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
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,
"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.
For more Information about Starkey Hearing Foundation, visit www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org and to learn more about Vouts Hearing Centre visit www.voutshearingcentre.com
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
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.
SOURCE: Starkey Canada
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