The Lions Club members along with VCDS drivers in the Vancouver West zone were invited to tour the Easter Seals House in Vancouver on Oak Street. VCDS dispatcher and Lions Club member, Steve Scott along with driver Way Tsang are shown with VCDS President Bob Smith, Lisa Beck – Easter Seals President/CEO and Mike Leland – Vice President/Engagement & Philanthropy and Fred Lackmance – Zone Chairman 19 A- 7, Vancouver Burrard Lions.
The Easter Seals House provides subsidized hotel-style accommodation to out-of-town patients who require medical treatment in Vancouver. Patients undergoing cancer treatment receive complimentary transportation from VCDS to hospitals and treatment centres located near by.
The tour was informative and provided insight on how patients and families receive thoughtful accommodation during a difficult phase of their lives.
To learn more go visit their website at https://www.eastersealsbcy.ca/easter-seals-house/.