Jacob's Ride for Hearing
Meet & Greet Family PicnicHear Jacob’s inspirational story about his cochlear implant (CI).
Learn about the life-changing difference a CI makes for a child with hearing loss and the challenges recipients encounter. Meet Rick & Alicia’s daughter Sara and other children who have CI in our area.
Hot dogs & light refreshments will be provided!
Jacob Landis was born with normal hearing but slowly went deaf between the ages of two and ten. In 1999, Jacob received a cochlear implant and rejoined the hearing world. Since 2013, Jacob has ridden his bicycle across the country three times, totaling nearly 20,000 miles to raiseawareness and money for cochlear implants. So far, Jacob’s Ride has helped finance fourteen cochlear implant surgeries.