Raised:
$19,512
12%Goal:
$160,000

Kitchener/​Waterloo

Hosted by Ray of Hope Community Centre

134Walkers38Teams13Volunteers32Days Left

It's cold out there. The Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walk that raises money for charities serving hungry, homeless, and hurting people in our community. Walk with us on February 22, 2020!

About Ray of Hope Community Centre

When you walk with us on February 22nd, you help us significantly support the ministry at the Ray of Hope Community Centre (The ROHCC), a place of refuge for people in the Kitchener/Waterloo area who are experiencing homeless or living in poverty... a place where people can find meals, food hampers, showers, laundry facilities, a warm reception and friends who are willing to demonstrate the love of Christ and share their lives.

Community Sponsors

Kitchener/Waterloo is super grateful for our fantastic 2020 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Kitchener/​Waterloo 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

Rockin' Rays

Tonya Verburg

7

2,262.00

2

The Walking Fed

Brian Carney

2

2,005.00

3

Frozen Assets

Kyla Arsenault

8

1,705.00

4

Waterloo Youth Walkers

Kara Brunsting

9

1,666.01

5

The Winter Wobblers

Tori Carney

6

1,005.00

6

Creekside Walks for Ray of Hope

Rob Gast

4

855.00

7

SnowWalkers

Glenn Smith

3

650.00

8

Journey for Hope

Jason Van Es

3

550.00

9

Hillee Hikers

Jon Hill

2

550.00

10

Witmer Walkers

Doug Witmer

7

500.00

11

Chilled and Thrilled @ WMB

Tonja Hansen-Klinck

6

475.00

12

Lincoln Roaders

David McKee

2

450.00

13

Save Our Hood

Kelly Ann Callaghan

2

338.00

14

Freezin' For A Reason

Elizabeth Mace

9

300.00

15

Snow and Steady Wins the Race

Paula Lee

2

280.00

16

Westmount Knights

Lyna Jones

2

275.00

17

TEAM HOPE! Brian Ellis Team

Brian Ellis

3

200.00

18

St.Mary & St.Maurice Kitchener

Maria Ibrahim

1

150.00

19

Freaky Fridays

Lisa Eelkema

2

140.00

20

LifeSpring Walkers

Brianne McCallum

3

114.00

21

Heidelberg Bible Fellowship - Ray of Hope

Sherrie Martin

5

110.00

22

Heart and Sole

Joshua Hickey

5

85.00

23

The Frozen Few

Beth Bohnert

1

50.00

24

Another Manic Monday

Brian Blake

5

50.00

25

Morning Glory Blizzards

Sharlene Wallace

5

25.00

26

WPA.Teens

Andrew Brown

1

27

G-Force

James Bast

1

28

MapleView Youth

Jeremy Jantzi

2

29

LifeNorth.Church

Dave Slomka

1

30

Team Schmidt

Suri Schmidt

1

31

NKPR

Keturah Harder

32

Marketplace Mates

Julie Letford

1

33

Team Zero Environmental

Tirzah Balzer

1

34

Wacky Wednesday

Richard Braniff

5

35

CISV Waterloo

Jared Shantz

1

36

Mighty Quinns

Ian Pollock

2

37

Freezy Does It

Zach Wideman

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Brian Carney

The Walking Fed

11

1,305.00

2

Scott Brush

Rockin' Rays

19

1,237.00

3

Kara Brunsting

Waterloo Youth Walkers

3

900.00

4

Katy Biersteker

Creekside Walks for Ray of Hope

8

835.00

5

Tori Carney

The Winter Wobblers

14

740.00

6

Kyla Arsenault

Frozen Assets

14

705.00

7

Kristen Smith

The Walking Fed

9

700.00

8

Tonya Verburg

Rockin' Rays

10

625.00

9

Jon Hill

Hillee Hikers

6

550.00

10

Glenn Smith

SnowWalkers

4

550.00

11

Christie Arthurs

Frozen Assets

3

500.00

12

Joel Arthurs

Frozen Assets

3

500.00

13

David McKee

Lincoln Roaders

1

450.00

14

Ryan Robinson

7

350.00

15

Mary Van Es

Journey for Hope

2

300.00

16

Glynis Burkhalter

