Raised:
$2,310
11%Goal:
$20,000

Amherst

Hosted by YMCA of Cumberland

39Walkers13Teams1Volunteers40Days 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

Amherst (YMCA of Cumberland) is super grateful for our fantastic 2022 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Amherst 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

Rotary Club of Amherst, NS

Denise Corey

3

185.00

2

Unknown Winter Warriors

Melissa Proctor

3

100.00

3

The Y Team

Jeff MacNeil

3

25.00

4

Frosty Bites

Heather Laidlaw

4

5

Green Road Ramblers

Lori Hoffman

1

6

Town of Amherst

Allison Watson

5

7

Team Hendrix

Morgan Prange

2

8

Credit Union Loonies $

Sarah Doyle

10

9

Society of St Vincent de Paul

Dianne Gillis

1

10

Christ Church Amherst

Keith Hunter

1

11

Emmerson Packaging

Christina Kelly

3

12

BaLaHa

Morris Haugg

1

13

JC’s Tae Kwon Do Frigid Foghters

TERRI MCKILLOP

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Jolene Cormier

Unknown Winter Warriors

1

100.00

2

Denise Corey

Rotary Club of Amherst, NS

1

50.00

3

Paul Calder

Rotary Club of Amherst, NS

1

35.00

4

Jeff MacNeil

The Y Team

1

25.00

5

Kim Jones

Town of Amherst

6

Leon Landry

Town of Amherst

7

Allison Watson

Town of Amherst

8

Hendrix Prange

Team Hendrix

9

Morgan Prange

Team Hendrix

10

Trevor Proctor

Unknown Winter Warriors

11

Hal Davidson

Town of Amherst

12

Albert Agar

Town of Amherst

13

Jessica Fraser

14

Lori Hoffman

Green Road Ramblers

15

Heather Laidlaw

Frosty Bites

16

Delta Melvin

Frosty Bites

17

Andy Melvin

Frosty Bites

18

Ellen Gaudet

The Y Team

19

TERRI MCKILLOP

JC’s Tae Kwon Do Frigid Foghters

20

Melissa Proctor

Unknown Winter Warriors

21

Ginni Keizer

Credit Union Loonies $

22

Wil Ross

Credit Union Loonies $

23

Morris Haugg

BaLaHa

24

Christina Kelly

Emmerson Packaging

25

Victor Wright

Emmerson Packaging

26

Alicia Clark

Emmerson Packaging

27

Keith Hunter

Christ Church Amherst

28

Stephanie Allen

Rotary Club of Amherst, NS

29

Dianne Gillis

Society of St Vincent de Paul

30

Evlynn McAloney

The Y Team

31

Sarah Doyle

Credit Union Loonies $

32

Jessica Porter

Credit Union Loonies $

33

Krista Read

Credit Union Loonies $

34

Chelsie Morris

Credit Union Loonies $

35

Brent McCarthy

Credit Union Loonies $

36

Lisa Gould

Credit Union Loonies $

37

Jennifer Troop

Credit Union Loonies $

38

Mike Walker

Credit Union Loonies $

39

Kevin Mapplebeck

Frosty Bites

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: Check-in closes
  • 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.

Amherst Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

2021 CNOY Photos

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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 26. Help us raise 20,000 dollars toward our Homeless Prevention and Outreach Program and annual campaign

Contact Us


YMCA of Cumberland

Jeff MacNeil Manager of Development
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 519.603.2250
Email info@cnoy.org

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