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Medline Awards Nonprofit Organizations Grants to Tackle Breast Cancer-Related Issues

October 14, 2019 GMT
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NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Medline and the Medline Foundation today awarded eight nonprofit organizations with grants to increase awareness, early detection, prevention and/or treatment of breast cancer through Medline’s Community Impact Grant Program for Breast Cancer Awareness.

“We are very impressed by the overwhelming number and quality of applicants we’ve seen this year, and are proud to partner with organizations all across the country that are working tirelessly to eradicate breast cancer and improve the care of patients affected by it,” says Karen Frey, senior philanthropy manager at Medline. “Medline’s Community Impact Grant Program is one of the many ways we show these hardworking groups that we see you, we believe in you, and we support you and the patients you serve.”

The goal of Medline’s Community Impact Grant Program for Breast Cancer Awareness is to give grants to organizations actively working to address breast cancer-related challenges, including those related to prevention, early detection, improving patient care or enhancing the quality of life for breast cancer patients and survivors. 2019 recipients include the following organizations:

2019 marks the second year of the Community Impact Grant Program for Breast Cancer Awareness. Past recipients, including the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force and Bright Pink, have leveraged Medline’s support to help reach over one million women and create effective solutions for lowering disparities in breast cancer mortality. The next grant cycle will open in April 2020.

Learn more about how Medline is investing in communities to address prevalent healthcare issues.

About Medline

Medline is a healthcare company: a manufacturer, distributor and solutions provider focused on improving the overall operating performance of healthcare. Medline works with both the country’s largest healthcare systems and independent facilities across the continuum of care to provide the clinical and supply chain resources required for long-term financial viability in delivering high quality care. With the size of one of the country’s largest companies and the agility of a family-owned business, Medline is able to invest in its customers for the long-term and rapidly respond with customized solutions. Headquartered in Northfield, Ill., Medline has 23,000+ employees worldwide, a fleet of nearly 1,000 trucks and does business in more than 90 countries. Learn more about Medline at www.medline.com.


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