Our Story

Untreated hearing loss has a devastating impact on individuals, families, and communities. HearCare Audiology Center is partnering with Hearing the Call to bring a reduced cost/sliding scale fee hearing clinic to Sarasota, Florida. Based on national averages, 6,564 children in Sarasota County under age 18 are living with hearing loss.

Our Mission

Hearing The Call Sarasota builds the self-worth of individuals by restoring their hearing potential and by providing them opportunities to engage with their communities through service to others.

Our Vision

Our vision is that no one misses out on participating fully in life because of hearing loss.

Our Promise

Provide hearing testing and the fit and maintenance of hearing aids to low-income individuals and under-served families in Southwestern Florida.

The Need

Approximately 48,975 adults in Sarasota County are living with hearing loss and 5,975 of those are living in poverty. We believe no one should miss out on participating fully in life because of hearing loss. Untreated hearing loss has a devastating impact on individuals, families, and communities. Sadly, even Medicare does not cover any of the costs of treating hearing loss, nor do many health insurance plans. Hearing the Call is a nonprofit campaign bringing hope and healing to the hearing-impaired.

Our Services

  • Reduced Fee, Sliding Scale Hearing Clinic for families with incomes up to 250% Federal Poverty Level
  • Hearing Aid Donation Program collects used hearing aids for use in clinic, repair or credit
  • Loaner Hearing Aid Program for Cancer and Hospice patients
  • Annual International Hearing Mission

Our Give Back Model

Hearing The Call Sarasota seeks to alleviate the financial burden of audiology care while empowering individuals to make an investment in their own healthcare.  Fees for services are based on a sliding scale according to family size and income. We use this sliding scale so that hearing aids are affordable for patients, while also requiring them to make a personal investment in their own healthcare. In addition to our nominal fees, we require our patients to complete a set number of volunteer service hours at a not-for-profit agency within our community to earn “sweat equity” for their hearing aids. We call this our Circle of Giving model. Because we rely on the community’s support to operate our program, our patients give back to the community that has made it possible for them to receive care.

Donate

Thank you for your interest in the Hearing the Call campaign in partnership with HearCare. Your donation for this project will be used specifically to help promote hearing healthcare to qualified individuals in the our area.

Each donation, no matter the size, will help to get us one step closer to providing access to quality and affordable hearing healthcare to those who would otherwise go without.

Thank you for your generous partnership!

Donation Form

IMPORTANT: Please note that your donation will go to Hearing the Call for HearCare Connection, Sarasota, FL.

Contact Us

2800 Hillview Street
Sarasota, FL 34239