Raised:
$4,535
22%Goal:
$20,000

Amherst

Hosted by YMCA of Cumberland

64Walkers13Teams1Volunteers19Days 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. Join us on February 25, 2023 - team up, fundraise, walk, and gather for good... because it’s cold out there.

Community Sponsors

Amherst (YMCA of Cumberland) is super grateful for our fantastic 2023 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Amherst Scoreboard

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Teams
Walkers

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Christ Church Amherst

Keith Hunter

3

1,120.00

2

BaLaHa

Morris Haugg

4

575.00

3

The Lively Ladybugs

Alyssa Estabrooks

6

395.00

4

Team YMCA

Evlynn McAloney

9

360.00

5

Unknown Winter Warriors

Melissa Proctor

5

290.00

6

Rotary Club of Amherst

Denise Corey

5

250.00

7

Sunny Sunday Striders

Jennifer Furlong

7

145.00

8

Trinity-St. Stephen’s United

Bonnie Wilkie

3

125.00

9

“A” team walk n’ talk

Sharon Bristol

3

100.00

10

SSVP

Dianne Gillis

6

100.00

11

Creighton Shatford

Donna Buchanan

4

25.00

12

Chapter Two

Heather Laidlaw

1

13

C.C. Stompers

Crystal Farrell

3

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Keith Hunter

Christ Church Amherst

11

820.00

2

Morris Haugg

BaLaHa

1

250.00

3

Evlynn McAloney

Team YMCA

5

210.00

4

Kate McNeil

The Lively Ladybugs

2

200.00

5

Jolene Cormier

Unknown Winter Warriors

5

180.00

6

Jennifer Furlong

Sunny Sunday Striders

3

145.00

7

Vicki Daley

BaLaHa

2

125.00

8

Christa Lawrence

BaLaHa

1

100.00

9

Susan Haugg

BaLaHa

1

100.00

10

Sarah MacMaster

The Lively Ladybugs

3

100.00

11

Sharon Bristol

“A” team walk n’ talk

1

100.00

12

Sheri MacDonald

The Lively Ladybugs

3

60.00

13

Gary Wilkie

Trinity-St. Stephen’s United

1

50.00

14

Donna Martin

Unknown Winter Warriors

1

50.00

15

Paul Calder

Rotary Club of Amherst

1

50.00

16

Jennifer Houghtaling

1

50.00

17

Dianne Gillis

SSVP

1

50.00

18

Bonnie Wilkie

Trinity-St. Stephen’s United

1

50.00

19

Denise Corey

Rotary Club of Amherst

1

50.00

20

Cody Malette

Team YMCA

1

50.00

21

Simeon Ferrey

Christ Church Amherst

1

50.00

22

Ronnie Black

Unknown Winter Warriors

3

45.00

23

Susan Gamblin

Trinity-St. Stephen’s United

1

25.00

24

Donna Buchanan

Creighton Shatford

1

25.00

25

Melissa Proctor

Unknown Winter Warriors

1

15.00

26

Nina Stright

The Lively Ladybugs

1

10.00

27

Cindy MacDonald

C.C. Stompers

28

Heather Laidlaw

Chapter Two

29

Linda Harrison

SSVP

30

John Gillis

SSVP

31

James Vickers

Creighton Shatford

32

Evelyn Pollard

SSVP

33

David Rachelle Doe

SSVP

34

Connie LeBlanc

SSVP

35

Ian Ripley

36

Janet Ripley

37

Allie Colp

Christ Church Amherst

38

Bonnie Everill

39

Kim Broughton

Creighton Shatford

40

Tyler Buchanan

Creighton Shatford

41

Danielle Cote Shay

42

Jeff MacNeil

Team YMCA

43

James Goodwin

Rotary Club of Amherst

44

Trina Clarke

Team YMCA

45

Beth Doucette

Team YMCA

46

Ellen Gaudet

Team YMCA

47

Jennifer Bickerton

“A” team walk n’ talk

48

Heather Winters

C.C. Stompers

49

Crystal Farrell

C.C. Stompers

50

Margaret Mattinson

Team YMCA

51

Alisha Fage

The Lively Ladybugs

52

Stephanie Allen

Rotary Club of Amherst

53

Trevor Proctor

Unknown Winter Warriors

54

Rae Burke

Sunny Sunday Striders

55

Nancy Pryce

Team YMCA

56

Karen Morehouse

Sunny Sunday Striders

57

Phyllis Thompson

Sunny Sunday Striders

58

Linda Carter

Sunny Sunday Striders

59

Karen Brine

Sunny Sunday Striders

60

Dionne Ettinger

Sunny Sunday Striders

61

Charlotte Gallivan

Rotary Club of Amherst

62

Monica Gibbons

Team YMCA

63

Alyssa Estabrooks

The Lively Ladybugs

The Challenge

Got a big-hearted business, workplace, group, church, or community? Step up and join the Challenge to compete for your local pride in support of CNOY. Check the National Challengeboard to see more!

About YMCA of Cumberland

The YMCA of Cumberland is a charitable organization responsible for the development of our local and global communities in spirit, mind and body.


We're excited to be part of Coldest Night of the Year, and invite you to sign up, raise funds and walk with us on February 25. Help us raise $20,000 toward our Homeless Prevention and Outreach Program and annual campaign!

Event Day Details

Save the date - CNOY Day is February 25, 2023!

StartGoogle Map

YMCA of Cumberland

92 Church Street

Amherst, NS

B4H 3B2

Schedule

  • 4:00 pm: Meet Check-in opens
  • 5:00 pm: Move Opening remarks + send-off
  • 6:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 7:00 pm: Mosey Goodbye + Go Home

Not able to join us in person on CNOY Day? We hope you'll register to fundraise and walk offsite with friends and family.

Route Details

  • Route Distances: Check out the maps below to see where we will be walking.
  • Rest stop: Keep an eye out for opportunities to rest and refresh with yummy snacks along the route.
  • Signage: All routes will be well-signed with our bold blue CNOY signs.
  • Route Support: Route marshals, rest stop hosts, and support vehicle drivers provide support along the route.
  • 12 and under walkers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.
  • Pets: We love our little furballs like you do, but pets are not permitted at the Coldest Night of the Year except for approved and trained service animals.

Read more about our pet policy here: FAQ: pets.

Check-In

  • All walkers must check-in personally to participate in the in-person event on Saturday, February 25, 2023.
  • 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.

Have questions? Visit the FAQ section!

Handling Money

  • 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.

Waivers

All participants must register online and accept the electronic waiver.

  • Adults: When you register online, you automatically accept an electronic waiver, which is all that is needed for adults.
  • Youth/Children: 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.
  • Waivers will be available at check-in on Event Day.

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
  • Extra snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • Your own water bottle
  • A passion for the charity you're walking and fundraising for!

Amherst Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

2022 CNOY Photos

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Contact Us


CNOY Amherst 2023

The CNOY Team Participant & Donor Services
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 519.603.2250
Email amherst@cnoy.org

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