RedDAY 2023 presented by Manulife - St. Mary's General Hospital Foundation


Join the movement to drive sustained health and well-being.

RedDAY Stories

Paul Allan - RedDAY Stories

Paul’s Story

“You know, I was so fit. I was so healthy. I was doing triathlons. The discovery of heart disease was a real blow to the ego.”

Meredith - RedDAY Stories

Meredith’s Story

“Early on it just felt like I was really tired…I would be working out and I just couldn’t push myself any harder.”

Denise Case - RedDAY Stories

Denise’s Story

“I don’t want to stop doing what I’m doing, because I feel like I’ve been given a second chance.”

RedDAY Toolkit

RedDAY Pledge Sticker

RedDAY Pledge Heart

Download the RedDAY Pledge Heart and print it at home to share what you’re doing to stay active and heart-healthy in support of RedDAY!

RedDAY Offline Donation Form

Offline Donation Form

Want to collect offline donations from friends, family, and coworkers? Download the pledge form and start fundraising!

RedDAY Colouring Activities

Colouring Activities

Download these fun, family-friendly colouring activities and print them at home. They’re a great way to get the whole family involved!

RedDAY Resources

Canada's Silent Epidemic - RedDAY

Canada’s Silent Epidemic

Learn more about the impact of heart failure in Canada. Did you know that over 600,000 people are affected by heart failure in Canada today?

RedDAY - State of the Heart

The State Of The Heart In Canada

Over 100,000 Canadians are hospitalized annually due to heart failure – the most common reason for hospital admission, making it the most rapidly rising cardiovascular disease among Canadians.

Manulife Match

Manulife $200,000 match.

Donate in support of #RedDAYFriday and Manulife will match your donation, dollar for dollar* to support local healthcare at St. Mary's General Hospital.

* up to a total of $200,000.


RedDAY, presented by Manulife, is back on June 9, 2023! It’s a day focused on rallying individuals, families, and employers to join the movement to improve the sustained health and wellbeing of the Waterloo Region community. Get involved and help us reach our fundraising goal for 2023!

Start a team, join a team, or register as an individual – then, make a donation and start fundraising! On June 9th, wear and share RED in support of St. Mary’s General Hospital! Use hashtag #RedDAYFriday to share your photos and videos on social media.

Unable to participate? Anyone can make a donation in support of #RedDAYFriday, which goes directly towards funding new and replacement medical equipment at St. Mary’s General Hospital.

Once you’re registered, you’ll gain access to our NEW participant centre, which provides you with all the tools you’ll need to raise funds in support of RedDAY. Customize your personal / team page, then share with friends, family, and coworkers to get donations – all you have to do is ask! You can start a team, join an existing team, or register as an individual and start fundraising right away.

Visit the Share Your Story page and provide your details. Someone from the SMGHF team will reach out to learn more and/or schedule an interview. You can also share your story via social media using hashtag #RedDAYFriday or simply post a photo wearing RED to show your support.

Wear red and take a photo.
Upload it to social media.
Share it with #RedDAYFriday

RedDAY 2023 Sponsors

RedDAY 2022 Sponsors

For all inquiries about corporate support opportunities, please contact:

Calvin Carter
Business Development Officer | 226.929.0235

We are happy to tailor a sponsorship package to meet your social responsibility interest.

Let's connect!

RedDAY Scoreboard 2022

RedDAY 2023 Scoreboard

Help SMGHF reach the $200,000 goal for 2023! View a list of teams and individuals fundraising in support of St. Mary's General Hospital - check the updated online total, and donate in support of your favourite team or individual. Manulife will match all donations, dollar for dollar, up to a total of $200,000.