Shop Local - Shop Hemet

Contributing to Your Community

When you spend your money here in Hemet, you contribute to the economic prosperity of your community. When you shop local:

  • You create jobs for your family and neighbors
  • You help pay for police, fire, parks, and other vital services
  • Your tax dollars stay in Hemet

Did You Know?

For every dollar you spend at an independent retailer in Hemet, as much as 45 cents is reinvested in the local economy and for national chains nearly 15 cents of every dollar spent in Hemet gets reinvested in our community. Other studies reveal $1 spent locally creates $7 in overall economic activity in your community.


November 26 is Small Business Saturday. This is a nationwide initiative to encourage support for local businesses. The 3/50 Project is another initiatives to remind consumers of the benefits of shopping locally.

Business Owners

Window posters in PDF format are available for your employee bulletin board or for use as hand-outs at your front counter. If you are a Hemet business wishing to participate in the campaign, simply download and display one of the posters.