Raised:
$32,927
22%Goal:
$150,000

St. Catharines

Hosted by Start Me Up Niagara

139Walkers41TeamsForecast29Days Left

The Coldest Night of the Year is a winterrific family-friendly walk to raise money for local charities serving people experiencing hurt, hunger, and homelessness. Team up, walk, and fundraise! It’s cold out there... but there’s no place like home.

Community Sponsors

St. Catharines (Start Me Up Niagara) is super grateful for our fantastic 2022 sponsors! View all sponsors >

St. Catharines Scoreboard

Are you thrashing the competition (for a good cause)? Find out here! Stats are updated every 15 minutes. See how you stack up on the national scoreboard >

Teams
Walkers

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

tonystigers

Tony Venditti

14

4,835.00

2

Anglicans in Action

Diane Kidson

8

3,247.00

3

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

Emily DeGaust

9

2,110.00

4

.

Natalie Sferrazza

5

1,440.00

5

St.Thomas Anglican

Barbara Jean Lick

1

1,340.00

6

Powertrain Walkers

Lyndsey McSweeney

4

1,260.00

7

Wild Walkers

Angie Burnett

2

995.00

8

First Grantham - Mountainview United

Brenda Lockhart

5

875.00

9

Knights of Columbus, Council 1394

Carl Pearson

4

750.00

10

D3089

Caitlin Dunford

11

575.00

11

Board Walkers

Sandee Nebel

3

550.00

12

Love You to the Moon and Back

Margaret Duckett

1

400.00

13

Grant Thornton

Timothy Nelles

2

350.00

14

The O'Brien Bunch

Maggie Scott

2

325.00

15

No name team

James Prinsen

2

300.00

16

St Catharines Temporary Seasonal Emergency Overnight Shelter Staff Slow Down for What?

James Mattiazzo

5

285.00

17

Team Sheehan

Alison Sheehan

2

265.00

18

Better Neighbourhoods

Kahlin Holmes

3

250.00

19

Give Me Shelter xo

Monika Boudreau

2

240.00

20

Rhizome Farms Roots

Elva Tammemagi

2

220.00

21

FirstOntario St. Catharines

Christine Susa

5

150.00

22

NEXTGen RBC Niagara

Ann Hanna

4

150.00

23

Lions Club of Merritton

KEITH BROWN

3

150.00

24

Charm's Champs

Charmaine M Frado

1

150.00

25

North End Walkers

Melissa Cressman Joe Hachey

1

50.00

26

Toolbox Niagara

James Symons

1

25.00

27

Polar Bears of St. Catharines

Linda Poliquin

1

28

Winnie’s walkers

Kerry Farrell

1

29

Toolbox Niagara

James Symons

1

30

CFUW StCatharines Streetwalkers

Brenda Dolha

1

31

Holy Cross Raiders

Michelle Lepine

2

32

A&W 4th Avenue

Bailee McMullan

2

33

Walker - Energy & Tech Services

Stephanie Turton

1

34

Heading for home

Marisa Thomas

1

35

Starbucks17411

Sonja Nastopoulos

1

36

Friends Forever

Nancy Raimondo

4

37

Jubilee Jets

Melanie Schat

3

38

Elm Street Striders

Carolin Barnes

1

39

Walk for life

MICHAEL Smooth

1

40

The OG Dream Team

Amanda Roorda

1

41

Dine Niagara

Tim Empringham

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Maurice Prindiville ofs

tonystigers

18

1,600.00

2

Barbara Jean Lick

St.Thomas Anglican

36

1,340.00

3

Sandy Middleton

tonystigers

14

1,125.00

4

Linda Crago

tonystigers

14

1,095.00

5

Mathew Miller

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

9

1,000.00

6

Linda Chambers

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

13

860.00

7

Samantha Hoodless

Powertrain Walkers

10

700.00

8

Wayne Fraser

Anglicans in Action

13

675.00

9

Ann Clark

First Grantham - Mountainview United

10

675.00

10

Angie Burnett

Wild Walkers

9

675.00

11

Eleanor Johnston

Anglicans in Action

8

651.00

12

Vivian Pereira

Knights of Columbus, Council 1394

12

650.00

13

Anita Djurkovic

Anglicans in Action

8

571.00

14

Beth Vanstaalduinen

8

570.00

15

Natalie Sferrazza

.

9

475.00

16

Marguerite Sheehan

tonystigers

5

450.00

17

Abbey Weaver

.

