-school outfits, personally selected and paid for by Team Schein Members. The “Back to School” program is a flagship initiative of Henry Schein Cares, the Company’s global corporate social responsibility program.

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