Raised:
$11,515
15%Goal:
$75,000

Etobicoke Lakeshore

Hosted by Haven on the Queensway

22Walkers11Teams33Volunteers84Days 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

Etobicoke Lakeshore (Haven on the Queensway) is super grateful for our fantastic 2022 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Etobicoke Lakeshore 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

Humans of Haven

Susan Carbone

6

620.00

2

Queensway Eagles

Wakeela Kassim

1

500.00

3

Happy Walkers

Fernanda Pontes

3

395.00

4

The Queensway Women Roaring Chestnuts

Marcela Vilalobos

1

5

Lush Legends

Mariya Turner

3

6

Heated Seats

Tyler Champagne

1

7

Polar Bears

Ruth Martin

1

8

Care Blairs

Tatiana Blair

1

9

The Essence @ 25 Earlington

Jennifer Gerynowicz

1

10

Bakin' Haven

Lincoln Dugas-Nishisato

1

11

Walking Tall

Marcela Vilalobos

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Wakeela Kassim

Queensway Eagles

1

500.00

2

John Jefkins

Humans of Haven

1

500.00

3

Fernanda Pontes

Happy Walkers

2

200.00

4

Lee-Anna Ramsaroop

Happy Walkers

6

195.00

5

Susan Carbone

Humans of Haven

2

70.00

6

Eszter Marko

Humans of Haven

1

50.00

7

Danielle Ferguson

Happy Walkers

8

Lindsay Marleau

Lush Legends

9

Marcela Vilalobos

Walking Tall

10

Marcela Vilalobos

The Queensway Women Roaring Chestnuts

11

Reggie Tika

Lush Legends

12

Mariya Turner

Lush Legends

13

Aretha Khaloo

Humans of Haven

14

Tyler Champagne

Heated Seats

15

Marta Pineda

Humans of Haven

16

Vladimir Ivanenko

Humans of Haven

17

Nancy Graham

18

Ruth Martin

Polar Bears

19

Tatiana Blair

Care Blairs

20

Jennifer Gerynowicz

The Essence @ 25 Earlington

21

Lincoln Dugas-Nishisato

Bakin' Haven

22

Justin Quenneville

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: Last group leaves for their walk
  • 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.

Etobicoke Lakeshore Maps

All routes are generously marked with bright CNOY signage, staffed by friendly volunteers, and include rest stops with snacks along the way.

2/5kmView + print!

4 loops of the parking lot = 2km 10 loops of the parking lot = 5km

2021 CNOY Photos

Here's a collection of our favourite photos from CNOY 2021 nationwide - special thanks to our many volunteer photographers who sent them in!

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About Haven on the Queensway

Haven on the Queensway is a nonprofit charitable organization providing humanitarian relief to people in our community by meeting their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.  We offer an atmosphere of respect, dignity, and security as we help people on their way to becoming more self-sufficient.


There were over 1.1 million visits to food banks in the Toronto region in 2020. Between COVID-related job losses, rent and mortgage payments, child rearing costs, and more, budgeting enough money for food has become difficult for many. At Haven on the Queensway, we serve over 200 families weekly, 600 + individuals, and the numbers are growing. Especially during COVID we have seen an increase in families accessing our Food Bank, including seniors, families, children, youth, and those who are struggling with homelessness and hunger. Countless new families registered have recently lost their jobs.


For those in Etobicoke, the hope of receiving help starts with CNOY 2022! Please give!

Contact Us


Haven on the Queensway

Susan Carbone Event Director
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