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Hear and Say Virtual Crowdfunding

We are thrilled to invite you to an electric evening of innovation, powerful storytelling and a live crowdfunding experience like no other! Hear from three passionate Hear and Say pitch presenters who are helping change the lives of children with hearing loss, followed by an exciting and highly entertaining pledging session. Every donation, big or small, makes a true difference.

In keeping with current times, Thursday, 19 November 2020 will see our very first virtual crowdfunding evening, in what promises to be a powerful 90 minutes of unforgettable storytelling and high-energy crowdfunding. Led for the second time by our Master of Ceremonies, ABC presenter James Valentine, this event is being held in collaboration with The Funding Network.


When: Thursday, 19 November 2020

Time: 5.30pm – 7.00pm AEST

Where: Online via Crowdcast (more details to come closer to the event)


If you have any questions or would like to know more about the event please email

Hear and Say Presenters



Elise Harvey: Telepractice for regional, rural and remote families

Hear from Elise as she shares how telepractice is enabling more equitable access of specialist support to families in real need around Queensland and beyond, via video conference link-ups, camps and outreach visits.

Jessica Balfour-Ogilvy: Hear us RAW – Resilience and Wellbeing

Jessica will share how critical RAW programs are in empowering children and young people with hearing loss to foster both short- and long-term positive experiences in their communities and schools.

Jacquie Monaghan: Hear to Learn – School Hearing Screening program

Learn from Jacquie how Hear and Say is supporting the one in five prep-aged children who are potentially not hearing optimally in the classroom on any one day, and how hearing is vital to a child’s learning journey in the school environment.


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