RedDAY Total Funds Raised - $660,000!


On June 10th, the community came together to spread awareness of the importance of heart health and raise funds to help bring the first MRI home to St. Mary's General Hospital.

Together with Manulife's dollar for dollar donation match* an incredible $660,000 was raised - a new RedDAY record!

* $200,000 total matched by Manulife.

RedDAY Stories

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.”

Dianne - RedDAY Stories

Dianne’s Story

“I thought I had a virus. I was not afraid at the moment of my heart attack, I didn’t think that I was dying…I didn’t know the signs.”

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.”

RedDAY Toolkit

Window Display - White

Window Display – White

Download this 4-panel (8.5 x 11) window display and print at home. Write in your pledge of support and hang it on your front door or window!

RedDAY CPR Wallet Card

Hands-Only CPR Wallet Card

If you see a teen or adult suddenly collapse, Hands-Only CPR is the recommended form of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). It increases the likelihood of survival and is simple to learn and remember.

Virtual Backgrounds - RedDAY

Virtual Meeting Backgrounds

Download these virtual backgrounds for your next meeting to help raise awareness for RedDAY in support of St. Mary’s Regional Cardiac Care Centre.

RedDAY Resources

RedDAY Fundraising Ideas

RedDAY Fundraising Ideas

Here are 10 ideas to help you motivate staff and make a difference for heart health – all while having fun!

St. Mary's Cardiac MRI Needs

St. Mary’s Cardiac MRI Needs

Did you know that St. Mary’s General Hospital is the only hospital in the region without MRI, and the only regional cardiac care centre in the province without this vital piece of equipment?

Manulife Match

Manulife $200,000 match.

Donate in support of #RedDAYFriday and Manulife will match your donation, dollar for dollar* to support St. Mary's Regional Cardiac Care Centre.

* up to a total of $200,000.


On June 10th, the Region of Waterloo and beyond will come together as a community to share RED in support of heart health – raising awareness for heart disease, along with much-needed funds for St. Mary’s Regional Cardiac Care Centre.

Start a team, join a team, or register as an individual – then, make a donation and start fundraising! On June 10th, wear and share RED for heart health! Use hashtag #RedDAYFriday to share your photos and videos on social media.

Once you’re registered, you’ll gain access to our NEW fundraising hub, 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 participant.

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 2022 Sponsors

RedDAY 2022 Sponsors

Let's connect!

RedDAY Scoreboard 2022

RedDAY 2022 Scoreboard

Help SMGHF reach the $200,000 goal for 2022! View a list of teams and individuals fundraising in support of St. Mary's Regional Cardiac Care Centre - check the updated 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.