11

445.00

18

Paul Chapman

Anglicans in Action

5

425.00

19

Margaret Duckett

Love You to the Moon and Back

4

400.00

20

Lindsey Wilton

Anglicans in Action

4

400.00

21

Marissa Mucciarelli

10

400.00

22

Lyndsey McSweeney

Powertrain Walkers

4

325.00

23

James O'Brien

The O'Brien Bunch

5

325.00

24

Tammy McLeod-Casey

Wild Walkers

7

320.00

25

Madera Girls

tonystigers

6

315.00

26

Emily Wright

.

3

310.00

27

Laurie Warkentin

Board Walkers

2

300.00

28

James Prinsen

No name team

4

300.00

29

Rebecca Casera

D3089

4

275.00

30

Timothy Nelles

Grant Thornton

1

250.00

31

Paige Patterson

D3089

1

250.00

32

Monika Boudreau

Give Me Shelter xo

3

240.00

33

Meagan Hyatt

St Catharines Temporary Seasonal Emergency Overnight Shelter Staff Slow Down for What?

5

235.00

34

Lauren Singhuber

6

225.00

35

Alison Sheehan

Team Sheehan

5

215.00

36

Katie Young

.

4

210.00

37

Diane Kidson

Anglicans in Action

5

200.00

38

Paul Miller

Board Walkers

3

200.00

39

Aletha Romagnoli

3

200.00

40

Laura Eldred

Powertrain Walkers

7

185.00

41

Charmaine M Frado

Charm's Champs

2

150.00

42

Sydney DiTomasso

Better Neighbourhoods

2

150.00

43

Stacey Allegro

tonystigers

5

150.00

44

Jeremy Delacruz

NEXTNiagara

6

145.00

45

Wendy Northcotte

Anglicans in Action

2

125.00

46

Stephanie Oliver

Rhizome Farms Roots

4

120.00

47

Brian LeBlanc

Knights of Columbus, Council 1394

1

100.00

48

Elva Tammemagi

Rhizome Farms Roots

1

100.00

49

ROSEMARIE WALSH

First Grantham - Mountainview United

1

100.00

50

Brenda Lockhart

First Grantham - Mountainview United

1

100.00

51

Kahlin Holmes

Better Neighbourhoods

1

100.00

52

KEITH BROWN

Lions Club of Merritton

1

100.00

53

Tony Venditti

tonystigers

1

100.00

54

Carey Kominetsky

FirstOntario St. Catharines

2

75.00

55

Sarah Sheehan

Team Sheehan

1

50.00

56

Sandee Nebel

Board Walkers

1

50.00

57

Elna Mayberry

2

50.00

58

Michael Mondloch

Anglicans in Action

1

50.00

59

Heather Souter

Powertrain Walkers

1

50.00

60

Ann Hanna

NEXTGen RBC Niagara

1

50.00

61

Marlena Stadnik-Misener

FirstOntario St. Catharines

2

50.00

62

Elycia Bell

1

50.00

63

Kiki Barker

D3089

1

50.00

64

James Mattiazzo

St Catharines Temporary Seasonal Emergency Overnight Shelter Staff Slow Down for What?

1

50.00

65

Melissa Cressman Joe Hachey

North End Walkers

1

50.00

66

Kelly Taylor-McNeil

FirstOntario St. Catharines

1

25.00

67

James Symons

Toolbox Niagara

1

25.00

68

Natasha Peddie

Lions Club of Merritton

1

25.00

69

Areti Koutrokoi

Grant Thornton

70

Lindsay Cain

FirstOntario St. Catharines

71

Tim Empringham

Dine Niagara

72

Ashley Vahrmeyer

NEXTGen RBC Niagara

73

Wayne Schmidt

tonystigers

74

Madison Langelaan

D3089

75

Tyler English

Give Me Shelter xo

76

Stephanie Turton

Walker - Energy & Tech Services

77

Carey Bridges

Holy Cross Raiders

78

Brenda Dolha

CFUW StCatharines Streetwalkers

79

Lauryn Bessey

First Grantham - Mountainview United

80

Sandra Beckett

81

James Symons

Toolbox Niagara

82

Michelle Lepine

Holy Cross Raiders

83

Kerry Farrell

Winnie’s walkers

84

kathryn katch

85

Shadayah Rowe

NEXTGen RBC Niagara

86

Kristyn Derreck

87

James Prinsen

Jubilee Jets

88

Hannah Walpole

.

