Raised:
$21,628
108%Goal:
$20,000

Amherst

Hosted by YMCA of Cumberland

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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 >

2022 CNOY Photos

Thanks to all of our amazing photographer volunteers! If you've got a CNOY Day snapshot you'd like to share, email it to photos@cnoy.org.

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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

BaLaHa

Morris Haugg

5

2,750.00

2

Society of St Vincent de Paul

Dianne Gillis

6

2,284.00

3

Queens of the Cold

Sarah MacMaster

12

2,187.00

4

Rotary Club of Amherst, NS

Denise Corey

4

2,075.00

5

Lively Ladybugs of Maggie's Place

Heather Matthews

6

1,675.00

6

Christ Church Amherst

Keith Hunter

4

1,642.13

7

CC Stompers

Sarah PENNOYER

6

1,330.00

8

Sunny Sunday Striders

Jennifer Furlong

9

970.00

9

The Y Team

Jeff MacNeil

7

670.00

10

ARHS Social Justice Committee

Erin MacNeil

3

625.00

11

Lawtons Lovely Ladies

Kayla Wheaton

3

595.00

12

Unknown Winter Warriors

Melissa Proctor

3

585.00

13

Municipality of Cumberland

Carolyn Bollwerk

5

540.00

14

Marshview Mama’s on a Mission

Sharon Bristol

2

475.00

15

Frosty Bites

Heather Laidlaw

7

425.00

16

Frosty Fundraisers

Jennifer Jamieson

3

200.00

17

JC’s Tae Kwon Do Frigid Foghters

TERRI MCKILLOP

1

150.00

18

Credit Union Loonies $

Brent McCarthy

10

150.00

19

Emmerson Packaging

Christina Kelly

4

50.00

20

Team Hendrix

Morgan Prange

2

21

Town of Amherst

Allison Watson

5

22

Green Road Ramblers

Lori Hoffman

1

23

Who has more fun than us ?

