HanesBrands Sponsors Free Medical Surgeries for Children in Dominican Republic

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HanesBrands Sponsors Free Medical Surgeries for Children in Dominican Republic

Free surgeries provided through partnership with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 9:45am

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Since forming a partnership in 2011 with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a world-renowned, fully integrated academic medical center in Winston-Salem, more than 200 children of our Dominican Republic employees, have been the recipients of life-changing eye, ear, nose and throat surgeries.

The unique partnership between Hanes and Wake Forest Baptist sends a team of surgeons, doctors, anesthesiologists, nurse-anesthetists, surgical nurses and medical students to Bonao two to three times a year to conduct surgeries during the weeklong volunteer missions.

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HanesBrands is a socially responsible leading marketer of everyday basic apparel under some of the world’s strongest apparel brands, including Hanes, Champion, Playtex, Bali, JMS/Just My Size, barely there, Wonderbra and Gear for Sports. The company sells T-shirts, bras, panties, men’s underwear, children’s underwear, socks, hosiery, casualwear and activewear produced in the company’s low-cost global supply chain. Ranked No. 512 on the Fortune 1000 list, Hanes has approximately 51,500 employees in more than 25 countries and takes pride in its strong reputation for ethical business practices. Hanes is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star 2013 and 2012 Sustained Excellence Award winner and 2010 and 2011 Partner of the Year. The company ranks No. 141 on Newsweek magazine’s list of Top 500 greenest U.S. companies. More information about the company and its corporate social responsibility initiatives, including environmental, social compliance and community improvement achievements, may be found on the Hanes corporate website at www.HanesBrands.com
 

Keywords: Responsible Production & Consumption | Bonao | Dominican Republic | Green for Good | Hanes | HanesBrands | Health & Healthcare | Partnership | Pedro E. Marchena Hospital | Social Impact & Volunteering | Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

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