Partners Matter

Finding the right organizations with which to partner is crucial in any support service setting, and even more so in the pediatric world. FHSR has always placed the highest priority on its strategic partnerships, from Michael Reese Hospital to Northwestern University, and the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago to the Chicago Hearing Society. For almost sixty years, the Foundation has sought out leading organizations on the forefront of addressing issues surrounding hearing loss. We continue to vet potential partners to help us support our mission and vision creating life changing social service programs and community outreach.

To this, we are always seeking partners to help us expand our reach and increase our services while maintaining the highest caliber of programming. Organizations looking to fund in the areas of pediatric hearing loss support need look no further than FHSR. By creating a strategic partnership with FHSR other hospitals, private foundations, corporations, and nonprofit organizations can affect meaningful change in deaf/ hard of hearing children’s lives.

Programs currently under consideration for expansion include the Hart Family Cochlear Implant Education Coordinator, the READ Literacy program and free family events for this unique community.

In 2018 FHSR is proud to announce our partnership with The Merit School of Music and The Old Town School of Music to create the Music To My Ears Scholarship Fund commemorating the Foundation’s 60th Anniversary.

Programs Available –

  • Chicago Hearing Society / CHOICES
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Top Ranked Surgeon, Dr. Young
  • HART Family Cochlear Implant Education Coordinator
  • Social Workers
  • Hearing Aid Technician

All interested organizations should contact

Kristen Van Dyke, Executive Director

[email protected]

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Upcoming events

Rock the Town for Hearing

Saturday April 6, 2019 6:30 pm - Old Town School of Folk Music 4544 N Lincoln Ave • Chicago, Il 60625

Join FHSR as Rock the Town to raise money for early childhood Music Scholarships for deaf and hard of hearing children

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Cheers for Ears – A Hearing Hoedown

Sunday April 7, 2019 11:00 am - Columbia College Stage 2 600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, Il 60605

Join the FHSR and the FHSR Associate Board at the 8th annual
Cheers for Ears : A Country & Western Jamboree – Our free family concert!
Grab your cowboy boots and be ready for some country western fun!

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In the news

An Interview with Jen Haney, Family Education Liaison

FHSR interviewed Jen about her role as a Family Education Liaison and tips for parents about navigating accommodations and special education plans. She is the Hart Family Education Liaison for the Cochlear Implant Program at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She is a licensed teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing, and a credentialed Early Invention evaluator and provider.

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Rock the Town for Hearing with FHSR

Join us as we Rock the Town for Hearing on April 6 with a concert featuring singer-songwriter Marshall Crenshaw, backed by roots rockers The Bottle Rockets. A portion of the ticket sales and all donations from this event will go towards funding the FHSR Music to My Ears Scholarship Fund.

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Bowling for Friends – A Big Hit!

A big thank you to everybody who made Bowling with Friends 2019 a great success! The FHSR Associate Board was so happy to see so many children come out and bowl with new and old friends.

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FHSR Short Historical Documentary

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Miguel’s Story with FHSR and Cheers for Ears!

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