Henry Schein continues support for ‘Carry the Load’ campaign to honor U.S. military and first responders

April 19, 2024

Henry Schein commits to third year of ‘Carry the Load’ to honor U.S. military and first responders

Henry Schein, Inc. has announced its third consecutive year of support for the ‘Carry The Load’ Memorial May campaign.

This national initiative is dedicated to remembering and honoring the sacrifices made by U.S.

military personnel, veterans, first responders, and their families throughout the month leading up to Memorial Day.

The campaign offers various activities across the U.S., including the flagship Dallas Memorial March.

Events and activities sponsored by Henry Schein

As a part of the campaign, Henry Schein is sponsoring several activities through its different business units and corporate organizations, including Henry Schein Dental, Medical, and One.

The campaign’s activities are set to take place in multiple cities, with the Dallas Memorial March being a major event.

The company’s involvement also extends to community events in cities such as New York, Nevada, Illinois, South Carolina, and Texas throughout May.

Company-wide engagement and community impact

Henry Schein’s support for ‘Carry The Load’ is part of its broader commitment to community engagement and veteran affairs, including the Henry Schein Cares initiative and the Veterans Engagement Team Employee Resource Group.

These efforts are aimed at recognizing the company’s many employees who have served in the military and enhancing the company’s recruitment and support of veterans.

Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, said: “Team Schein looks forward to participating in Carry The Load events this May in recognition of the individuals who have served and are currently serving our country.

“It is important that on this Memorial Day, we pause and remember the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect the freedoms we enjoy each day.”

Ron South, Executive Sponsor of Henry Schein’s Veterans Engagement Team, and Chief Financial Officer, added: “Giving back to the communities we serve is an important part of our Team Schein culture.

“Having the opportunity to walk throughout the month, in honor of our nation’s heroes, exemplifies the Company’s spirit of volunteerism, and we are delighted to be involved in this initiative.”

Stephen Holley, Co-founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Carry The Load, commented on the partnership: “Seeing Team Schein join us in support of the Memorial May campaign for consecutive years further highlights our shared values and dedication to honoring our nation’s heroes.

“Together, we continue to ensure the legacies of our service members and their families endure.”

FSJA Comment

Henry Schein‘s ongoing participation in the ‘Carry The Load’ campaign exemplifies the company’s dedication to honoring those who have served and continue to serve.

This initiative serves as a reminder of the continuous support needed for veterans and their families and highlights the importance of corporate involvement in national commemorations.

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