Raised:
$5,150
3%Goal:
$150,000

St. Catharines

Hosted by Start Me Up Niagara

16Walkers8Teams5Volunteers86Days 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

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Teams
Walkers

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Anglicans in Action

Diane Kidson

2

50.00

2

Heading for home

Marisa Thomas

1

3

tonystigers

Tony Venditti

2

4

Charm's Champs

Charmaine M Frado

1

5

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

Emily DeGaust

1

6

Wild Walkers

Angie Burnett

1

7

D3089

Caitlin Dunford

2

8

St.Thomas Anglican

Barbara Jean Lick

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Lauren Singhuber

3

75.00

2

Diane Kidson

Anglicans in Action

1

50.00

3

Elna Mayberry

1

25.00

4

Sandy Middleton

tonystigers

5

Diane Gilbert

6

Lindsey Wilton

Anglicans in Action

7

Barbara Jean Lick

St.Thomas Anglican

8

Cavanaugh Charlebois

D3089

9

Karen Wiens

10

Caitlin Dunford

D3089

11

Angie Burnett

Wild Walkers

12

Emily DeGaust

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

13

Michael Donovan

14

Charmaine M Frado

Charm's Champs

15

Tony Venditti

tonystigers

16

Marisa Thomas

Heading for home

Event Day Details

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

Join us in-person on Saturday, February 26, 2022. Scroll down to read all the event day details!

Check-in

  • All walkers must check-in personally to participate in the in-person event on Saturday, February 26, 2022.
  • Toques! Fundraising walkers who raise $150+ (or $75+ for those under 18) will receive a CNOY toque as a thank you on event day, while supplies last.
  • No money or cheques will be processed at check-in.

Have questions? Visit our FAQ section!

Schedule

  • 4:00 pm: Check-in opens
  • 5:00 pm: Opening remarks
  • 5:15 pm: Walker send off (all distances)
  • 5:30 pm: Light meal served
  • 6:00 pm: Last group leaves for their walk
  • 6:30 pm: Rest stop closes
  • 7:00 pm:: Route closes

Route Details

  • Route Distances: 2 km or 5 km
  • Rest stop: There will be one rest stop on the 5km route with yummy snacks and drinks
  • Signage: All routes will be well-signed with our bold blue CNOY signs
  • Route Support: Route marshals, rest stop hosts, and sweep vehicle drivers will provide support along the route
  • 12 and under walkers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times

Special Toque Pick-up

In-person walkers can pick up their toques at walker check-in on February 26th. For our wonderful virtual walkers, here are the toque pick-up times:


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

Handling Money

We cannot process cash or cheques at our in-person event. Here's what you can do:

  • Credit Card: The Best Option! Simple, secure, automatically tax receipted for gifts of $20+. Visit the Donate page, share your personal page link, or have your donor call CNOY Head Office.
  • Cheques: The Old Faithful - made out to Coldest Night of the Year with your name on the Memo line. Mail them to CNOY Head Office along with your completed pledge sheet.
  • Cash: You have 2 options:
  • 1. Login to FundHub, click “Enter $$ and Cheques,” create pledges for your cash donations, pay them off with your personal credit card, and keep the cash. OR...
  • 2. Write a cheque (made out to “Coldest Night of the Year”) for the total amount of cash you’ve collected. Mail it to the CNOY Head Office with your completed pledge sheet.

What to Bring

A few common sense suggestions:

  • A cell phone for emergencies (recommended but not required)
  • Good waterproof shoes/boots for walking
  • Warm coat and mitts/gloves
  • A face mask for personal use or if you need to go inside
  • Extra snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • Your own water bottle
  • A passion for the charity you're walking and fundraising for

Waivers

All participants must register online this year and accept the electronic waiver.

  • When they register online, they will automatically accept an electronic waiver, which is all that is needed for adults.
  • If you have youth or children on your team, they will need to have their parent or guardian sign a printed paper waiver.
  • Someone on your team (like you!) must take a photo of all child/youth waivers and send them to waivers@cnoy.org.

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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


Start Me Up Niagara

Charmaine Frado Event Director
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 905.984.5310x102
Email resdev@startmeupniagara.ca

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