HanesBrands honors Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center with special recognition

HanesBrands recently honored Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center with the first Hanes for Good Champion Award for outstanding commitment to community service.

Hanes has partnered with the medical center since 2012 to conduct healthcare consultations and surgeries to thousands of children and adults from underserved communities in the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Haiti. The medical center’s


Medical mission serves Haiti contract employees

In June 2013, the company and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center partnered to provide basic health services to more than 1,700 contract employees and their families in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, during a two-day medical mission.

The idea to host the medical mission came during one of Hanes and Wake Forest surgical trips to the Dominican Republic in


Haitian Earthquake Relief

In response to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, HanesBrands provided support for contract sewing operations located in the hard-hit area of Port-au-Prince. The owners of the contract operations supplied employees with food, water and other necessities. More than 3,000 employees were able to return to work within weeks of the earthquake.

Hanes donated clothing, food, water,