Second Annual Silence Was Stolen Tinnitus Awareness Fundraiser and Walk

Join the Family and Friends of Michael Haar for this event on September 23, 2018.

To make a donation to this event, please click here and use the green "tickets" button on the right hand side of the page.

Michael Haar was a musician and motorcycle enthusiast who had tinnitus for 25 years. By the age of 50, his tinnitus had become unbearable resulting in Michael taking his own life.

Last September, as a tribute to Michael’s life, his family organized the first annual walk and fundraiser in his memory. The “Silence was Stolen: Tinnitus Awareness Fundraiser,” successfully raised almost $6,000 to support ATA's mission and programs aimed at finding tinnitus cures. 

This year, Michael's family and friends are holding this  event on Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. We invite you, if you are local to the tri-state area, to participate in the walk and suppoting activities to help raise awareness. 

Please note - YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PHYSICALLY ATTEND THE EVENT TO SUPPORT THIS EVENT. By making a donation to this event you will be "walking" in solidarity with Michael's friends, family and all the supporters on the group in NY on the morning of September 23. 

All donations to this event support the American Tinnitus Association's mission and core purpose which focuses on promoting relief, helping to prevent and curing tinnitus.

To read about all the activities that will coincide with this event, including educational talks about reducing stress and anxiety from Dr. Neeraj Kaushik, and remarks from Anthony Mennella and Lisa Kennedy, the co-organizers of the Long Island Tinnitus Support group, visit the event's website.

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