HanesBrands Wake Forest Baptist Medical partnership provides free healthcare to thousands in Latin America

In 2011, HanesBrands began working with a volunteer medical staff from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to provide free healthcare in regions where the company operates in Latin America. To date, Hanes has delivered healthcare consultations and surgeries to thousands of children and adults from underserved communities in the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Haiti.

In the


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


Honduran medical brigade has Winston-Salem connection

More than 1,000 Honduran children received back-to-school health services, medicines and vitamins in February 2014, thanks to the HanesBrands Green for Good program.

A two-day medical brigade, held at the Marcelino López and José Trindidad Cabañas schools in Choloma, was organized and staffed by about 60 Hanes volunteers.

The attending medical team included four doctors and three nurses


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


Vietnam Employees Renovate Clinic

To give back to their community, employees from our Hung Yen facility in Vietnam chose to renovate a medical clinic in the nearby community of Dan Tien Commune. The clinic, located near the Hung Yen plant, provides healthcare to thousands of people.

The old clinic building was so dilapidated that medical staff operated on patients in


Employees in El Salvador Renovate Medical Clinic

With the San Juan Opico Health Unit in El Salvador in need of renovation, more than 200 of our employees sprang into action, volunteering 2,000 hours of service to repair the facility.

The health clinic provides care to employees and families from two local manufacturing facilities.

HanesBrands donated more than $50,000 to fund improvements at the clinic


Hanes Honduras Hosts Public Vaccination Day

More than 70 employee volunteers partnered with the Lady Lee Foundation and the Villanueva Office of Social Security to host a daylong youth vaccination campaign for Hanes employees, their families and community members in Villanueva, Cortes.

Some 250 children between the ages of one and ten years old received free vaccinations to protect against polio and


Delivering Medical Care to Employees and Families

Using specially designed mobile medical clinics, HanesBrands has found a unique way to deliver basic healthcare services to employees, their families and neighboring communities in Latin America.

First introduced in Honduras in 2011, the clinics are reconstructed commercial shipping containers that can be transported by truck. The units are equipped with patient areas, offices, a waiting