REGINA, March 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Regina Hearing Services is excited to announce that Lisa Richardson will be traveling with Starkey Hearing Foundation to Ramallah, Tul Karem and Hebron in Israel to deliver free hearing aids to children and adults in need. More than 2,400 people are projected to receive the gift of hearing.
For eight days, Regina Hearing Services will help the Starkey Hearing Foundation team of audiologists and staff deliver hearing care and fit each of the recipients with their very own customized, hearing device.
"We are so excited to be joining Starkey for the tenth time on this mission," said Lisa Richardson. "The Foundation uses hearing as a communication vehicle to connect families and communities improving lives around the world. We here at Regina Hearing Services are honored to do our part in delivering the gift of hearing to those in need."
Starkey Hearing Foundation's Israel mission is just one of the many hearing missions that are conducted throughout the year to deliver the gift of hearing around the world. Starkey Hearing Foundation gives more than 100,000 hearing aids to people in need each year and has pledged to fit one million hearing aids this decade.
About Regina Hearing Services
Regina Hearing Services Inc is owned and operated by the Director, Lisa Richardson, M.S. CCC-A, Aud. (c) Audiologist. Lisa and her team have been serving the hearing health care needs of southern Saskatchewan for over 27 years. The team at Regina Hearing Services is determined to provide the highest quality hearing health care, through the prevention and early diagnosis of hearing loss for all ages. Their commitment to improving the quality of life for people with hearing loss is demonstrated through their expert follow up care and continued support in hearing device maintenance programs. Regina Hearing Services prides itself on providing flexible hours, no waiting periods for appointments and a variety of retail products designed for the protection, improvement and enhancement of hearing health.
About Starkey Hearing Foundation
Starkey Hearing Foundation uses hearing as a vehicle to reflect caring and change lives around the world. Disabling hearing loss affects more than 360 million people, including 32 million children, worldwide, yet many do not have access to the hearing devices that can help them. Starkey Hearing Foundation fits and gives more than 100,000 hearing aids annually, and as a member of President Clinton's Global Initiative, it has pledged to fit one million hearing aids this decade. In addition to giving the gift of hearing through worldwide hearing missions, Starkey Hearing Foundation promotes hearing health awareness and education through the Listen Carefully campaign 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
For further information: Elaine Volpato, 905-542-7555 x 4217, [email protected]