The aim of the Universal Paints CARES initiative, which is co-cared for by Hamilton’s Brushware, is to encourage communities to participate in supporting the less fortunate by dropping off items that can be donated to local charities and other worthy causes. Our stores facilitate the process by providing “collection bins” in-store, and by actively promoting the CARES initiative by encouraging customers and staff to donate.

Importantly, the CARES initiative is not intended to be a self-promoting project by Universal Paints, but rather a Community Cause, that is merely facilitated by Universal Paints, who provide an accessible way for others to actively and easily participate in doing good.

We believe that any donation, large or small, can make a difference in someone’s life.

Collections are delivered to a worthy cause, on behalf of the local community, by a representative from the Universal Paints store where the donation was dropped off. Examples of initiatives include collecting for underprivileged schools, children’s homes, old age homes, animals in need, winter drives, Christmas boxes and such like.


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Show That You CARE
We ensure that every donation goes to worthy causes in local communities. Help make a difference by placing your donation in collection bins located at your local Universal Paints Store.

How to Get Involved

  • Bring in Items Suitable for Donation (Blankets, Clothes, Stationery or Other Suitable Items)
  • Drop off in the CARES Collection Bin
  • We will ensure that your cares contribution will support local, worthy causes in the community