Why we walk? Hearing loss is a public health issue in the United States:
- 36 million people have some form of hearing loss
- 22 million have noise-induced hear loss that could be prevented
- More than 59,000 military members have disability status for hearing loss from current wars.
- 30 school-aged children per 1,000 have a hearing loss
Distance: 5K (3.1 miles)
To join Team MassHAFCC: go to HLAA's website (http://www.hearingloss.org/) and follow link to Walk4Hearing. Our team ID is 20490.
Money raised is shared between the national organization and local Walk sites.
We hope you'll join us!