Henry Schein Cares Foundation supports Heart to Heart's Hygiene Effort
April 2012 —The Henry Schein Cares Foundation donated approximately 20,000 toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste to Heart to Heart International's Care Kit program. Care Kits include personal hygiene products such as soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, and toothpaste. Every year, Heart to Heart's Care Kit Campaign helps at least 25,000 people globally to gain access to hygiene supplies that help prevent the spread of germs and fight disease. These kits are especially important after disasters strike.
Heart to Heart International was founded 20 years ago and has worked in more than 125 countries around the world. Its mission is to improve global health through initiatives that connect people and resources to a world in need. Heart to Heart International provides medical education, delivers medical aid, responds to people in crisis, and addresses community-health concerns around the globe.
Henry Schein, Inc. also provides an ongoing supply of health care products to Heart to Heart International through its Global Product Donation Program to support its other initiatives.