Our focus:

the gift of hearing

Giving the gift of hearing. Jacob’s Ride is driven by the passion for helping others hear. Jacob has ridden more than 15,000 miles since 2013 because he knows the difference the cochlear implant has made in his life and does not want to see anyone who needs one to go without.

Through our efforts and the generosity of our supporters, Jacob’s Ride has provided financial assistance for over one dozen cochlear implant recipients in the past five years. Today, we have the ability to implant eight individuals annually with a budget of only $70,000. Be part of someone’s miracle today and choose to give the gift of hearing.

Jacob’s Ride has no employees and is a volunteer-only organization.

 
 
 
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Our Mission

Jacob’s Ride provides financial support to help a select number of patients, that either have no health insurance coverage or otherwise cannot afford the cost of surgery, receive cochlear implants.

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Our Impact

Jacob's Ride was established in 2013 to raise funds and public awareness about the benefits of cochlear implants for the deaf. Jacob Landis, a cochlear implant recipient, has dedicated himself to helping others receive the gift of hearing.

Jacob has ridden his bike over 15,000 miles and the resulting donations have financed over a dozen cochlear implants!

 

15k+

Miles Biked across America

Jacob has ridden his bike over 15,000 miles and the resulting donations have financed over a dozen cochlear implants!

 

47+

baseball games attended

Founded in 2013, Jacob's Ride raises funds and public awareness about the benefits of cochlear implants for the deaf.

 
 

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Thousand individuals Impacted

Jacob has spoken at over 120 public forums addressing more than 10,000 people - each time spreading the word about cochlear implants.

 
 

August 2015

Jacob Landis turned his hearing loss into a mission by riding his bike across the country to visit all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums.

The Annapolis resident used his cross country trek to raise awareness and money for cochlear implants. He said cochlear implants have been underserved as a charitable effort. When he received his in 1999, he was one of the first 5,000 individuals to receive them. Now, there are more than 300,000.

 

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become a sponsor

As a Jacob's Ride Sponsor, you can help make hearing possible for babies who are born deaf, as well as children who become deaf due to illness, injury, or developmental issues. With a cochlear implant, they can obtain their oral skills and be mainstreamed. You can also make it possible for late-deafened adults to remain in the workforce and support themselves and their families. Aside from these rich rewards, Sponsors will also get substantial positive visibility locally and nationally.

 

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Get Involved

Use the links below to get involved with Jacob's Ride. Whether you're looking to donate and support our mission, or whether you're interested in working directly with Jacob to have him speak to your organization or local club about Cochlear Implants, Jacob's Ride is here for everyone in support of hearing.

 

Become a sponsor

Jacob's Ride offers several sponsorship levels. Your sponsorship ensures the success of Jacob's Ride.

Invite Jacob to Speak

When in your city, Jacob is always happy to speak to a variety of organizations about his mission and work.

Make a Donation

All proceeds directly impact Jacob's Ride and our mission to spread awareness for cochlear implants.