GEORGETOWN, ON, April 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Long time Georgetown resident Crystal Rosa is excited to announce that she will be travelling with the 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 7 days, Crystal will help the Starkey Hearing Foundation team of hearing professionals and staff deliver the gift of hearing by fitting each of the recipients with their very own hearing devices.
"I'm so excited to be joining Starkey Hearing Foundation on this mission," said Crystal Rosa. "The Foundation is bringing understanding to people around the world through hearing care. We here at Starkey Canada 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.
For more Information about Starkey Hearing Foundation, visit www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org.
Crystal and her family have been residents in Georgetown for the past 11 years. Crystal's family is very active in the community. Crystal has been part of the Hearing health field for the past 24 years. Crystal feels extremely privileged to be able to participate in such a worthy cause.
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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