Visit Hilton Québec’s Life-Size Gingerbread House to Raise Funds for Children in Need
QUÉBEC CITY, Canada - The Pignon Bleu and Hilton Québec today debuted the first edition of the "Life-Size Gingerbread House," which will be featured in the lobby of the hotel during the holidays. This festive creation will raise funds for The Pignon Bleu, a leader in the fight against poverty in the Québec City region.
Now through January 6, 2019, this fourteen-foot-tall gingerbread house designed by Pastry Master Jean-Luc Piquemal will welcome hundreds of travelers staying at the Hilton Québec and many citizens of the greater Québec City area. Guests and locals are invited to make a donation to be entered to win a two-night hotel stay. All funds raised will be donated to Le Pignon Bleu to support the extraordinary work of this organization, which offers a multitude of services to children, families and unemployed people in the city.
"We are very pleased with this original Hilton Québec initiative," says Roseline Roussel, Executive Director of the Pignon Bleu. "This fun, festive gingerbread house will surely please the hotel's guests, employees and the people of Québec City. We thank the Hilton team who are working hard to help us raise money to support our food safety mission, publicize our actions and build our reputation. We are fortunate to have many generous partners."
"Hilton is not just a hotel brand. Supporting the community and environment are living values in the company. That's why Hilton Québec chose to support Le Pignon Bleu in 2017 and, since then, we have been looking for an original and different way of promoting the organization,” said Alain Leblanc, Director of Operations at Hilton Québec. "What better way than a life-sized gingerbread house in the hotel lobby during one of the busiest times of the year in Québec City! We hope that those young and old will come out in great numbers to come and admire this first edition of the house and make a donation to this organization that makes a difference in our community."
About Hilton Québec
Hilton Québec is a 4-star hotel located close to Old Québec, tourist attractions and the Québec City Convention Center. With 571 rooms offering spectacular views of the city, friendly service, a heated outdoor pool open year-round and 2 trendy restaurants, Hilton Québec is a must-see during a stay in the region. Visit www.hiltonquebec.com for more information.
About the Pignon Bleu
Created in 1991, Le Pignon Bleu – La maison pour grandir (The Home to Grow) is a community organization working with children aged 0 to 12, families and unemployed people in Québec City. The Pignon Bleu is a unique resource where everyone can find help and support to grow. Its mission is to contribute to the food security of children and families in Québec City, support the development of needy children in Québec City and contribute to the training and integration of unemployed people into the workplace. For more details, visit www.pignonbleu.org.
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