She deserves a sound start.
About the Foundation
The Sound Start Foundation supports educational and therapeutic programs to help babies and toddlers with hearing loss, and their families, lead full and successful lives.
Sound Start Foundation supports the Sound Start Babies Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, which provides life-changing early intervention, family-support and nursery programs to children with hearing loss throughout New Jersey. The Sound Start Babies Program has helped thousands of babies with hearing loss learn to listen, speak, communicate and achieve their full potential.
The Sound Start Babies Program relies on support from Sound Start Foundation so babies who are deaf or hard of hearing can receive the help they need immediately, regardless of their financial status or funding from the State. Each year, the Foundation provides up to 60% of the funding needed to run The Sound Start Babies Program.
The Foundation’s Impact
Our Team and Trustees
The Foundation’s staff and Board of Trustees are a group of passionate, hard-working professionals who have made a commitment to help children with hearing loss lead limitless lives. Our Board of Trustees is comprised of business and community leaders, educators, parents of Program alumni and pediatric hearing loss professionals.
How you can help
Your donation helps us continue to serve babies and toddlers with hearing loss throughout New Jersey. With your help, our babies can be whoever they dream to be.
Join our village of volunteers and help us create a limitless future for the babies and toddlers we serve.
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Helps sustain the daily operations of the Foundation and enables us to support and enhance the Sound Start Babies Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children.
Sound Start Benefit
Thank you to everyone that donated, attended and supported our 2021 Sound Start Benefit! The evening was a tremendous success because of your generosity!
Sound Start Foundation Appoints New Executive Director
Sound Start Foundation's Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Sara Huisking as Executive Director. Sara brings tremendous experience in fundraising and non-profit organizations, having recently served as the Vice President of Development for Children’s Aid and…
What Our Supporters are Saying
“Sound Start helped me realized that just because they’re hearing impaired doesn’t mean they can’t prosper and succeed like every other child.”
Sound Start Babies Parent
“The Sound Start Babies Program is literally life changing. It is because of the generosity of Sound Start Foundation that this program can help so many families. I will always be grateful to the foundation and the program for what they have given to Elaina, my daughter, and to our family.”
“The Sound Start Foundation supplies critical funds to support the team in providing the comprehensive care we know as professionals in this field is vital for the success of children with hearing loss. Whether it’s traveling a great distance, attending a transition meeting, or providing resources outside of scheduled sessions, the Sound Start Babies team goes above and beyond with the help of the Foundation.”
Sound Start Babies Teacher