Starkey Hearing Foundation is dedicated to bringing understanding among individuals and communities by providing the gift of hearing and has been honored and recognized for their work by other heads of state and world leaders during the past year, the most recent being the Dalai Lama.
Earlier this year, Starkey Hearing Foundation delivered the gift of hearing to nearly 7,000 hearing impaired children and adults as part of a history-making hearing mission to China, where co-founder Bill Austin received the passport to South Gate of Xi'an, the entrance to the ancient city. Austin was also given the first ever Orange Ribbon Award and named Goodwill Ambassador to the city of Chengdu.
Additionally, this past September, Starkey Hearing Foundation participated in the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting along with heads of state and global corporate and non-profit leaders, where Austin was invited to give an update on the Foundation's worldwide efforts.
Starkey Hearing Foundation's India Mission is one of dozens conducted each year, both domestically and internationally, in its efforts to fit more than 100,000 hearing aids to people in need annually.
According to Starkey Hearing Foundation, hearing loss is pervasive, affecting 34 million Americans – or one in 10. Yet, with the help of a hearing device, hearing loss can often be corrected in a majority of cases, giving an individual the opportunity to better connect with their family, the community and the world around them.
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