Starkey Hearing Foundation is excited to announce its honorees and
performers for the 2014 So the World May Hear Annual Awards Gala,
scheduled for Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the Saint Paul RiverCentre in
St. Paul, Minnesota.
Starkey Hearing Foundation will honor remarkable humanitarians for their
dedication to changing the lives of others, including:
This year's roster of So the World May Hear Gala entertainers
includes Grammy Award-winning performers Sammy Hagar and John Legend,
event emcee Norm Crosby and more surprises to come.
Other VIPs, celebrities and athletes expected to be in attendance
include: Derrick Coleman, Greg Jennings, Brandon Marshall, NaVorro
Bowman, Paul Molitor, Dave Winfield, Dikembe Mutombo, Shannon Elizabeth,
Verne Troyer, Marlee Matlin, Patrick Warburton and many more yet to be
"We are excited to bring together an incredible group of friends,
honorees and performers to recognize the amazing things we can
accomplish by working together," said Bill Austin, founder of Starkey
Hearing Foundation. "The work we do would not be possible without the
generous support we receive at the Gala-it enables us to change
thousands of lives each year."
The So the World May Hear Awards Gala is Starkey Hearing
Foudation's largest annual fundraiser. At the record-setting 2013 Gala,
more than $8 million was raised to support the Foundation's work around
the world. The Foundation fits more than 100,000 hearing aids annually
to children and adults in need, and has committed to providing more than
1 million hearing aids this decade.
Many high-profile supporters attend the Foundation's Gala and also
volunteer on hearing missions throughout the year. In the last year
alone, well-known figures like President Bill Clinton, President George
W. Bush, Chelsea Clinton, Barbara Bush, Sir Richard Branson, Garth
Brooks, Larry Fitzgerald, Adrian Peterson, Tony Hawk and many others
have joined the Foundation's hearing missions and helped provide the
gift of hearing to those in need.
For additional information about the 2014 Starkey Hearing Foundation So
the World May Hear Awards Gala, visit http://www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org/galas.
More information about the Foundation's work can be found at Starkey
Hearing Foundation's website,
or on their Facebook
About Starkey Hearing FoundationStarkey 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.
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