Walgreens has donated more than $1 Million each year since 2008 to accredited pharmacy schools around the country to help support diversity initiatives. With these donations, Walgreens hopes to encourage more students to consider becoming a health professional on the frontline of care.
Only 11 percent of students pursuing pharmacy degrees are from minority groups.
As the nation's largest drugstore chain, Walgreens is dedicated to customers and their
diverse health and wellness needs
Nearly 20 percent of Walgreens stores have at least one bilingual pharmacist and that
continues to grow every year.
Nearly 4 million customers use the prescription label service that translates patient
directions into any of 14 languages other than English.
Walgreens Dial-A-Pharmacist program allows staff to search Walgreens pharmacies nationwide
for on-duty pharmacists fluent in the patient's language so they can speak with them on the