Medicom’s Philanthropic Responsibility: Protecting Communities Worldwide with PPE and more

Medicom cares for communities across the globe not only by producing safe and reliable infection control solutions and personal protective equipment, but also by supporting numerous non-profit organizations that share our mission of making the world safer and healthier.

 

 

North America

Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation

The Lakeshore General Hospital serves the community where Medicom’s head office is located. In addition to donating personal protective equipment, Medicom holds a variety of fundraising events benefiting the hospital each year.

World Central Kitchen

Founded by celebrity chef José Andrés, this non-governmental organization is devoted to distributing meals and other necessities in the wake of natural disasters.

Quebec Food Banks

The Quebec Food Banks network serves more than 500,000 hungry Quebecers every month. By redirecting foodstuffs throughout the food chain, the network promotes food recovery and reduces environmental impact while responding to the needs of vulnerable Quebecers.

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Dental Trade Alliance Scholarship Program

Medicom is a proud sponsor of the Dental Trade Alliance and supports their annual scholarship program, which provides financial support to dental students who demonstrate academic excellence in dentistry, financial need and a commitment to community service.

Partnership with CAE Vaccination Centre

Medicom was proud to contribute to CAE’s COVID-19 Vaccination Centre by providing funding and donating personal protective equipment, including masks, gloves and gowns, to Quebec’s first Corporate vaccination center.

One Tree Planted

In collaboration with this non-profit organization dedicated to global reforestation, Medicom planted 10,000 trees in April 2021 and will plant another 30,000 in October 2021.

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In Europe

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Kolmi-Hopen, Medicom’s European arm in France, has chosen to support several important causes.

 

League Against Cancer

As the top private financer of cancer research in France, the League focuses its efforts on research, awareness and screening, as well as on providing support to patients and their families. Kolmi-Hopen’s contributions will help support clinical research into childhood cancers.

Doctors of the World

Through hundreds of innovative medical programmes and evidence-based advocacy initiatives, this organization helps excluded individuals and their communities access healthcare in France and 64 countries worldwide.

Nantes University Health Center’s Adolescent Day Hospital

Kolmi-Hopen supports a variety of initiatives at the Nantes University Health Center’s Adolescent Day Hospital, which treats adolescents aged 11 to 18 with pathologies that combine somatic and psychological symptoms.

Rose Trip

Kolmi-Hopen sponsored three nurses from the University Health Center in Angers for their October 2021 orienteering trek benefiting the fight against breast cancer (Pink Ribbon) and the Enfants du Désert (Children of the Desert) association, a non-profit that helps children in southern Morocco and Argentina.

University Health Center, Angers

Kolmi-Hopen has also donated to the University Health Center in Angers to improve the hospital environment for palliative care patients by sponsoring artistic/cultural events, purchasing new items such as tablets and virtual reality headsets.

In addition to supporting these causes, Kolmi-Hopen has also donated significant quantities of masks to a variety of associations, including Toimaya Ya Maoudou, an international solidarity association working to provide education in Comoros, and UNiHA (Union des Hôpitaux pour les Achats), a public hospital purchasing union.

Long-term commitment to social responsibility

As a company whose purpose is “Pride in Protection”, Medicom is deeply committed to working continuously to make the world a safer and healthier place for all.

 

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