Henry Schein's Back to School program, which was first introduced in 1998, is a program by which Team Schein Members partner with the Company to gift school supplies to underserved children in the local areas to lift their spirits and increase their confidence in the classroom.
Henry Schein Cares and Team Schein Engagement work in partnership with local not-for-profit social service organizations to identify recipients. Over the last 26 years, the Company has expanded Back to School from its inaugural program, which served 175 children, to coordinated programs at sites throughout the world where the Company operates, serving more than 65,000 children since the program's inception.
Children receive a backpack filled with school supplies, books, and hygiene products to make their first day enjoyable and stress-free.
In 2022. Henry Schein celebrated 25 years of its Back to School program. Watch Team Schein in action and past examples of the program's benefit to children and their families.
Check out photos from some of our sites as they celebrate the 26th year of the Back to School program.
The Henry Schein Denver, Pennsylvania, distribution center was featured in WFMZ-TV for its donation of more than 300 backpacks to the Children's Home of Reading, a social service nonprofit that offers specialized residential, educational, and community-based programs to help at-risk children and their families.
300 students in Indianapolis, Indiana, are heading back to class with new backpacks filled with school supplies. Check out the WTHR story (Indianapolis' NBC affiliate) about the Back to School program.
Team Schein Members in Wisconsin gave local families a reason to smile this back-to-school season. CBS 58 featured a story on how the Henry Schein team helped families relieve the burden of purchasing school supplies this year.
The Birmingham, Alabama-based BioHorizons team provided backpacks full of toothpaste, toothbrushes and school supplies to local children in need. Read more about the donation in the Shelby County Reporter.