We’re gearing up for our annual auction on March 5, 2016 and have another exciting event planned. Tony V is back! Once again, Tony has generously agreed to Emcee the Hear See Hope Auction. We are so grateful for the support and humor he has provided us over the past four years. Join us at the Triple Door in Downtown Seattle for this not-to-be-missed comedy auction and help us raise money to find a cure for Usher Syndrome, the leading cause of deaf-blindness in the United States. Register now to ensure your spot…
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.
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…
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…
Join us March 5, 2016 for the next Hear See Hope Auction! More to follow!
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.
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.
This is a story of Lauren and how she helps her friend Conner in the fight against Usher Syndrome.
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…
The McKittrick family has not one, but two children that are affected by Usher syndrome. Watch this touching story of Dalton, the McKittricks youngest son, as he undergoes surgery to have his cochlear implants put in and gets to hear his parents voice for the first time.