André-Philippe Gagnon: celebrity ambassador for The Children's Foundation
The Foundation is happy to welcome André-Philippe Gagnon as its new celebrity ambassador. To secure the role, the impressionist had a unique job interview with one of The Children's oncology patients, Séanne, who battled cancer for over a year. Today, thanks to the specialized care she received at The Children's, with the generous support of donors like you, the six-year-old is in remission.
“We are very grateful to have André-Philippe join our team as a celebrity ambassador! He is known worldwide as one of the best imitators in the world thanks to his uncanny ability to mimic famous singers,” said Renée Vézina, President of The Children’s Foundation. “André-Philippe will help us reach out to Quebecers to share news about The Children's cutting-edge care and research. He will also raise awareness about the Foundation's $200-million Long Live Little Brats campaign that is helping sick children regain their energy, get back on their feet and even return to being a little bratty. Because we all know a bratty child is a healthy child.”
As our celebrity ambassador André-Philippe will regale donors and the public as master of ceremony at various fundraising events, will tour the Hospital (following COVID-19 protocols) to bring a little joy to patients, their families and our hard-working staff and will create fun content like the video above for the Foundation’s Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn pages.
“There is one amazing and simple imitation everyone can do! You can imitate the donors to The Children’s Foundation. Your donation, big or small will change a child’s life,” said André-Philippe Gagnon. “Join me in supporting this terrific cause.”
André-Philippe has already attended two Children's Foundation fundraisers. During Les tannants au volant car rally, he met and chatted with P.K. Subban, spokesperson, board member and member of the Campaign Cabinet for the Foundation. He also attended the Foundation’s 25th Annual Golf Tournament.