89

Linda Poliquin

Polar Bears of St. Catharines

90

Samantha McLean

tonystigers

91

David Kelly

Mountainview Rovers

92

Michael Donovan

93

Stan Nowak

D3089

94

Linda Luba Elson

D3089

95

Jacquie Hendriksen

Friends Forever

96

Maarty Hendriksen

Friends Forever

97

Alexandra Hogan

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

98

Melissa Van Tuyl

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

99

Marisa Thomas

Heading for home

100

Tiffany Ross

tonystigers

101

John Senn

102

Allie Sinclair

D3089

103

Nancy Raimondo

Friends Forever

104

Maggie Scott

The O'Brien Bunch

105

Emily DeGaust

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

106

Caitlin Dunford

D3089

107

Cavanaugh Charlebois

D3089

108

Diane Gilbert

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

109

Mel Griffin

D3089

110

Theresa Mazachowsky

111

Bailee McMullan

A&W 4th Avenue

112

Kendra Panoff

D3089

113

Liam Hiltz

A&W 4th Avenue

114

Melanie Schat

Jubilee Jets

115

Emilio Raimondo

Friends Forever

116

MICHAEL Smooth

Walk for life

117

Chris Frere

118

Jessi Dent

St Catharines Temporary Seasonal Emergency Overnight Shelter Staff Slow Down for What?

119

Shawn Monger

St Catharines Temporary Seasonal Emergency Overnight Shelter Staff Slow Down for What?

120

Carolin Barnes

Elm Street Striders

121

Christine Susa

FirstOntario St. Catharines

122

Mishelle Stephenson

St Catharines Temporary Seasonal Emergency Overnight Shelter Staff Slow Down for What?

123

Susan Venditti

tonystigers

124

Sonja Nastopoulos

Starbucks17411

125

Lauren King

Lions Club of Merritton

126

Kirsten Prinsen

No name team

127

Derek Pavlakovich

Knights of Columbus, Council 1394

128

Maureen McNeil

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

129

Deborah Brown

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

130

Jessica Yendt

tonystigers

131

Floyd Elzinga

Jubilee Jets

132

Christian Betancourt

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

133

Amanda Roorda

The OG Dream Team

134

Ash Barker

135

Micaela Butron-Gutierrez

Better Neighbourhoods

136

Destiny Lacasse

tonystigers

137

Carl Pearson

Knights of Columbus, Council 1394

138

Silvanna Smith

tonystigers

Event Day Details

Save the date - CNOY Day is February 26, 2022!

Self-organize your own local team and join us virtually on Saturday, February 26, 2022. Scroll down to read all the event day details!

StartGoogle Map

Wherever you choose! Some ideas could be:


  • Pick a nature trail nearby you
  • Start from your home and walk the neighbourhood
  • Walk the nostalgic route... around Market Square in Downtown St Catharine's
  • If it is safe to do so, meet with a teammate and walk around a park such as Montebello Park


Please take photos on your walk and send them to us at cnoy@startmeupniagara.ca. We want to see your hard work! We may showcase them here on this site.

Toque Pick-Up Times

Walkers who raise $150+ (adults 18 and over) or $75 (children/youth 17 and under) will receive a CNOY toque as a thank you!


  • Pick-up Times & Locations to be arranged in January
  • Team captains may pick up toques for their whole team if they wish

Have questions? Visit our FAQ section!

Virtual CNOY Day

This is your own self-organized walk! Here are some key things you'll need to do on February 26 (or whatever day in February you decide to walk):


  • Gather with your covid-safe bubble (or on your own)
  • Map out a safe 2-5 km route
  • Let someone know where you are
  • Bring a cell phone in case of emergency
  • Share online as you go! #cnoy22
  • Keep fundraising (half of all fundraising happens in the last week!)
  • Be safe and have fun!

St. Catharines Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

2/5kmView + print!

2km and 5km routes are available - and they may seem familiar! The START location is Market Square in downtown St. Catharines.

2021 CNOY Photos

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About Start Me Up Niagara

Start Me Up Niagara works with individuals facing significant life challenges such as addiction, mental health issues, poverty, homelessness and unemployment. We provide opportunities to improve health, increase community integration and support employment.


Our Vision- A society where all people are included, healthy, and self-sufficient.

Contact Us


St. Catharines

Emily DeGaust Event Director
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 9059845310x108
Email cnoy@startmeupniagara.ca

Got questions about the Coldest Night of the Year?
info@cnoy.org | 1.877.743.3413