Open Doors is a one stop shop community hub that consists of of 15 community based programs that ARE open to everyone in Burlington Ontario. We provide food, education, clothing, child and youth programming, parenting groups and much more.
Open Doors has several visiting services that provide programs at our location. We have mental health walk-in counselling, Community Health Nurse, Employment Counselling, Ontario Energy Support Program, and other organizations partner that with us in our programming so that our community can come to one location and get a variety of needs met.
Open Doors has been operating for over 16 years and currently we serve OVER 2000 people monthly.
We are a volunteer driven organization of over 500 volunteers.
Please come out and walk with us and support your neighbours in the Burlington Community.
Between 6:00 and 8:00 pm a warm, light meal will be served to all walkers and volunteers.
Registration opens at 4:00 pm
All walkers must check-in at registration upon arrival
Please come prepared with:
All cash and cheques payable to "Coldest Night of the Year"
Pledge Sheet with all donor data filled out completely and neatly or post all pledges of cash and cheques online in your personal fundraising page and print off the My Results Form and bring with cash or cheques.
Waiver Form for those 17 and under with parent/guardian signature
For those who chose to pay the non-refundable registration fee, the early bird cost of $25 applies until Sunday, February 17th. After that, the fee will be $40.
Visit our FAQ section!
2 km walk
5 km walk
10 km walk
Rest stops will be available on all routes.
All routes will be well signed.
Route marshalls, rest stop attendants, and sweep vehicle drivers will be available for support along the route.
All riders 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.
Come prepared while keeping an eye on the expected weather.