Margaret Evans has been the Executive Director of Rotary Hospice House since 2007. Her work with Rotary Hospice House, operated by the Salvation Army, continues a family tradition of service.
Born in Santiago, Chile, to Salvation Army parents, Margaret moved to Vancouver when she was seven years old and grew up in several places across Canada. She currently lives in Vancouver with her husband, George. Together they have three grown children and six beautiful grandchildren.
“I find that it is a privilege to meet so many wonderful, courageous people who come through our doors,” says Margaret. “I learn so much from their stories and from their lives.”
Rotary Hospice House is located at 6460 No. 4 Road. It is a community-based hospice created by the Rotary Club of Richmond and The Salvation Army, which is based on a shared vision of the need for and value of hospice care.
If you are interested in learning more, please phone Ana at 604-207-1212 or go to www.sarotaryhospice.ca.
Rotary Hospice House is part of the Integrated Care Program with Richmond Health Services. Their ten-bed facility provides end of life care for residents with a life expectancy of three months or less. Since starting up in February 2006, more than 273 residents and their families have been served.
Funded through Vancouver Coastal Health and The Salvation Army, Rotary Hospice is a non-profit organization which welcomes donations to enhance the services they provide.
Donations can be directed to Rotary Hospice House at 6460 No. 4 Road, Richmond, V6Y 2S9. Credit card donations can be made at www.SalvationArmy.ca or 1-800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769).
As well as donations, volunteers are always welcome. “Volunteers add additional support to our residents,” says Margaret.
If interested in volunteering, please contact Jennifer Dufour at 604-207-1212.
130-8040 Garden City Rd.
Richmond, BC, V6Y 2N9
Tel: (604) 775-0891
Fax: (604) 775-0999