American Girl and Hearing Loss Association of America Team Up to Raise Awareness of Hearing Loss
American Girl has donated $25,000 to support HLAA’s educational programs–and this partnership was inspired by new Girl of the Year Joss Kendrick.
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HLAA’s Walk4Hearing is in its 15th year. Walks bring families in 20 cities together to encourage hearing health and hearing protection, and American Girl’s support will shine a light on these efforts–donations will fund educational initiatives that inform families about essential resources and technologies that help people with hearing loss live life to the fullest.
There are more than 48 million Americans living with hearing loss. For more information on HLAA’s educational programs and what American Girl is doing to help, or to learn more about Joss and other Girls of the Year, visit each organization’s website.
Main Image: Barbara Kelley, HLAA Executive Director, with Ebony Anderson, store manager at the American Girl store in Tysons Corner, VA, during the launch of the 2020 Girl of the Year doll, Joss Kendrick. Courtesy Hearing Loss Association of America