Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, October 23, 2019 – The Boies family, owner of the BMR Raymond Boies Home Renovation Centres, in collaboration with BMR Group, is proud to donate $60,000 to the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Hospital Foundation’s major fundraising campaign to redevelop the prosthetic unit.

Hospital Foundation

Already heavily involved in the Foundation, where Lucie Boies has sat on the Board of Directors since 2013 and as Chair since 2017, the Boies family’s donation renews its commitment to supporting the Foundation’s initiatives. “It’s important for our family to be engaged in our community. Through our involvement, we want to reach out to as many people as possible and support the Foundation in its mission to promote access to quality health care and services for our community,” said Lucie Boies.

The Boies family was also fortunate to have the support of BMR Group, whose main philanthropic activities involve the health sector. “We’re committed to supporting our local dealers in their community involvement. With our presence in more than 255 Quebec municipalities, and as the province’s leader in hardware and renovation, we feel that we have a role to play and we take great pleasure in striving to enrich the lives of local people through projects such as the redevelopment of the prosthetic unit at Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Hospital,” said Stéphanie Couturier, Vice-President of Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility at BMR Group.

“The Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Hospital Foundation is proud to have the support of businesses and people who care about the well-being of their community, such as the Boies family and BMR Group. It is through collaboration that major projects such as the redevelopment of the prosthetic unit are possible,” underscored Véronique Tremblay, Executive Director of the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Hospital Foundation.


Groupe BMR is a subsidiary of Sollio Cooperative Group, which includes more than 275 renovation centres and hardware stores in Quebec, Ontario and the Maritime provinces. Retail sales for Groupe BMR and its members are estimated at more than $1.5 billion per year and some 8,000 people work within the network. Groupe BMR is the leading Quebec player in the hardware industry and operates under the BMR, Agrizone and Potvin & Bouchard banners. 


Raymond Boies Home Renovation Centre is a family-owned business founded in 1974, with two Raymond Boies Home Renovation Centres in Côte-de-Beaupré. Having originally set up business in Beaupré, owners Christine, Lucie and Jacques opened a second store in 2008, this time in Château-Richer. With a strong community involvement, the Boies family employs 58 people and is known for its excellent customer service.


Stéphanie Couturier
Vice-President, Communications
and Corporate Social Responsibility
BMR Group

Lucie Boies
Raymond Boies Home Renovation Centre