About the Event

Canada's National Walk for Homelessness!

The Coldest Night of the Year is a super-fun, family-friendly fundraiser that raises money and awareness for local charities serving hungry, homeless and hurting families and youth in 120 communities across Canada.


When

Saturday, February 24, 2018


Time

Registration opens at 4:00 pm in most locations with walkers released by 5:15 pm returning an hour or two later for a warm cup of stew, chili or soup. Find out details about your location here.


What

Participants register online to walk 2, 5 or 10km on a safe, looping 5km route mapped out and signed for them with a rest stop or two and route marshalls along the way to guide them safely.


Registration


Who

Everyone is welcome. CNOY is very family-friendly. Walkers will range in age from toddlers with parents to active seniors. There is a route for everyone to enjoy.


How

Teams and participants register online here and then use our world-class online fundhub to set-up their fundraising page, add a photo and message and email and thank donors who get receipted within minutes of their secure online gift.


Impact

By walking at dusk during a cold winter's night you'll feel a hint of the challenge faced by those experiencing homelessness during winter. And, by fundraising, you'll be contributing much-needed money to a charity in your town bringing hope and help to people in your community who need support.


"Since 2011 CNOY has raised over $16,500,000 with 75% of all funds raised allocated as grants"

Got questions about the Coldest Night of the Year?
info@blueseafoundation.org / 1.877.743.3413