New York, NY Last Sunday, September 26th, The Starkey Hearing Foundation delivered nearly 300 free shearing aids to underserved, hearing-impaired children throughout New York City.
The mission was sponsored by FedEx, and included celebrity volunteers to assist with the fittings. These included: Buddy Valestro, TLC’s Cake Boss; Whitey Ford, and others.
Founded by Bill Austin, The Starkey Hearing Foundation delivers more than 100,000 hearing aids through hearing missions in countries stretching from the U.S. to Vietnam.
Since 2000, the Foundation has supplied nearly 500,000 hearing aids to people in need and is striving to achieve its goal to distribute more than million free hearing aids in this decade.
SOURCE: The Starkey Haring Foundation