Pay it forward contest with Metropolis

pay it forward contest

If you had $10 to make someone’s day better what would you do? In light of Pink Shirt Day and its anti-bullying initiatives, Metropolis at Metrotown is hosting a Pay It Forward campaign. The ask? Submit your Pay it Forward idea for a chance to win a $500 shopping spree plus $500 to a local charity. For each entry received, Metropolis at Metrotown will donate an additional $1 to the CKNW Orphans’ Fund up to a maximum of $2,500.

Pay It Forward Contest at Metropolis at Metrotown

Here are some ways to Pay it Forward this Pink Shirt Day:

Parking Meter Fairy

We’ve all been there. Cash in your $10 for coins and plug parking meters that are about to expire.


Buy someone a cup of coffee

Next time you’re in line for a coffee, pay for the person behind you, too.


Get ready for a rainy day

Stock up on umbrellas then hand them out to people who are caught out in the rain.


Watch a matinee

Treat a friend who is having a bad day and do something out of the ordinary. Catch a fun afternoon matinee to pass the time.


Send a note

A gesture in writing can make a world of a difference. Buy a few blank cards and tell someone you appreciate them to brighten their day.




To enter to win a $50 gift certificate to Metropolis at Metrotown, do the following:

1. Tweet your Pay It Forward idea to @Crystal_Kwon and @MetropolisatMet

2. Leave a comment below telling us what your Pay it Forward idea is

Contest ends February 25 at 11:59 p.m. One winner will be drawn at random.

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