The Alpha Omega-Henry Schein Cares Holocaust Survivors Oral Health Program is a public-private partnership established to answer the White House's call to action to help vulnerable survivors age with dignity and support. By increasing Holocaust survivors access to oral care, the program seeks to significantly enhance their overall quality of life.
The program launched in January 2015 in nine North American cities: Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New York City and the NY/NJ metro area, Philadelphia, Seattle, Montreal and Toronto. Atlanta, Columbus and Calgary were then added to the list. In 2016, the program further expanded to include: Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Phoenix, the Greater Washington, D.C. area, W. Hartford and Winnipeg. In 2017, Cincinnati and Milwaukee were added to the growing list of participating cities. Additional expansion is anticipated in the future.
The program is also working with AT Still University Arizona School of Oral Health, New York University School of Dentistry and Temple University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry.
Alpha Omega is thankful to partner with Henry Schein and the Team Schein members, the Association of Jewish Family & Children's Agencies, Town & Country Dental Studios, Orthodent Ltd., and Bedford Healthcare Solutions.
AO is also grateful for the program's philanthropic partners providing the generous financial support needed to administer the program including The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation, Curt C & Else Silberman Foundation, Henry Schein Cares Foundation, The Slomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation, Inc., Bedford Health Care Solutions, The Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund, Inc., The Wagner Family Foundation and Abram & D. Walter Cohen.