2016 Annual Hear See Hope Auction

November 30th, 2015   Add Comment

Thanks for attending our annual auction on Saturday, March 5, 2016 to help us raise money to find a cure for Usher Syndrome, the leading cause of deaf-blindness in the United States.  Once again, Tony V was an amazing Emcee! We are so grateful for the support and humor he has provided us over the past four years. The auction was held at the  Triple Door in Downtown Seattle! Couldn’t attend but still want to donate to our cause? Click here to donate. Thank You for Attending! This event was held October 1, 2015. Renown…
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October 8th, 2015   Add Comment

Thank You for Attending! This event was held October 1, 2015. Renown Seattle Chef Tom Douglas headlined this Sensational Dining in the Dark experience, designed to help raise awareness about Usher Syndrome, the leading cause of deaf-blindness. Many thanks to those who attended and helped make it such a memorable evening. More info to follow! Couldn’t attend and want to donate? Click here.

UW Medicine Eye Institute and the Hear See Hope Foundation

August 3rd, 2015   Add Comment

Restoring Vision Loss Caused by Usher Syndrome It is estimated that between 30,000 and 50,000 people in the United States suffer from Usher syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes deafness and blindness. Children with Usher syndrome are born with, or may develop, hearing loss. Then, as these children get older, they develop night blindness and their visual field narrows, creating “tunnel vision.” There are currently no treatments for Usher syndrome, but stem cell therapy holds great promise for restoring sight and benefiting patients worldwide. The…
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Walking the Camino de Santiago

May 12th, 2015   1 comment »

Help Maggie and Peter Devlin Walk the Camino de Santiago for Usher Syndrome Research Walking on the Camino de Santiago is a spiritual journey.  But for my wife and I, our pilgrimage will have the added dimension of Walking for a Cure. We will be walking for a cure to Usher Syndrome. Every step we take on this journey will help us march forward toward a cure of the most common cause of deaf/blindness!  On June 8, Maggie and I will trek across parts of…
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Save the Date for the 2016 Comedy Auction

March 9th, 2015   Add Comment

Join us March 5, 2016 for the next Hear See Hope Auction! More to follow!

Conner McKittrick HearSeeHope 2015 Auction Speech

February 19th, 2015   Add Comment
Conner McKittrick HearSeeHope 2015 Auction Speech

Conner McKittrick, a 15 year old with Usher syndrome, speaks before Fund-A-Grant at our 2015 Hear See Hope auction for Usher syndrome research.

2015 Hear See Hope Fund A Grant Video

February 19th, 2015   Add Comment
Fund a Grant 2015

Hear See Hope’s video shown at the 2015 auction before fund-a-grant. It highlights all the amazing research being done at UW Medicine’s Eye Institute.

Learning to Live with Usher Syndrome

March 4th, 2014   Add Comment

Connor and Dalton McKittrick are two brothers who are helping each other and learning to live with Usher syndrome.

Lauren’s Quest

March 1st, 2013   Add Comment
Lauren's Quest

This is a story of Lauren and how she helps her friend Conner in the fight against Usher Syndrome.

Canadian Speed Skater Kevin Frost

August 13th, 2012   Add Comment

At Hear See Hope, we love to see extraordinary stories about those living with Usher’s syndrome. Meet Canadian speed skater Kevin Frost, who is one of those stories! Kevin has Olympic ambitions and there are only two things in his way — Usher Syndrome and the International Paralympic Committee’s failure to recognize deaf-blind speed skating as a sport. Kevin’s passion for the speed skating and his drive to succeed have rallied his community around him in support of his bid to get deaf-blind speed skating…
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