Cardinal Health Employees Donate More Than $2 Million to Nonprofit Organizations; More Than 1,600 Volunteer at Community Organizations
-- Employees in Houston conducted a clothing drive, led a gardening and
landscaping project for a community garden and participated in the
American Heart Association's Heart Walk.
-- Employees in Waukegan, Ill., conducted food drives and sorted food for
the Northern Illinois Food Bank; read and led arts and crafts activities
at a local Head Start program; volunteered and donated pet food at a
local animal shelter; conducted a book drive for Waukegan Public
Schools; organized storage rooms at a local domestic violence shelter
and conducted a clothing drive for at-risk women who need career-finding
-- Employees in Chonburi, Thailand, served lunch to residents at a local
The Cardinal Health Foundation has long encouraged community involvement among its employees by providing company matches to employee donations to non-profit organizations; and by offering grants to non-profit organizations in recognition of employee leadership, volunteer and fundraising efforts.
"Across the United States and in key cities throughout the world, Cardinal
Health employees volunteer their time, talent and treasure to local non-profit
organizations that share our commitment to improving the communities where we live and work," said Shelley Bird, executive vice president of public affairs
for Cardinal Health and chairperson of the Cardinal Health Foundation. "We're
extremely proud of our employees' efforts during Essential to Community Days
and all year long; and we're grateful to all of the non-profit organizations
who've partnered with us to provide meaningful volunteer opportunities for our employees."
About the Cardinal Health Foundation
With the support of Cardinal Health's (NYSE: CAH) 30,000 employees worldwide, the Cardinal Health Foundation supports local, national and international programs that improve health care quality and build healthy communities. The Cardinal Health Foundation also offers grants to encourage employee service to the community and works through international agencies to donate much-needed medical supplies and funding to those who need them in times of disaster. To learn more, visit CardinalHealth.com/community.