Hearing Aid Recipients

Nothing feels better than being able to help people hear well. That's why the Campaign is pleased to announce our latest recipients of free hearing aids from across the United States. We hope you'll read and enjoy their inspiring stories on their journey to better hearing.


July 16, 2020

Carissa Bell

Carissa Bell Greeley, Colorado Born with a genetic disorder, Carissa Bell has had to work hard to overcome her challenges, including hearing loss. Now in her early 30s and lacking high-quality hearing aids, Carissa struggled with communication. She couldn’t hear the movies she loves. Fortunately, the team at HearingLife in Greeley, CO was able to fit her with just the […]
May 6, 2020

Richard LoDuca

Meet Richard LoDuca Monroeville, PA Army veteran and great-grandparent, Richard LoDuca recently received free hearing aids from the Campaign’s Give Back program. Prior to receiving the new aids, Mr. LoDuca struggled to hear anytime people spoke to him. This was especially noticeable when there was background noise, people were at a distance or when the speaker wasn’t facing him. Most […]
March 7, 2020

Charles Feiler

Meet Charles Feiler Troy, MI Charles Feiler has been struggling with hearing loss for more than thirteen years, and his six-year-old hearing aids no longer give him the amplification he needs to hear clearly. As a retired employee of General Motors, Charles used to assemble transmissions, a profession which exposed him to loud working environments and quite possibly exacerbated his […]
January 27, 2020

Fae Frost, Florida

Meet Fae Frost Spring Hill, FL Recently, hearing aid recipient Fae Frost has had significant medical challenges, which have made it impossible for her to work. In addition, she provides care for her disabled husband. That’s why the Campaign was pleased that hearing care provider Nina Poncia of HearingLife in Spring Hill, Florida, nominated her. Before receiving new devices, Mrs. Frost […]
January 27, 2020

Larry Denslow, Michigan

Meet Larry Denslow Reed City, MI Larry Denslow has been living with untreated hearing loss since January of 2018. Unfortunately, other immediate expenses forced him to put his hearing aids on hold. Larry is a loving husband, father of four children, grandfather of six, and has seven great-grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with his famil, but struggles to join in […]
January 23, 2020

Beverly Prather, Oklahoma

Meet Beverly Prather Claremore, OK Beverly Prather has been a patient with HearingLife since 2015. With concerns about her hearing, she decided to schedule an assessment in April 2019 at her local office. The hearing care provider discovered that Beverly had binaural hearing loss (meaning she has hearing loss in both ears), but felt discouraged to demo the hearing aids […]
January 16, 2020

Virginia Brevik Ziesmer, Minnesota

Meet Virginia Brevik Ziesmer Forest Lake, MN Virginia Brevik Ziesmer came into HearingLife in May of 2019 after seeing an ad on Facebook. She knew going in that she had some degree of hearing loss, but she was eager to find out from her hearing care provider how severe or mild it actually was. Virginia was all smiles while she […]
January 8, 2020

Zaire Johnson

Meet Zaire Johnson Washington, NC ECSU College Student Given the Gift of Hearing. See his fitting on WITN in Greenville, NC University student fitted with hearing aids Recently, hearing care provider, LeeAnn Howell of HearingLife in Washington, NC fitted 20-year old Zaire Johnson for new hearing aids. Howell was pleased to present Zaire with a free pair of Ultimate hearing […]
December 16, 2019

Maria Desravines, New Jersey

Meet Maria Desravines Roseland, NJ The Campaign for Better Hearing is pleased to announce that Maria Desravines has received a free pair of hearing aids as part of the Give Back program. Nominated by hearing care provider, Scott Lemly, from the HearingLife office in Roseland, NJ, Maria was thrilled to be selected by the Campaign. After hearing about her struggles […]
December 5, 2019

Kristina Kershaw, California

Meet Kristina Kershaw Clovis, CA The Campaign for Better Hearing is pleased to announce that twenty-three year old, Kristina Kershaw, has been chosen to receive a pair of hearing aids through our Give Back Program. Kristina has had hearing loss since she was thirteen years old, when she was diagnosed with cancer and suffered hearing loss to a life-saving ototoxic chemotherapy drug. […]