Paint the Town Red

Four pictures of business merchants standing with their products demonstrating their promotion for the event; Paint the Town Red

Paint the Town Red


A charity promotional event for merchants and shoppers. Returning for a 4th year, Paint the Town Red engages businesses in Perth and Huron Counties by providing an opportunity to collectively raise money. Funds are raised in a way that is fun and unique to each store, product or service.

This February 13-16th Valentine’s weekend shop local , promote participating businesses and highlight those that give back. 

New for 2020, announcing our sponsor Scotiabank® who has committed to match donated dollars up to $15,000 for the event.

  • Four days
  • 70 + businesses
  • up to $15,000 match from Scotiabank

Please accept our invitation to participate and help make local issues #UNIGNORABLE.


Register Online


Let your customers and fans know you’re participating on your website, Facebook and Twitter!

Promotion on local radio stations, newspapers and online to help direct shoppers to participating businesses will be arranged by United Way Perth-Huron.

Use hashtags
#PaintGoderichRed #PaintStMarysRed #PaintStratfordRed #PaintTheTownRed


February 13th to 16th! Brainstorm with your staff and be creative!

Some suggestions:

  • $2 per red drink or spicy sandwich sold
  • $3 per socks
  • 15 per cent of all red items sold
  • 10 per cent of net sales for four days
  • $5 per red manicure or pedicure
  • $10 per personal training appointment booked


Drop off your donation at the nearest Scotiabank branch by February 28th.
Donate by phone: 519-271-7730 │ 877-818-8867
*Note: if you require a business receipt please donate by cheque or calling the office with Credit Card information.


Join us for a photo opportunity if you are able! We will email you the time and location. See samples below.

  Register Online  

Three photo graphs of groups of people holding giants checks for United Way.

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