• Californians Walked Raising $26,948 and Awareness for Five Million Californians

    by  • November 4, 2015 • Featured

    The Hearing Loss Association of America tenth annual Walk4Hearing in San Diego on Sunday, October 25, 2015, raised $26,948, increasing awareness about hearing loss.

    About 200 walkers from all over California participated in the walk, raising $26,948 for hearing loss support causes and surpassing the walk’s $25,000 goal. The walk was 5 K (3.1 miles). The San Diego walk was one of 23 events taking place across the nation in 2015. In addition to raising awareness, Walk4Hearing raises funds that are used in local communities. Since its inception in 2006, the Walk4Hearing has raised more than $9 million nationwide.

    HLAA, HLAA-CA, and Walk4Hearing would like to thank the following 2015 Walk4Hearing national sponsors for their support of this year’s walks:

    • Tenth Anniversary Sponsor: CapTel Captioned Telephone
    • Presenting Sponsor: MED-EL
    • Platinum Sponsor: hi HealthInnovations
    • Diamond Sponsor: IntriCon
    • Gold Sponsors: Advanced Bionics, Cochlear Americas, Hamilton CapTel, and Regal Entertainment Group

     
    San Diego Walk4Hearing local sponsors included:

    • Sonus Hearing Care Professionals
    • Mesa Chiropractic
    • Barry Reder, D.D.S.

     
    The top teams were:

    • San Diego Local Sponsors $5,200
    • Team Carleigh $3,115
    • Sonus Hearing Care Professionals $3,030
    • Cheering for Hearing
    • Cheering for Hearing – Emeline, Jack, & Quinn $2,875
    • D/HH Family Camp $2,345
    • Amir’s Mouseketeers $1,695
    • Caley’s Sparkly Warriors $1,200
    • Team San Diego $935
    • Team Viviann $720
    • Carlsbad Ohana $558
    • Team Tadpole $345
    • Team Whitman $205
    • Acoustic Neuroma San Diego $200
    • Team Rogers $180
    • Team Rickert $150
    • Team Aliyah $130

     
    The top walkers were:

    • San Diego Local Sponsors $5,200
    • Lynne Kinsey $2,830
    • Carleigh Lyon $1,585
    • Melanie Doyle $1,135
    • Emeline Guardenier $935
    • Jessica Farooqi $900
    • Jack Almond $795
    • Quinn Cannon $705
    • Corinne Brown $650
    • Providence Alvira $575
    • Mila Kaskovich $558
    • Syndi Lyon $545
    • Caley Cooper $525
    • Nasir Farooqi $500
    • Destinee Anglo $405
    • Desiree Vasquez $390
    • Charity Herrera $380
    • Dennis Doyle $360
    • Elaine Anderson $345
    • Christie Tafoki $300

     
    The Hearing Loss Association of America, California State Association (HLAA-CA) participated. HLAA-CA secretary and board of trustees member, Lynne Kinsey joined the San Diego walk, raising $2,830.