over 783,000 infants, children, and adults in the united
states with severe-to-profound hearing loss. Hearing
impairment is now the #2 birth defect among children
born in America.
The Gift of
Hearing Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation
dedicated to increasing access to and awareness of
cochlear implant (CI) surgery. The Foundation also
keeps abreast of and supports legislation that can impact both the cost and awareness
video at right to learn more about what we do.
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Our Donors’ Support at Work
With a huge hats off to both
Jacob's Ride and Erik's Ride donating a combined total of over $20,000;
the families of Anthony and Lauren wish to extend many thanks to them and to all our supporters for making their cochlear implant surgeries possible. You have changed both their lives forever and for the better!
Lauren is doing beautifully with her “new ear”!
Here is Anthony the day his CI was activated. It worked too!!!
AL MANN - COCHLEAR IMPLANT PIONEER