The Nebraska Hearing Society encourages you to donate your used hearing aids. We have listed below a few of the many options available through organizations.
Many hearing instrument dispensers will accept used hearing aids and donate them to the organization of your choice.
Sertoma Club for Nebraska
Donate used aids to:
P.O. Box 830731
Lincoln, NE 68583-0731
If your objective is to help someone in the United States, you can donate your used hearing aid to Hear Now in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, which is part of the Starkey Hearing Foundation. Hear Now takes the donated hearing aids and has them repaired, then resells them. That revenue is used to buy newer hearing aids for people who can not afford them. The Hear Now address is:
6700 Washington Avenue South
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Knights of Columbus
The Knights of Columbus also collect used hearing aids.
The Lions Clubs nationally have collection boxes in places such as libraries, opticians' offices, and banks. The collected hearing aids are refurbished (repaired) and provided to persons in need.
The Rotary International Foundation has a program, Help the Children Hear, which often works with the Starkey Foundation to provide used hearing aids to recipients in countries such as the Philippines, Argentina, and Honduras. The program collects used hearing aids and also buys refurbished hearing aids from the Starkey Foundation: Help the Children Hear
PO Box 98
Caldwell, NJ 07006
Help the Aged
Help the Aged is a London-based organization that helps recipients in India through their partner organization, HelpAge India. The program can be contacted at: HearingAid Appeal Help the Aged
London EC1B 1PS
Liga International (The Flying Doctors of Mercy) accepts used hearing aids in any condition and provides hearing aids to children and others in Mexico.
1464 N. Fitzgerald Hangar 2
Rialto, CA 92376
Worldwide Hearing accepts used hearing aids and sends them to countries in Central and South America such as Mexico. Their address is
P.O. Box 400937
North Cambridge, MA 02140