Two cochlear implant recipients chatting baseball.
Two cochlear implant recipients getting to chat at the Frederick Keys minor league game.
Riding the Stadium at the 3rd stop on the MD Minor League.
Another day on the road ending at the Aberdeen Ironbirds, the third stop on the MD Minor League Ride, and another chance to raise awareness and funds for those needing a cochlear implant.
Riding to all MD AA basegames for those needing a cochlear implant
The MD AA Minor League Ride was another great chance to pass the word on to others about the Ride, and the reason to help others receive the cochlear implant. Each long day on the bike ended at a game full of support.
Jacob gets to speak at the Secondary Hearing Impaired Program Midland Park High School.
Getting to meet and talk at schools is one of Jacob's favorite pastimes when not riding the bike! Sharing the story of the Ride and spreading awareness is just another purpose of Jacob's Ride.
The front wheel made it to the Atlantic Ocean
The 2015 Coast to Coast Ride is finished! 3,844 miles, over 18 events and appearances, hundreds of people met, 10 chase vehicle drivers, 9 flat bike tires, in a total of 55 days. All to spread the awareness of and raise funds for cochlear implants!
The Gift of Hearing.  Help others receive it.
Jacob received his cochlear implant when he was 10. Each year 12,000 children are born in the U.S. with hearing loss. Make your donation today to help others receive the gift of hearing.
Media coverage of Jacob's Ride
Raising awareness through the media about cochlear implants is just another part of Jacob's Ride.
Jacob reads to CI children
Spending time with children benefiting from their cochlear implant, and raising awareness about the gift of hearing is a great way to spend the day when not on the bike!
Jacob meets the first CI recipient from 2013 Ride donations
Getting to meet the first child who received a cochlear implant from Jacob's Ride. Priceless!!! Thanks go out to all of you who support the Ride for making this possible!

Why ride?

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.

Thanks to all for supporting the Coast-to-Coast 2015 Ride and Home Run for Hearing II!

Remember that your donations give this cause meaning. Throughout the Coast-to-Coast Ride and Home Run for Hearing II, Jacob remained on schedule and also made several stops to spread the word about cochlear implants, meeting with people who are using them or hope to be using them someday. Now Jacob would like nothing more than to see donations pouring in--let's make it happen! Every dollar you give goes toward the gift of hearing for someone who cannot hear. Give what you can, as much as you can, but GIVE!

The 2015 Rides

May 26th-July 19th

"Jacob's Ride - Riding for the Gift of Hearing"

Coast to Coast, 3,800 miles in 54 days

Mission accomplished! Well done, Jacob, and thanks to all who helped make this a success: the chase van drivers, those who hosted Jacob for the night, those who bought tickets to the games, and all who supported in any way. You kept Jacob and the Ride going strong!

August 1st-5th

"Homerun for Hearing II"

4 Maryland Ball Parks, 287 miles in 5 Days

The second Ride was a quick, short and fun event, with Jacob riding to all four of the minor league teams in Maryland. It was not only fun but a special privilege to meet the supporters of the Ride, especially those who are CI users or hope to be. The Ride is all about YOU!

The reason Jacob Rides!