It’s a double anniversary for Easter Seals House.
We’re turning 35 and 65!
This year marks the 65th anniversary of Easter Seals House, and also the 35th anniversary at our current location on Oak Street in Vancouver.
When the Lions Clubs formed Easter Seals and the BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities, they recognized the need for people to have access to affordable accommodation when they traveled to Vancouver to seek medical attention for their children. They also saw the need to offer accommodation to indigenous folks who needed to travel to Vancouver for medical attention.
Funds were raised and in 1955 the first Easter Seals House was built. We’ve now grown to 49 suites and host over 32,000 room nights each year.
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