Raised:
$23,494
117%Goal:
$20,000

Brandon

Hosted by Samaritan House Ministries

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The Coldest Night of the Year is a winterrific family-friendly walk in support of local charities serving people experiencing hurt, hunger, and homelessness. Join us on February 24, 2024 - team up, fundraise, walk, and take a moment to look closer... because it’s cold out there.

Community Sponsors

Brandon (Samaritan House Ministries) is super grateful for our fantastic 2024 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Event Day Details

Save the date - CNOY Day is February 24, 2024!

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451 18th St, Brandon, MB R7A 5A9


We will be starting and ending our walk this year at Knox United Church.

Schedule

  • 4:00 pm: Meet Check-in + Welcome
  • 5:00 pm: Move Send-off
  • 6:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 7:00 pm: Mosey Goodbye + see you in 2025!

Not able to join us in person at the Main Event? We hope you'll register, 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: 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.
  • Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.
  • No 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 >

Check-In

  • All walkers participating at the Main Event on Saturday, February 24, 2024 must check-in upon arrival.
  • 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.
  • Offsite fundraising walkers can contact their local event director to arrange toque pickup the week of the event.

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 the 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 form.
  • 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 accept the waiver automatically when they register online.
  • Youth/Children under 18 need a waiver signed by their parent or guardian.
  • An online form will be emailed to all parents/guardians before CNOY Day.
  • Waivers will also be available at check-in on CNOY 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!

