Value First



Value First, Inc. is a group purchasing organization (GPO) owned by LeadingAge and twenty-five of its affiliates, including Oklahoma. As a GPO that’s committed to your mission, Value First leverages the buying power of LeadingAge members across the country to get the best pricing on a comprehensive selection of high-quality products and services.


Value First, through our partnership with Vizient, is pleased to announce a new food program.  We now have access to negotiated contracts with the nation’s largest food distributors, US Foods and Sysco.  The new agreements went into effect on February 1, 2018 and have extremely competitive pricing. Please contact Dave Auch at 316.253.7807 or about how you can take advantage of these exciting opportunities while supporting LeadingAge Oklahoma.



The Home Depot® ProPurchase Program

Shop at Home Depot stores and pay with your SupplyWorks account for one-account billing with total visibility.  Click here for more information about the ProPurchase Program and click here for a copy of SupplyWorks Home Depot Healthcare Guide for Facility Maintenance.

SupplyWorks offers a full spectrum of facility maintenance products, including janitorial supplies, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, safety, and building security. And now, as part of the Home Depot® family of brands, we offer more products, more services, and more convenience than ever.


Why Is it Important to Save with Value First?

How Much Money are the Aging Services Providers saving through the Value First Group Purchasing Program?

Value First brochure

  • For a complete list of all Value First Vendors – Click here
  • For a list of Value First Vendors in Oklahoma – Click here
  • To review the Employee Benefit Package through Value First – Click here

Top 5 Reasons your Organization Should Participate in Value First!

1. No cost to enroll

2. No commitment to buy

3. Value First is a non-exclusive GPO – Your organization can belong to and purchase from more than one GPO.

4. Expanded Choice The Value First Group Purchasing Program boasts a portfolio of over 400 different vendor contacts.

5. Benefits for your employees – Not only can your organization as a whole benefit from Value First, but your employees can benefit too. Click here to learn more.

Who is Eligible

Any provider of services to the elderly or other residential services is eligible to be a participant in the Value First program. There is no cost to participate.

Become a Participant

It is so easy! Enroll by signing a simple participation agreement that gives you access to all of the vendors but does not obligate you to purchase. You can pick and choose as many or as few of the contracts from the portfolio of vendors as you need. You can belong to more than one GPO. This is a non-exclusive program.

Getting started!  Contact Dave Auch! 

Dave Auch
Value First Sales Representative
Value First
217 SE 8th Avenue ∷ Topeka, KS 66603-3906
Office #:  785.233.7443 ∷ Cell #: 316.253.7807
Email  ∷ Website


Value First Purchasing Instruction Sheet

Cost Study analysis:

Your organization can participate in one of the following cost studies for: Food, Medical Supplies, Janitorial/Sanitation, Office Supply or Pharmaceutical.

MedAssets Food & Nutritional Cost Study….

Med Assets Medical Supplies Cost Study…

Med Assets Pharmaceutical Cost Study…

Value First is unlike any Group Purchasing Organization you’ve known before.

As noted above, LeadingAge Oklahoma is an owner of Value First, and may also receive fees for promotional services for providing information regarding Value First to LeadingAge Oklahoma members.