Beltone New England is holding its sixth annual Better Hearing Give-Away, in which one person will receive a free pair of top-of-the-line hearing aids. The Give-Away is a contest in which entrants submit their story or the story of a loved one who is deserving of hearing aids but cannot afford them. The winner will receive a complete audiometric hearing evaluation to determine the optimal hearing aid solution, and all service and adjustments of the hearing aids will be provided free of charge for the life of the hearing aids.

Entrants may submit their story, of no less than 200 words, through Friday, December 6. To submit, go to; e-mail story to; or mail story to Beltone New England, 931 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 2001, Warwick, RI 02886, Attn: Better Hearing Giveaway. The winner will be selected on December 13, and will receive the hearing aids between December 16 and January 15.