Raised:
$7,145
14%Goal:
$50,000

Cochrane

Hosted by Helping Hands Society of Cochrane

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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

Cochrane (Helping Hands Society of Cochrane) is super grateful for our fantastic 2022 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Cochrane Scoreboard

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Teams
Walkers

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Drumming Drapers

McKinnon Draper

2

840.00

2

St. Andrews United

Jim and Jean Blyth

4

550.00

3

Helping Hands Society

Chairra Nicolle

4

525.00

4

The Hibernating Hayes'

Melia Hayes

1

100.00

5

Polar Bairds

April Baird

4

50.00

6

Mortgages by Cheryl J - Advanced Mortgage

Cheryl Jessamine

2

7

Kari Rose Health

Kari Rose

3

8

Cochrane Dream Team

Christine Mutagubya

3

9

Urban Systems Trekkers

Lynda Cooke

1

10

The Kilted Dhu Ghudders

Leslie Deans

1

11

Cochrane Comets Swim Club

Danielle Genung

1

12

Cochrane Walkers for Change

Debbie White

3

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

McKinnon Draper

Drumming Drapers

16

840.00

2

Vita Hopkins

Helping Hands Society

1

500.00

3

Raymond Goodshlip

St. Andrews United

5

350.00

4

Jim and Jean Blyth

St. Andrews United

1

200.00

5

Tracy Wadden

2

100.00

6

Genevieve Boivin

Helping Hands Society

1

25.00

7

Addison Baird

Polar Bairds

1

25.00

8

Ashtyn Baird

Polar Bairds

1

25.00

9

Chairra Nicolle

Helping Hands Society

10

Christine Mutagubya

Cochrane Dream Team

11

Samantha Nickerson

Cochrane Walkers for Change

12

Emiko Kanazawa

Cochrane Dream Team

13

Vahri Caldwell

Cochrane Dream Team

14

Lynda Cooke

Urban Systems Trekkers

15

Jacquie Brezovski

Helping Hands Society

16

Leslie Deans

The Kilted Dhu Ghudders

17

Kevin McDonald

18

Danielle Genung

Cochrane Comets Swim Club

19

Melia Hayes

The Hibernating Hayes'

20

Jayne Sandilands

Cochrane Walkers for Change

21

Debbie White

Cochrane Walkers for Change

22

Kari Rose

Kari Rose Health

23

Mandy Kellock

Kari Rose Health

24

Crystal Lamarche

Kari Rose Health

25

Cheryl Jessamine

Mortgages by Cheryl J - Advanced Mortgage

26

Rebekah Dyck

27

Monica Walker

28

Raymond Goodship

St. Andrews United

29

April Baird

Polar Bairds

30

Adam Baird

Polar Bairds

31

Kirk Draper

Drumming Drapers

32

Cynthia Skoretz

Mortgages by Cheryl J - Advanced Mortgage

33

Edith Wearmouth

St. Andrews United

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
  • 4:15 pm: Opening remarks
  • 4:30 pm: Walker send off (all distances)
  • 5:30 pm: Light meal served
  • 6:00 pm: Groups arrive from their walk
  • 6:30 pm: Closing Remarks

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.

Cochrane Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

2021 CNOY Photos

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About Helping Hands Society of Cochrane

Helping Hands Society of Cochrane and Area links people who help with people who need help. Our volunteers fill unmet human needs and strengthen community.


We enable faith based groups, community groups and local citizens to serve and connect with their neighbours through volunteerism, making Cochrane and area a vibrant, caring and supportive community.


We support those with illness or injure, low income, seniors, single parent families and newcomers to the community. As our community continues to grow, we are seeing these needs increase.


Our programs consist of Community Food Drives, Volunteer Drivers, Movers with Heart, Caring Neighbours, Snow Helpers, Summer Do Crew, Meal Team and Newcomer support.


Our programs could not continue to help our vulnerable citizens with out our amazing volunteers and the generous support from our community!!

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