Gérard Oudar and Simone Pietri

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Gérard Oudar and Simone Pietri volunteered several days a week for 30 years with people with intellectual disabilities living in the L’Arche l’Étoile de Québec. They also volunteered at the L’Arche community home in Jacksonville, Florida. The couple’s unconditional caring and support for the residents helped to make each of them feel recognized with dignity and respect.

Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers 
The medal recognizes the exceptional volunteer achievements of Canadians from across the country in a wide range of fields, and pays tribute to the dedication and commitment of volunteers.