Brandon Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

Brandon 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

Polar Vortex

Madeline Buchanan

7

5,080.00

2

Western Walkers

Jamie Ramsey

4

2,600.00

3

Sun Dogs

Marcia Wiebe

5

2,325.00

4

Ramsey

Heather Ramsey

4

2,195.00

5

Wednesday Walkers

Heather Stewart

3

1,345.00

6

Winter Wanderers of Westoba

Karen Burton

6

1,285.00

7

Frosty Belles and Beaus

Barbara McNish

3

1,095.00

8

Maryland Park School

Robyn Paulishyn

7

775.00

9

Men's Resource Centre of Brandon

Valerie Sandy

6

718.00

10

Brrr-NRC

Brynn Kirkup

3

650.00

11

City of BRRR-andon

Shannon Saltarelli

2

625.00

12

GOGOGO

Jocelyne Goumans

2

300.00

13

Huddle Brandon

Sachi Villanueva

3

250.00

14

Team Hope

Tammy Ballingall

1

100.00

15

Year 1 warming up humanity

Marcia Monias

1

50.00

16

Team BASH

Samantha van den Ham

5

25.00

17

J&J

john paul lwanga jadyn grace lindsay

1

18

Cabin Fever

Maria Askham

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Madeline Buchanan

Polar Vortex

10

2,725.00

2

Marcia Wiebe

Sun Dogs

2

2,075.00

3

Heather Ramsey

Ramsey

4

1,300.00

4

Jamie Ramsey

Western Walkers

13

1,160.00

5

Dave Lysack

Western Walkers

4

950.00

6

Kristina Janzen

Polar Vortex

9

630.00

7

Lisa Lysack

Ramsey

4

570.00

8

Stephanie De la Luz

Polar Vortex

5

500.00

9

Heather Stewart

Wednesday Walkers

4

500.00

10

Barbara McNish

Frosty Belles and Beaus

8

470.00

11

Akaps AM

2

425.00

12

Danielle Kenler

Winter Wanderers of Westoba

11

410.00

13

Erin Loewen

Polar Vortex

5

375.00

14

Jason & Jillian L

Western Walkers

10

340.00

15

Jessica McLean

Men's Resource Centre of Brandon

8

333.00

16

Shannon Saltarelli

City of BRRR-andon

5

325.00

17

Bradley Mitchell

Men's Resource Centre of Brandon

7

310.00

18

Jon Buller

Polar Vortex

2

275.00

19

David Buchanan

Polar Vortex

4

275.00

20

Amanda Dupuis

City of BRRR-andon

5

250.00

21

Sylvia Barr

Sun Dogs

1

250.00

22

Sachi Villanueva

Huddle Brandon

5

200.00

23

Cathie Lyburn

Maryland Park School

6

200.00

24

Laura Wallis

Brrr-NRC

1

200.00

25

Brynn Kirkup

Brrr-NRC

2

180.00

26

Solange Machado

Brrr-NRC

2

170.00

27

Marian Ramage

Wednesday Walkers

3

170.00

28

Rebecca Zosa

4

170.00

29

Karen Burton

Winter Wanderers of Westoba

5

170.00

30

Brian Ray

Polar Vortex

2

150.00

31

Shawn Mckay

2

150.00

32

Elizabeth Modersohn

Winter Wanderers of Westoba

2

150.00

33

Victoria Mckay

3

150.00

34

Eppie Goumans

GOGOGO

1

150.00

35

Jocelyne Goumans

GOGOGO

1

150.00

36

Steven Newton

Western Walkers

5

150.00

37

Amy Cochrane

Maryland Park School

4

140.00

38

Kristen Thomson

Winter Wanderers of Westoba

4

135.00

39

Robyn Paulishyn

Maryland Park School

3

125.00

40

Hollie Cochrane

Maryland Park School

4

110.00

41

Tammy Ballingall

Team Hope

1

100.00

42

Melina McNish

Frosty Belles and Beaus

1

100.00

43

Chloe Derewianchuk

Maryland Park School

2

100.00

44

Jasmin Wohlgemuth

2

100.00

45

Skye Zosa

2

81.50

46

Valerie Sandy

Men's Resource Centre of Brandon

6

75.00

47

Brenda Gibson

Winter Wanderers of Westoba

2

75.00

48

Blaine Clark

Winter Wanderers of Westoba

2

60.00

49

Marcia Monias

Year 1 warming up humanity

1

50.00

50

Regina Derewianchuk

Maryland Park School

1

50.00

51

Roger Glufka

Wednesday Walkers

1

50.00

52

Heather Symbalisty

Frosty Belles and Beaus

1

50.00

53

Brie Burton

Team BASH

1

25.00

54

Maria Askham

Cabin Fever

55

Erin Knight

Men's Resource Centre of Brandon

56

Kelly Walker

Ramsey

57

john paul lwanga jadyn grace lindsay

J&J

58

Adrienne Bolton

59

sintayehu Timerga

Huddle Brandon

60

Karli Brown

Men's Resource Centre of Brandon

61

Angela Hainsworth

62

Scott Blyth

63

Janessa Roman

Sun Dogs

64

Sarah Dobush

Sun Dogs

65

Amber Hearsey

Team BASH

66

Hannah Yuen

Team BASH

67

Brittney Yeo

Team BASH

68

Heather Bolech

Sun Dogs

69

Samantha van den Ham

Team BASH

70

Linda Johnston

Men's Resource Centre of Brandon

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 Samaritan House Ministries

Samaritan House Ministries has been working to reach those in need in and around Brandon for nearly three decades. Thousands of people are assisted every month through our food bank and resource centre, safe and warm shelter, literacy and employment programs, second-stage housing, and food sustainability programs. We are grateful for the ongoing contributions of individuals, churches, government and non-government organizations, and for the businesses who support Samaritan House Ministries in its efforts, through donations of food, money and time.


Samaritan House Programs:

Manitoba's 2nd largest Food Bank

Safe & Warm Shelter

Community Garden Network

Age is an Asset Employment Training

Literacy and GED Programs

Computer Training

Employment Resources

Mary's House Second-stage Housing

Volunteering Opportunities


Winter is a tough time for homeless and hurting people in Brandon. Coldest Night of the Year is a terrific way to support Samaritan House and the community it serves.

2023 CNOY Photos

Here's a collection of our favourite photos from CNOY 2023 nationwide - special thanks to our many volunteer photographers who sent them in!

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Contact Us


CNOY Brandon 2024

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

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