Community Impact

We work to address health disparities in our communities

We believe every person deserves the opportunity to lead a healthy life, regardless of their circumstances

The challenge is, many people don’t have an equal opportunity to live a healthy life due to social and environmental factors. These factors are known as social determinants of health. Through our Community Impact initiative, we work to address social determinants of health in the communities where we live and work. Our goal is to make sure everyone has the chance to reach their full health potential.

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Community Impact Spotlight

CASA Lake County

CASA Lake County, a Community Impact Grant recipient, shares how a Medline grant helped support its mission to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected area children.

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Community Impact Spotlight

Employee Recognition Program

We are proud to have outstanding employees that exemplify Medline’s values, selflessly donating their time and generosity to their communities. See how the Employee Recognition Program identifies our extraordinary employees for their ongoing contributions to their communities. These acts of kindness are appreciated now more than ever.

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Here’s how we’re making a difference


grants awarded

through our Community Impact Grant program


raised for heart health

by Medline and employees

758 pints

of blood donated

by employees


dedicated to employee causes

through our Employee Recognition Program

$3.6 million

value of medical supplies donated in 2021


invested in our communities

through Medline CARES in 2021

Our community-based programs help improve lives

Service Corps

Encouraging our employees to take action

From our Global Health Initiative to local blood drives, we have more than 1,200 volunteers participating in Medline’s Service Corps. Each employee brings their unique skills and hands-on experience to the people and communities that need it most.

Medline CARES
Medline CARES (Community, Action, Resources, Education and Solutions)

Strengthening the communities where we live and work

We provide the resources people need to live a healthier life, from proper housing and education to food security.

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Community Impact Grant Program

Supporting organizations that help achieve health equity

We partner with organizations that help resolve important healthcare issues such as breast cancer, heart disease and population health.

Meet our recent grant recipients

Grant Program
Employee Recognition Program

The NO MORE Foundation is dedicated to ending domestic violence and sexual assault. The organization received a grant on behalf of an employee to help expand the reach of their lifesaving message by translating all materials into Spanish.

Employee Recognition Program

Donating to the causes our employees care about most

We recognize our employees who have gone above and beyond to help their communities by donating to the charities and organizations they support. Because of COVID-19, these acts of kindness are appreciated now more than ever.

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Review our 2021 report

See how we’ve made a positive impact on our communities and the environment over the years.

2021 Social Responsibility Report
2020 Social Responsibility Report
2019 Social Responsibility Report
2018 Social Responsibility Report

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