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Pay It Forward With Metropolis at Metrotown + $50 Gift Card Giveaway

What could you do with $10 to make someone’s day?

In support of Pink Shirt Day and its anti-bullying initiatives, Metropolis at Metrotown is hosting a “Pay It Forward” Contest in the month of February to encourage simple acts of kindness.  For each entry received, Metropolis at Metrotown will donate $1 to the CKNW Orphans’ Fund up to a maximum of $2,500.

How It Works:
Submit your ideas for what you could/would do with $10.00 for someone. With each Pay It Forward idea, you’ll automatically:

  • Be entered for a chance to win a $500 shopping spree to Metropolis at Metrotown, and $500 to a local charity!
  • Have $1 donated to the CKNW Orphans’ Fund on behalf of Metropolis at Metrotown

It’s a win-win situation for everyone!

604 Now participated in “Pay It Forward” earlier this month by challenging our bloggers to come up with 5 acts of kindness they would do for a friend, or a stranger. Each blogger received $10 and had 2 hours to come up with, and carry out their simple acts of kindness.

Here’s what they came up with:

1. Reaching out to an old friend you’ve been meaning to contact and meeting up while enjoying two beverages and snacks.
Restaurant of choice: Tim Hortons.
Why: Cheap coffee, cheap snacks, great quality.



2. Purchasing warm clothing and personally delivering it to someone less fortunate.
Store(s) of choice: Bentley or H&M.
Why: With sales up to 70% off select items at Bentley, it’s easy to find 2-3 items including mitts, scarves, and toques to help warm someone’s day. H&M also has great alternatives including shirts for just $6.95!

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3. Picking up a calendar and delivering it to the busiest friend or family member in your circle.
Store of choice: Calendar Club.
Why: There’s always that one person in your life who’s often clueless as to what day of the week it is because there forced to be so busy. Getting them a calendar is a simple, and tactful product to helping them create a schedule on balancing their work/school life, and creating time to spend with their friends or family.

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4. Buying someone you don’t know a quick massage.
Spa of choice: Japan Shiatsu Clinic
Why: The Shiatsu Clinic is designed for quick breaks and have great rates. Although it’s not too long, $10 can score you a 5 minutes massage here and makes a perfect treat for a hard working person on the go.

Pay It Forward With Metropolis at Metrotown



5. Making one of your parents a warm meal
Store(s) of choice: Superstore or T&T
Why: There’s no better feeling than coming home to a warm meal. Whether they have a career or not, all parents are busy with day-to-day responsibilities and cook themselves meals 9/10 times. To change that, head over to either Superstore and T&T and get some ingredients to make a nice meal. Given their our parents, we know it doesn’t have to be anything fancy, but just from the heart.





In partnership with Metropolis at Metrotown, 604 Now is giving away a $50 gift card to the best Pay It Forward idea left on this page. Just simply comment below with your idea(s). Please include your Twitter handle or e-mail so we can reach you.

What are we looking for? Nothing specific. Just be thoughtful!

Contest will close at 3pm on February 28th. Connect with us on Twitter & Facebook for contest updates & the winner announcement!

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