As the leaves turn golden and the festive spirit begins to light up Utah, a special kind of excitement bubbles at the Utah Ear Institute.
It’s time for the annual Hear for the Holidays giveaway, a tradition that embodies the heart of our community-centered mission.
The Gift of Connection
This holiday season, we’re not just wrapping presents; we’re offering the invaluable gift of connection. With recent statistics indicating that 1 in 8 people experience a hearing loss, it’s likely that someone at your holiday table might be quietly struggling to join in the laughter and stories that make these moments so precious.
Understanding that hearing connects us to our world and loved ones, Hear for the Holidays is more than a giveaway; it’s a chance to enrich lives. It’s about acknowledging those who have consistently put others first, those who may have postponed their own care, and those who hope for a little holiday magic.
Why We Do It
At the Utah Ear Institute, our dedication to enhancing hearing health is deeply rooted in our ethos. We strive to serve our community, not just as professionals but as neighbors who care.
This giveaway reflects our commitment to empowering individuals by improving their hearing, thereby transforming their quality of life.
Celebrating Past Winners
In the spirit of last year’s holiday season, the Utah Ear Institute was honored to award Mary Martinez with the Hear for the Holidays gift of ReSound OMNIA hearing aids.
Known for her selfless role as a foster mother, Mary’s commitment to nurturing at-risk children made her an outstanding candidate amid a sea of deserving nominations. Her family’s touching testimonials highlighted the impact of her moderately severe hearing loss on both her social interactions and emotional well-being.
The reveal was a moment of true celebration, as Mary visited our office under the guise of being a finalist, only to discover she was the chosen winner. This gift was a significant turning point for Mary, who had been so dedicated to others while facing her own challenges.
Now, with the support of our team and the advanced technology of her new hearing aids, Mary is set to experience the sounds of life with renewed clarity.
As we look forward to another year of changing lives, we invite you to join us in our mission to uplift those facing the challenges of hearing loss.
Nominate a Deserving Someone
Do you know someone who embodies the spirit of giving? Someone who has made sacrifices for others, or perhaps someone who brings joy to your community?
This is your opportunity to give back to them. By nominating them for the Hear for the Holidays giveaway, you could be instrumental in changing their life.
When nominating, it’s crucial to share their story in detail. Tell us about the moments they’ve missed, the contributions they’ve made, and why they deserve to be surrounded by the sounds of this season’s joy. Your words will paint the picture of their need and their deserving nature.
How to Nominate
Nominating your loved one couldn’t be more simple:
- Visit our nomination page.
- Fill out the form with as much detail as possible, sharing why your nominee should be the one to receive this life-changing gift.
- Submit your nomination and keep your fingers crossed!
We’ll be accepting nominations until November 30, 2023, with the winner announced shortly thereafter.
The winner will be welcomed into our family at Utah Ear Institute for a comprehensive hearing assessment and fitted with a pair of premium prescription hearing aids.
A Season to Hear and Be Heard
Imagine a holiday season where every laugh is shared, every story is cherished, and no one is left out.
That’s the vision Hear for the Holidays aims to turn into a reality.
So, let’s come together to give the gift of hearing and make this holiday season the most memorable one yet.
Good luck, and may your holidays be filled with the warmth of good company and the joy of giving!