The Owens & Minor Foundation

Empowering Healthcare, Empowering Our Communities

Launched in May 2021, The Owens & Minor Foundation is committed to building healthier communities through impactful contributions to the charitable and civic organizations it serves, in alignment with the Owens & Minor mission of Empowering Our Customers to Advance Healthcare. Foundation activities focus primarily on issues related to the environment, healthcare, and diversity, equity, & inclusion.

Owens & Minor takes responsibility to safeguard the environment, both through operational initiatives and by supporting programs that share our common values. By focusing on the stewardship of waterways, we contribute to creating a healthier environment in the communities in which we operate.
Owens & Minor is committed to advancing healthcare while also serving the customers and communities in which we live, work, and play. We aim to support opportunities for people to lead healthier lives and, therefore, create overall healthier communities.
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Owens & Minor is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture. We actively strive for inclusion in our suppliers -supporting qualified small, women, minority, LGBTQ+, disabled, and veteran-owned businesses to advance a superior supply chain of under-represented businesses.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Named Flagship Charity Partner

The Owens & Minor Foundation has named Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC) its flagship charity partner in a new collaboration that progresses The Owens & Minor Foundation’s goal of helping to create healthier communities. The partnership launched with a $500,000 donation from The Owens & Minor Foundation to support RMHC programming that directly improves the health and well-being of children and their families and enhances RMHC mission delivery around the world.

Charitable Partners

National Association for Free & Charitable Clinics
The Owens & Minor Foundation donated $100,000 to the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC), a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that the medically underserved have access to affordable quality healthcare.
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Chesapeake Bay Foundation
A grant of $50,000 to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation will create educational opportunities and support tree planting and maintenance to protect clean water for healthy communities. The grant will provide outdoor learning for students from underserved schools and fund tree plantings along riparian buffers.
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James River Association
Owens & Minor provided a $50,000 grant to the James River Association to ensure all children and families have access to the educational and environmental benefits of the James River.
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