Can near-new hearing aids be donated and tax deduction taken?

Seldom worn, have had them for three years.  need new, stronger aids but don't want these to go to waste.  Can they be donated as a tax deduction once new ones are purchased?
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    You can donate used hearing aids, you would have to donate them to a qualified organizations in order to claim the deduction & since Charitable donations are an Itemized deduction they would benefit you on your tax return if your Itemized Deductions are higher than your Standard deduction.  You can call around to see who in your area would accept used hearing aids as a donation.  See the following for more information on charitable organizations

    http://www.irs.gov/publications/p526/ar02.html#en_US_2011_publink1000229643

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