HLAA Hear for Life Partners

The Hear for Life Partner Program brings leading companies together with Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) to promote hearing health and encourage more Americans to act on their hearing. They help to extend our collective reach and impact as well as grow our hearing health constituency.

Hearing health is getting the attention it deserves nationally, and it gives us an unprecedented opportunity to do even more. Our partners provide vital tools and engagement so more people can and will live well with their hearing loss.

Hear for Life Partners join the Walk4Hearing to showcase their dedication and engagement with communities across the country. On Walk Day, these partners will be present to share information about their services and resources with the hearing loss community.

We’re better together as partners for hearing health.
For more information about joining HLAA and becoming a Hear for Life Partner, please contact us by email,

Support a local Walk as a partner.
Want to support a local Walk or multiple locations, contact us by email, with your desired location for more information.


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CapTel Corporate Sponsor

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“CapTel is privileged to again be an HLAA Hear for Life Partner of the Walk4Hearing. The energy and excitement generated at each Walk4Hearing event plays a vital role in building awareness, support and education around hearing loss issues. As a long-time partner of the Walk4Hearing, CapTel joins HLAA in their mission to support people that are navigating their journey with hearing loss. We look forward to seeing everyone at this year’s Walk4Hearing events.”

Robert Engelke, President of CapTel, Inc.


Starkey Corporate Sponsor

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“Starkey is dedicated to helping people across the world hear better and live better. HLAA shares our commitment to improving hearing health and provides essential resources and education programs to ensure every person has the opportunity to hear their very best. Through our support of HLAA and the Walk4Hearing, we look forward to continuing to raise awareness and promote the importance of hearing health.”

Brandon Sawalich, President and CEO of Starkey.


Cochlear Americas

Cochlear Americas

“Cochlear is proud to be a national corporate partner of HLAA and the Walk4Hearing. We look forward to coming together in communities across the country in support of HLAA’s mission. Our Cochlear volunteers, implant recipients, friends and family are inspired to walk as a team to spread awareness about hearing loss. Congratulations to HLAA on what we know will be another successful Walk4Hearing season!”

Scott Housley, Vice President, Marketing for Cochlear Americas.



“We’re very excited to continue our partnership with HLAA and Walk4Hearing. At MED-EL we aim to eliminate hearing loss as a barrier to communication through innovative hearing technology. And we’re proud of our long-standing relationship with HLAA as they work to raise awareness of hearing loss and the services that provide access to communication.”

Dan Collins, Vice President of Marketing for MED-EL USA .


Hamilton CapTel

Advanced Bionics

“Research shows that social isolation is a significant detriment to health. More than ever, it's important for people with hearing loss to stay connected with family, friends and professionals. Hamilton® CapTel® appreciates the opportunity to support events such as Walk4Hearing and the annual HLAA Convention - bringing technology and education to people with hearing loss so that they can stay connected with what matters most in their lives.”

Anne Girard, Director of Sales & Marketing at Hamilton CapTel

Hearing Industries Association

Hearing Industries Association

“The Hearing Industries Association is proud to be a Hear for Life Partner of HLAA. With our shared mission of improving hearing healthcare through education and advocacy, our combined efforts enable us to reach more individuals with information about hearing and overall well-being.”

Kate Carr, President, Hearing Industries Association (HIA)


Hearing Industries Association

“Meta is proud to support HLAA and the Walk4Hearing in its goal to bring attention to hearing loss and promote the importance of hearing health. HLAA and Walk4Hearing are building a community, which empowers people, breaks down social stigmas and creates important connections for people with hearing loss. These are critical elements to building representative communities and ensuring people can be their authentic selves, values Meta shares and aims to achieve through our own work in accessibility. We are grateful to HLAA and the Walk4Hearing for creating this important network of support.”

Mike Shebanek, Head of Accessibility, Meta


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“We are honored to support HLAA and all of their partners, volunteers and walkers in their efforts to help people live well with hearing loss.  Together, we are making a difference … all dedicated to helping more people Hear More. Do More. Be More.”

Mikkel Knudsen, Head of ReSound Commercial U.S.


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“T-Mobile is thrilled to sponsor HLAA Walk4Hearing events! For more than 30 years, we’ve shared HLAA’s commitment to improving communications access for everyone with hearing loss, with products and services designed to meet a variety of accessibility needs. We wish the best to all the participants, their families, and advocates as we strive together for a more accessible future.”

Alana Beal, Sr. Manager, Segment Marketing at T-Mobile Accessibility


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