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Progress: 90%
Progress: 90%
Raised: $ 1265557     Goal: $ 1400000

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We’re Issuing a Call to Action!

Step Up for People with Hearing Loss and Communication Access! It’s the theme for the 2016 HLAA Walk4Hearing and it is a Call to Action for people with hearing loss to step up and advocate for better communication access for themselves. Taking a few simple steps in your everyday life can go a long way toward creating awareness, reducing the stigma of hearing loss, and ultimately improving your quality of life. We are challenging you to take some simple steps in your everyday lives.

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jetBlue logo Win a Trip for Two with JetBlue!

The Hearing Loss Association of America is picking a lucky winner for two round trip tickets to any destination in the United States with JetBlue. A prize valued at $800! HLAA will draw at random one of the top 30 fundraisers (registered walkers) of 2016. This drawing will take place on December 8th at the national office in Bethesda, Maryland and the lucky winner will then be notified. Keep fundraising and good luck!

Please note that all HLAA staff and board members and their families are not eligible for this special prize.

umbrella incentive
Any registered walker who raises $500 or more at the time of their walk will receive the Walk4Hearing umbrella on the day of the Walk. You must attend the Walk to pick up your umbrella. Umbrellas will NOT be mailed. Team totals and donors do not qualify.

This is a 41" folding umbrella which features a manual opening and has a three section folding metal shaft. The ergonomic matte black handle makes it easy to hold even during the windiest storms.There's a plastic wrist strap attached to the handle, the canopy is made from polyester and has a matching color case. The umbrella folds to 9" when closed.


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Business Team Chair - CapTel
Robert Engelke
Founder of CapTel Captioned Telephone
Milwaukee Walk4Hearing
Business Team Chair - MED-EL
Raymond Gamble
CEO & President of MED-EL
North Carolina Walk4Hearing
Business Team Chair - Cochlear Americas
Tony Manna
President of Cochlear Americas
Colorado Walk4Hearing
Business Team Chair - hi HealthInnovations
Lisa Tseng, M.D.
CEO of hi HealthInnovations
Minneapolis Walk4Hearing


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Featured Walker
Ian's Story
North Carolina Walk4Hearing
Featured Walker
Kalia's Story
Colorado Walk4Hearing
Featured Walker
Kiki's Story
Pennsylvania Walk4Hearing
Featured Walker
Sawyer's Story
Milwaukee Walk4Hearing