Out & About Lottery – Easter Seals Nova Scotia
Congratulations to Cindy Ettinger our Grand Prize Winner
50 / 50 winning ticket number is 09177
Congratulations to Peter Coade on winning our Last Early Bird Prize, a Trip for 2 to Cayo Santa Maria courtesy of Transat Holidays!
Congratulations to the first Early Bird Out & About Lottery Draw Winners Jim & Nancy Stevenson! The Winning ticket was #508, and the first Early bird prize of a 7 day all inclusive trip to the Dominican Republic!
Out & About Lottery raises funds for Easter Seals Nova Scotia’s programs providing job skills training, accessible sports & summer camps and mobility devices for children, youth and adults living with a physical disability accross Nova Scotia.
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HELP NOVA SCOTIAN FAMILIES
Did You Know
- Last year more than 4,500 families in NS received support from Easter Seals Nova Scotia.
- Easter Seals Nova Scotia’s Recreation Programs including our accessible Camp Tidnish and TakePART’s day camps cared for over 1,050 campers.
- Last year Easter Seals assisted over almost 400 people with wheelchairs and other medical equipment needed to improve their health and safety.
- If you make over $25,000 per year or if you are over the age of 65 you are not eligible for Government funding and would have to pay full price – an average wheelchair runs about $5700.00!
- If families have a combined income of over $40,000 they are solely responsible to purchase equipment for their children with no government funding available to assist.
THE NUMBERS ADD UP…
You’ll be helping improve the lives more families than ever…
The expense of a wheelchair can stress a family’s finances when considering all the costs of raising a child with a physical disability… but to the child and the parents, it is priceless… because it provides the child with independence, allowing the integration of play activities with friends, which results in confidence building and self-reliance.
The wheelchair enables the child to push themselves around on their own. For hills, steep ramps and curbs, or when assistance is need, there is a push bar on the back of the wheelchair for someone to provide additional support to assist with propelling the wheelchair.
This wheelchair increases the individual’s independence, as well as contributing to their mental well-being. A wheelchair can provide the freedom to access local places in their community such as a grocery store, a doctor’s office, an educational and/or employment site, a social setting such as a friend or family member’s home or coffee shop.
The individual using this power wheelchair could have a medical conditions that inhibits the person’s ability to push the wheelchair manually. Such conditions could be a result of Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, Polio, Spinal Injury, Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy, Leg Amputation, Obesity, heart conditions such as Stroke, Brain Injury, Developmental Delay and Degenerative Bone Disease.
Easter Seals relies on community support to provide programs and equipment to Nova Scotians with physical disabilities through donations and fundraising events. Many working families don’t have the finances required to provide necessary equipment for their family and that is where your help is required. Easter Seals Nova Scotia uses funds raised to meet the needs of families living with a disability across our province and %100 of revenues raised stay in NS to meet the needs of our Communities!
THE POWER OF ABILITY
Life for a person living with disabilities can be challenging. Not because of the disability but because of the societal barriers and limitations put on people with disabilities.
Easter Seals Nova Scotia is dedicated to empowering and enabling Nova Scotians with physical disabilities. Funds raised by the lottery will go towards programs helping families and individuals living with disabilities reach their goals and aspirations.