Vouts Hearing Centre Joins Starkey Hearing Foundation To Deliver the Gift of Hearing
BELLEVILLE, ON, July 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Vouts Hearing Centre is excited to announce that Glenda and Michael Vout will be traveling with Starkey Hearing Foundation to China to deliver the gift of hearing. The team will give away more than 6,000 hearing aids to children and adults in need.
For 10 days, Vouts Hearing Centre will help the Starkey Hearing Foundation team of audiologists and staff delivers the gift of hearing by fitting each of the recipients with their very own custom-made, hearing device.
"We are so excited to be joining Starkey Hearing Foundation on this mission," said Glenda Vout. "The Foundation is bringing understanding to people around the world through hearing care. We here at Vouts Hearing Centre are honored to do our part in delivering the gift of hearing to those in need."
Starkey Hearing Foundation's China mission is just one of the many missions that are conducted throughout the year to deliver the gift of hearing around the world. As a member of President Clinton's Global Initiative, Starkey Hearing Foundation has pledged to fit one million hearing aids by the end of the decade.
About Vouts Hearing Centre
Michael and Glenda own and operate Vout's Hearing and Denture Centre in Belleville and Napanee, and have been providing the communities with hearing health care for over 28 years. This mission to China will be the 9th mission the Vout's have participated in.
Glenda and Michael's efforts have enabled them, up to now; to supply much needed hearing aids to over 3100 children and adults in El Salvador (2 missions), Jamaica, Panama, Turkey, Egypt, Mexico and Kenya.
The general public can assist the Vouts by donating their used hearing aids that are no longer needed to help bring the gift of hearing to children and adults of Third World Countries. Any donation of hearing aids will improve the quality of life of a child or adult in need and can be dropped off at one of the offices.
For more information or to set up an appointment with Vouts Hearing Centre, please call (613) 962-6000 or visit www.voutshearingcentre.com.
About Starkey Hearing Foundation
Starkey Hearing Foundation is striving to foster greater understanding among individuals and communities through hearing care by focusing on awareness, education, protection and treatment, so the world may hear. Hearing loss affects one in 10 Americans, and 63 million children worldwide, yet many do not have access to the hearing devices that can help them. From 2000 to 2010, Starkey Hearing Foundation fit more than 500,000 hearing aids to people in need in the U.S. and around the world. The Foundation has grown that commitment to more than 100,000 hearing aids annually, and as a member of President Clinton's Global Initiative, it has pledged to fit 1 million hearing aids this decade. In addition to giving the gift of hearing through worldwide hearing missions, Starkey Hearing Foundation promotes hearing health awareness through the Listen Carefully initiative and provides hearing instruments to low-income Americans through the Hear Now program. For more information on Starkey Hearing Foundation, visit www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org.
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