Mike and Sharon Hunter’s Legacy

Mike and Sharon Hunter’s commitment to Listen and Talk’s vision that no child is limited by hearing loss plays a foundational role in the lives of the families we serve. In their honor, we are proud to present the Mike and Sharon Hunter Life without Limits Award.

Mike and Sharon Hunter at Listen and Talk's Annual Auction.
Life without Limits Award

Life without Limits Award

The Mike and Sharon Hunter Life without Limits Award acknowledges a Listen and Talk alumnus that exemplifies the organization’s vision that no child is limited by hearing loss. The recognition celebrates the honoree’s self-advocacy, growth, and achievement. Award recipients serve as an example for others who are deaf and hard of hearing, showing what can be accomplished with determination and a visionary spirit. The honoree enriches their own communities  and inspires those around them to reach their full potential.

Annual Life Without Limits Award recipients will be recognized at our Annual Starlight Benefit Gala on March 25, 2023.

Award Criteria

  • Nominee is a high school graduate or older.
  • Nominee is a Listen and Talk alumnus who is deaf or hard of hearing.
  • Nominee communicates and engages in the community through listening and spoken language.


  • Application deadline is February 16, 2023.
  • Award Recipient will be notified on March 1.

Nomination Process

  • The LWL Nomination Form is accessed and submitted electronically. 
  • The selection committee reviews nominations.
Life without Limits Award recipient will be announced at the annual Starlight Benefit Gala.