144 Partners and Suppliers participated in the second edition of the Hamster's Golf Classic Tournament
MONTRÉAL, July 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The second annual Hamster's Golf Classic Tournament took place on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the Club de Golf de la Vallée du Richelieu. Denis Mathieu, President and CEO of Novexco, "Maman Dion", Thérèse Tanguay Dion, Nicolas St‑Pierre, Executive Director of the Mira Foundation and 144 Partners and Suppliers proudly celebrated the $ 102,000 raised during this special event. This final amount will be shared equally between both maman Dion and Mira foundations.
"We are delighted to see so many members of our network enthusiastically involved in the event for these two causes, said Denis Mathieu. This tournament main objective is to provide a financial support to two foundations that are particularly important to us."
Playing is giving
The activity was held in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere where cheerfulness was in the air. The participants were able to enjoy a day of sharing and generosity, to help those in need.
"This golf tournament was beyond successful! The generosity and loyalty shown by the participants give us the courage and the means to keep persevering for the success of our cause. From the bottom of my heart, a big thank you, and maman embraces you", commented Claudette Dion, Executive Director of the Fondation maman Dion.
"The Hamster team and its generous suppliers and partners believe in our cause and know how important the Mira dogs are in changing the lives of the people they accompany. We are very grateful for their commitment", said Nicolas St-Pierre.
The tournament was made possible thanks to the dedication and participation of many providers, including Newell Brands, the event's main sponsor.
Hamster is a brand of Novexco, the largest Canadian-owned distributor of office products and services in Canada. Hamster's network includes 5 distribution centres located in Calgary AB, Markham ON, Laval QC, Montreal QC, and Halifax NS. Hamster accounts for more than 3,000 employees and the head office is located in Laval, Quebec. Novexco is a Gold Standard winner of the "Canada's Best Managed Companies".
About maman Dion Foundation
Hamster is a proud partner of the maman Dion Foundation whose mission is to support the education of children coming from disadvantaged backgrounds, by providing them with school furniture, glasses and clothing. Hamster has been collaborating with maman Dion for twelve years.
About Mira Foundation
Hamster is also collaborating with the Mira Foundation, through their cartridge recycling program. Mira Foundation's mission is to offer free of charge guide and service dogs to people living with visual impairments and physical disabilities and to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).