KAMLOOPS, BC, April 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Kamloops Hearing Aid Centre is excited to announce that Jan and Blaine Alexandre will be traveling with Starkey Hearing Foundation to Honduras to deliver the gift of hearing. The team will give away more than 5,600 hearing aids to children and adults in need.
For 9 days, Kamloops Hearing Aid Centre will help the Starkey Hearing Foundation team of Audiologists, Hearing Instrument Practitioners and staff deliver 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 Jan Alexandre. "The Foundation is bringing understanding to people around the world through hearing care. We here at Kamloops Hearing Aid Centre are honored to do our part in delivering the gift of hearing to those in need."
Starkey Hearing Foundation's Honduras 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 Kamloops Hearing Aid Centre
Kamloops Hearing Aid Centre is a family owned business run by Jan and Blaine Alexandre and their three devoted staff. They have been keenly interested in joining the Starkey Hearing Foundation on missions for some time and are very excited to donate their time and efforts for such a worthy cause.
For more information or to set up an appointment with Kamloops Hearing Aid Centre, please call (250) 372-3090/1 (877) 718-2211 or visit www.kamloopshearingaidcentre.ca.
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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