Amazon Canada Partners with Carey and Angela Price to Surprise Quebec’s “Hometown Hero” with Home Renovation
Heather sim is the head volunteer of the Breakfast Club of Canada at his school of LaSalle, Quebec – to recognize his efforts, Amazon Canada gave him a makeover and more surprises from Carey and Angela Price
SEATTLE, July 20, 2021 / CNW / – Not all heroes wear a goalie cape or mask – a heartwarming fact that has become increasingly evident over the past 18 months as the country has seen frontline workers, Doctors, nurses, teachers, volunteers and many more everyday heroes unite to support their communities and beyond. Inspired by them, Amazon Canada teamed up with the Montreal Canadiens goaltender, Carey Award, his wife Angela, and local designer, Camille Charland Perez give back to an extraordinary hero of LaSalle, Quebec. Heather sim, a student instructor, an office clerk and the volunteer chef of the Breakfast Club of Canada (BCC) at Pierre-Rémy Elementary School was delighted when Amazon Canada, the hockey superstar and his wife, as well as the talented local designer, surprised her by revamping her living room, bedroom and studio with products from many local Canadian companies. and recognized brands.
A selfless hero
Sim, who has been involved with BCC while working at Pierre-Rémy for over 20 years, is so happy to help her students every day, but her peers, friends and colleagues recognize that she rarely takes time to it. She works tirelessly, putting the well-being of others before her own and her dedication and passion is evident during each of her regular 12-hour workdays. Even during the pandemic, when more and more students needed nutrition since they could not physically attend the Pierre-Rémy Breakfast Club, she pivoted her program to provide children with the food they needed. need directly at home. Her strength was shown again during her battle with cancer a few years ago, because even when she was ill, she continued to care for students with the support of BCC.
“I am blown away to have been selected for this surprise! As someone who likes things to be simple and really has a minimal sense of design, this is more than I could have wished for,” said said Sim. “I am overwhelmed not only by the makeover, but also by the possibility of virtually meeting my favorite Montreal Canadian, Carey Award. I will remember and cherish this experience every time I look at my newly decorated spaces! “
Celebrate those who help our future
Over the past several months, Amazon Canada has collaborated with pricing and Charland Perez to beautify the three key rooms of Sim’s house. The Awards, who are the parents of three young children, and Amazon Canada, are all close partners of BCC and support the crucial work they do. BCC’s breakfast programs ensure that students across the country have reliable access to nutritious food, to support youth health and foster positive learning atmospheres.
“Heather is a true inspiration – she gives back to her community every day, expecting nothing in return. Along with Amazon Canada, we recognize the hard work and dedication required to support programs like BCC, especially in the circumstances it has faced, “mentioned Carey Award. “We are fortunate to have three healthy children and I feel better knowing that people like Heather are looking after students across the country. This home renovation is a small gesture to their important work. “, said Angele Price.
Led by a local designer Camille Charland Perez, the transformation includes furniture and decorations available on Amazon.ca from local Canadian companies such as Polysleep, Nathan James, SOY & CO. and Little Bot, as well as well-known brands like Samsung, Umbra, and TaoTronics. Heather has also received smart home products that work with Alexa, including the all-new Echo, a Ring Video Doorbell, and Philips Hue smart lights. The Awards also collaborated on the selection of items to celebrate the hometown hero with a personal touch.
To learn more about the full makeover, visit amazon.ca/hometownheroes. Here, you’ll find behind-the-scenes footage of the experience, see Sim’s virtual surprise encounter with the Prizes, and be able to purchase the products featured in the remodeled rooms. Plus, the awards hosted their own showcase showcasing their Amazon must-haves, including small kitchen appliances, games and toys, sporting and outdoor merchandise, items from local Canadian businesses and more on amazon.ca/careyandangela.
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