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Henry Schein, Its Supplier Partners And The Henry Schein Cares Foundation Commit To Donate More Than $1 Million To Relief Efforts For Hurricane Sandy

















MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, today announced that the Company, its supplier partners and the Henry Schein Cares Foundation have committed to donate more than $1 million in essential health care supplies and cash to local relief organizations and communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, which struck areas of the Northeastern United States on October 29.  

"A deep commitment to giving back to society is part of the character of Henry Schein," said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Henry Schein, Inc. "Hurricane Sandy has had a profound impact on our local community here on Long Island and throughout areas of the Northeastern United States, with many of our Team Schein Members, neighbors and customers suffering great loss and devastation.  We are standing by our community in the wake of this catastrophe, and are eager to do anything we can to support local organizations providing relief to those in need."

With many thousands of evacuees already in temporary area shelters and in need of essential health care and hygiene products for people and pets, donations are being made through Henry Schein Cares, the Company's global corporate social responsibility program, in partnership with the Company's supplier partners.

In addition to the Company's donations of health care products, the Henry Schein Hurricane Relief Fund has been established through the Henry Schein Cares Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization that supports and promotes dental, medical and animal health by helping to increase access to care globally.  The Fund provides a way for Team Schein Members and others who are interested in supporting relief efforts to contribute, and Henry Schein is matching all donations contributed to this fund by Team Schein Members.  All proceeds of the Fund will be applied directly and completely to relief efforts by local organizations.  In addition, the Company is holding drives for clothing, food and other personal items at its headquarter offices located in Melville, N.Y.

Individuals or companies wishing to contribute to the Henry Schein Hurricane Relief Fund can make a financial or product donation.  Credit card donations can be made through the Henry Schein Cares Foundation Web site, http://www.hscaresfoundation.org/ (click the "donate button" to be directed to an online credit card processing page, and select "Hurricane Relief Fund" for the gift designation.)  Those who wish to contribute by check should make the check payable to "Henry Schein Cares Foundation" with "Hurricane Relief Fund" noted in the memo of the check, and send it to Dewi Wijaya at Henry Schein, Inc., 135 Duryea Road, Melville, NY  11747.  Donations to the Henry Schein Cares Foundation are tax deductible in the United States. 

In addition to its philanthropic efforts, Henry Schein reminded customers that its disaster relief hotline is open for dental, medical and animal health practitioners who have experienced operational, logistical or financial issues as a result of Hurricane Sandy. The toll-free number for all Henry Schein customers – 800-999-9729 – is operational from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET.  The Company also announced plans to broaden support for affected customers by offering a host of financial services and staging a series of expert-led symposia examining all aspects of practice recovery.

In the past, Henry Schein Cares has responded to other disasters including the Colorado Wildfires in the United States in 2012; the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, earthquake in New Zealand, and flood in Australia in 2011; the earthquakes in Haiti, China and Chile in 2010; the flood in Pakistan in 2010; the cyclone in Myanmar and earthquake in China in 2008; Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the U.S. Gulf Coast; the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan; the 2004 Asian tsunami; the conflict in Israel, Lebanon, and Palestine; and September 11.

About Henry Schein Cares and the Henry Schein Cares Foundation Henry Schein Cares, Henry Schein's global corporate social responsibility program, stands on four pillars: engaging Team Schein Members to reach their potential, ensuring accountability by extending ethical business practices to all levels within Henry Schein, promoting environmental sustainability, and expanding access to health care for underserved and at-risk communities around the world.   Health care activities supported by Henry Schein Cares focus on three main areas: advancing wellness, building capacity in the delivery of health care services, and assisting in emergency preparedness and relief. Firmly rooted in a deep commitment to social responsibility and the concept of enlightened self-interest championed by Benjamin Franklin, the philosophy behind Henry Schein Cares is a vision of "doing well by doing good."  Through the work of Henry Schein Cares to enhance access to care for those in need, the Company believes that it is furthering its long-term success.

Established in 2008, Henry Schein Cares Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization, works to foster, support, and promote dental, medical, and animal health by helping to increase access to care for communities around the world. 

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