LOS ANGELESMay 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Barco® Uniforms, a recognized leader of design innovation in the premium healthcare apparel industry, today announced its first annual "Made to Matter" Award, which will honor the world's most inspiring healthcare professionals.

To enter, or to nominate a healthcare professional, visit: https://www.barcouniforms.com/m2maward/

In celebration of Barco's upcoming 90th anniversary, the first 90 nominees will receive a complimentary scrub set embroidered with Barco's exclusive Made to Matter logo. 

Barco will be accepting nominations through May 31, 2019. In June, a panel of judges will select five finalists, who will submit a video profile for "People's Choice" style voting in July. In August, Barco will announce and award one grand prize winner at its 90thanniversary celebration in Los Angeles. The winner will receive a year's supply of new scrubs, consisting of three seasonal 4-piece scrub ensembles, and one $5,000 donation to the winner's cause of choice.

In order to be nominated, health care professionals must:

  • Exemplify passion for their field
  • Be well-respected by their peers and trusted by their patients
  • Mentor others and serve as advocates of their respective healthcare field
  • Volunteer or show philanthropic efforts
  • Go the extra mile for their patients
  • Support meaningful causes outside their regular practice
  • Care for their patients in an innovative or inspiring way

"At Barco, the value of caring for others is at the heart of everything we stand for," said David Murphy, president and CEO of Barco Uniforms. The purpose of our work is focused on  providing comfort for those who care for others – helping them to look, feel and perform their best. The goal of the Made to Matter Award is to take that mentality one step further to honor and recognize healthcare's most inspiring professionals, who work tirelessly to provide care to their patients and community."

About Barco Uniforms

Founded in 1929, Barco® Uniforms is a leader of design innovation in the premium professional apparel industry, designing award-winning premium uniforms that elevate and honor the individuals in the healthcare, food service and hospitality industries. Barco Uniforms is headquartered in Los Angeles with approximately 250+ local employees across multiple disciplines including design, product development, marketing, sales, supply chain, and distribution. For more information, visit www.barcouniforms.com or https://www.linkedin.com/company/barco-uniforms-inc.

Keeping Hope Alive.

In 2008, Barco's Nightingales Foundation (BNF) was founded by Barco's Chairman of the Board, Michael Donner and his wife Frida in hopes of lifting-up the lives of children around the world, in honor of Healthcare Professionals.  http://www.barcosnightingales.org/

For more information on Barco Uniforms or Barco's Nightingales Foundation visit: www.barcouniforms.com.