Rhonda Perry

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Morris Haugg

BaLaHa

7

2,250.00

2

Dianne Gillis

Society of St Vincent de Paul

9

1,850.00

3

Denise Corey

Rotary Club of Amherst, NS

7

1,215.00

4

Keith Hunter

Christ Church Amherst

16

1,122.13

5

Ruth Currie

Lively Ladybugs of Maggie's Place

18

810.00

6

Paul Calder

Rotary Club of Amherst, NS

12

660.00

7

Sarah MacMaster

Queens of the Cold

7

442.00

8

Emily Casey

Queens of the Cold

5

370.00

9

Heather Matthews

Lively Ladybugs of Maggie's Place

2

350.00

10

Ashley Creighton

Lawtons Lovely Ladies

5

340.00

11

Jennifer Houghtaling

Municipality of Cumberland

7

315.00

12

Erin MacNeil

ARHS Social Justice Committee

8

305.00

13

Jennifer Furlong

Sunny Sunday Striders

3

300.00

14

Jolene Cormier

Unknown Winter Warriors

5

295.00

15

Trina Clarke

The Y Team

7

290.00

16

Sharon Bristol

Marshview Mama’s on a Mission

4

280.00

17

Christine MacDonald

Queens of the Cold

1

250.00

18

Rachelle David Dow

Society of St Vincent de Paul

4

234.00

19

Julie Fromm

ARHS Social Justice Committee

6

230.00

20

Will Ferrey

Christ Church Amherst

4

225.00

21

Kim Carroll

CC Stompers

6

220.00

22

Diane Stephens-Bacon

Frosty Bites

3

210.00

23

Lina Taraschi

CC Stompers

4

200.00

24

Jena Bowes

Lively Ladybugs of Maggie's Place

6

200.00

25

Joy MacLean

Queens of the Cold

2

200.00

26

Tammy Pardy

Marshview Mama’s on a Mission

4

195.00

27

Sacha Siddall

Queens of the Cold

2

175.00

28

Alyssa Estabrooks

Lively Ladybugs of Maggie's Place

5

175.00

29

Melissa Proctor

Unknown Winter Warriors

2

170.00

30

Brittany Bowden

Lawtons Lovely Ladies

3

160.00

31

Karen Brine

Sunny Sunday Striders

1

150.00

32

Nancy Letcher

Sunny Sunday Striders

5

150.00

33

Amy Casey

Queens of the Cold

4

150.00

34

Murray Scott

Municipality of Cumberland

3

150.00

35

Sarah Crocker

Queens of the Cold

4

150.00

36

Elizabeth Wilson

2

150.00

37

Priscilla shelley

Queens of the Cold

1

150.00

38

Brent McCarthy

Credit Union Loonies $

2

150.00

39

Simeon Ferrey

Christ Church Amherst

4

145.00

40

TERRI MCKILLOP

JC’s Tae Kwon Do Frigid Foghters

3

125.00

41

Jeff MacNeil

The Y Team

2

125.00

42

Rae Burke

Sunny Sunday Striders

6

120.00

43

Trevor Proctor

Unknown Winter Warriors

3

120.00

44

Sara McCarthy

Queens of the Cold

1

100.00

45

Kate McNeil

Lively Ladybugs of Maggie's Place

2

100.00

46

Delta Melvin

Frosty Bites

3

100.00

47

Christa Lawrence

BaLaHa

1

100.00

48

Chastity Stack

Queens of the Cold

1

100.00

49

Ann Jeffreys

Frosty Fundraisers

3

100.00

50

Sakina Saify

Queens of the Cold

1

100.00

51

Stephanie Hillson

Rotary Club of Amherst, NS

1

100.00

52

Jessica Fraser

3

100.00

53

Amanda Macleod

Municipality of Cumberland

3

75.00

54

Sarah PENNOYER

CC Stompers

1

75.00

55

Heather Winters

CC Stompers

4

70.00

56

Heather Laidlaw

Frosty Bites

2

65.00

57

Christina Kelly

Emmerson Packaging

1

50.00

58

Allie Colp

Christ Church Amherst

1

50.00

59

Shirley LeBlanc

Society of St Vincent de Paul

1

50.00

60

Shauna Graham

Society of St Vincent de Paul

1

50.00

61

Ellen Gaudet

The Y Team

1

50.00

62

colleen dowe

The Y Team

1

50.00

63

Kayla Wheaton

Lawtons Lovely Ladies

2

45.00

64

Sheri MacDonald

Lively Ladybugs of Maggie's Place

2

40.00

65

Linda Carter

Sunny Sunday Striders

2

30.00

66

Jennifer Mapplebeck

Frosty Bites

1

25.00

67

Kevin Mapplebeck

Frosty Bites

1

25.00

68

Crystal Farrell

CC Stompers

1

20.00

69

Evlynn McAloney

The Y Team

1

20.00

70

Karen Morehouse

Sunny Sunday Striders

1

20.00

71

Alison Lair

The Y Team

1

10.00

72

Alex Peters

Emmerson Packaging

73

Nancy Pryce

74

Krista Read

Credit Union Loonies $

75

Carin DesChamp

The Y Team

76

Lisa Gould

Credit Union Loonies $

77

Jennifer Troop

Credit Union Loonies $

78

Brandi Canning

Queens of the Cold

79

Laura Metcalfe

80

Danielle Vance Vance

81

Chelsie Morris

Credit Union Loonies $

82

Jessica Porter

Credit Union Loonies $

83

Alicia Clark

Emmerson Packaging

84

Stephanie Allen

Rotary Club of Amherst, NS

85

Darcy Bogdanova

ARHS Social Justice Committee

86

Veronica Richards

Society of St Vincent de Paul

87

Todd Lawrence

BaLaHa

88

Victor Wright

Emmerson Packaging

89

Sarah Doyle

Credit Union Loonies $

90

Lauren Bailey

BaLaHa

91

Mike Walker

Credit Union Loonies $

92

Wil Ross

Credit Union Loonies $

93

Kevin Mapplebeck

Frosty Bites

94

Linda Arenburg

95

Jennifer Jamieson

Frosty Fundraisers

96

Connie LeBlanc

Society of St Vincent de Paul

97

Lydia Quinn

CC Stompers

98

Carolyn Bollwerk

Municipality of Cumberland

99

Shelley Hoeg-Eaton

Municipality of Cumberland

100

Rhonda Perry

Who has more fun than us ?

101

Alicia Carter

Sunny Sunday Striders

102

Andy Melvin

Frosty Bites

103

Lori Hoffman

Green Road Ramblers

104

Ginni Keizer

Credit Union Loonies $

105

Morgan Prange

Team Hendrix

106

Hendrix Prange

Team Hendrix

107

Lynn Canton

Sunny Sunday Striders

108

Allison Watson

Town of Amherst

109

Leon Landry

Town of Amherst

110

Kim Jones

Town of Amherst

111

Hal Davidson

Town of Amherst

112

Albert Agar

Town of Amherst

113

Marty Leblanc

Sunny Sunday Striders

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

Amherst Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

Event Day Details

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

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

Start

YMCA of Cumberland

92 Church Street

Amherst, NS

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.
  • As per Province of Nova Scotia directives, proof of vaccine is required.

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)
  • 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

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:


  • Monday, Feb. 21 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm - YMCA of Cumberland (92 Church St., Amherst)
  • Thursday, Feb. 24 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm - YMCA of Cumberland (92 Church St., Amherst)
  • CNOY Day: Feb. 26 from 2:30 – 4:30 pm - YMCA of Cumberland (92 Church St., Amherst)
  • Note: 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.

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