Rockin' Rays

2

300.00

17

Kelly Ann Callaghan

Save Our Hood

8

288.00

18

Elizabeth Mace

Freezin' For A Reason

4

200.00

19

Greg Reed

Chilled and Thrilled @ WMB

1

200.00

20

Charlene Chamberlain

Westmount Knights

1

200.00

21

Brian Ellis

TEAM HOPE! Brian Ellis Team

2

200.00

22

Paula Lee

Snow and Steady Wins the Race

3

200.00

23

Jason Van Es

Journey for Hope

3

200.00

24

Tricia Lutz

Witmer Walkers

1

200.00

25

Kierra Blankespoor

Waterloo Youth Walkers

6

166.01

26

Doug Witmer

Witmer Walkers

1

150.00

27

Jean Witmer

Witmer Walkers

1

150.00

28

Reuben Brunsting

Waterloo Youth Walkers

2

150.00

29

Maria Ibrahim

St.Mary & St.Maurice Kitchener

1

150.00

30

Nicole Odermatt

Freaky Fridays

3

140.00

31

Irene den Bak-Lammers

Waterloo Youth Walkers

4

130.00

32

Nick Rogister

The Winter Wobblers

3

125.00

33

Brianne McCallum

LifeSpring Walkers

2

114.00

34

Alison Feuerwerker

Chilled and Thrilled @ WMB

1

100.00

35

Reta Malloy

Rockin' Rays

1

100.00

36

Jim Stirtzinger

SnowWalkers

1

100.00

37

Avaleigh Hansen

Chilled and Thrilled @ WMB

2

100.00

38

Mark Eelkema

Waterloo Youth Walkers

1

100.00

39

Liam Good

The Winter Wobblers

2

70.00

40

Bryan Cook

Freezin' For A Reason

1

50.00

41

Beth Bohnert

The Frozen Few

1

50.00

42

Liane Jimenez

Heidelberg Bible Fellowship - Ray of Hope

1

50.00

43

Megan Bourdeau

Another Manic Monday

3

50.00

44

Maria Michaelides

Freezin' For A Reason

1

50.00

45

Tonja Hansen-Klinck

Chilled and Thrilled @ WMB

1

50.00

46

Ray Brunsting

Journey for Hope

1

50.00

47

Kai Traplin

Save Our Hood

1

50.00

48

Joshua Hickey

Heart and Sole

1

40.00

49

Luke Hansen

Chilled and Thrilled @ WMB

1

25.00

50

Edwin Patterson

1

25.00

51

rebecca scholl

Morning Glory Blizzards

1

25.00

52

Connor Dell

Heart and Sole

1

25.00

53

Holly Lunge

Heart and Sole

1

20.00

54

Connor Hobrink

Creekside Walks for Ray of Hope

1

20.00

55

Rick Stroobosscher

Waterloo Youth Walkers

1

20.00

56

henk & mieke wichers

Heidelberg Bible Fellowship - Ray of Hope

1

10.00

57

Jenn Genzle

Freezin' For A Reason

58

Amanda Clemmer

Heart and Sole

59

Aidan Smyth

Freezin' For A Reason

60

Lisa Treleaven

Frozen Assets

61

Adelaide Lutz

Witmer Walkers

62

Richard Morand

Wacky Wednesday

63

Amanda Wright

Freezin' For A Reason

64

Rob Gast

Creekside Walks for Ray of Hope

65

Peter Schultz

TEAM HOPE! Brian Ellis Team

66

Jim Testerton

67

Jena Hoffman

Heart and Sole

68

Scott McKague

Mighty Quinns

69

Zach Wideman

Freezy Does It

70

Michael Toohey

TEAM HOPE! Brian Ellis Team

71

Reina Stein

72

Melanie Hobrink

Creekside Walks for Ray of Hope

73

Christine Jantzi

MapleView Youth

74

Jeremy Jantzi

MapleView Youth

75

Kathleen Wallace

SnowWalkers

76

Tanya Hill

Hillee Hikers

77

Angelica DeVos

Frozen Assets

78

Scott Lammers

Waterloo Youth Walkers

79

Joel Deschamps

Another Manic Monday

80

Johnny Montgomery

Another Manic Monday

81

Faith Laverty

Wacky Wednesday

82

Suri Schmidt

Team Schmidt

83

Pam Dickinson

Frozen Assets

84

Dana Deschamps

Another Manic Monday

85

James Bast

G-Force

86

Thatcher Lutz

Witmer Walkers

87

Sue Koch

Frozen Assets

88

Vicki Cok

Waterloo Youth Walkers

89

Nuke Shim

Lincoln Roaders

90

Melissa Harrington

The Winter Wobblers

91

Petra Myers

Morning Glory Blizzards

92

Lyna Jones

Westmount Knights

93

Sherrie Martin

Heidelberg Bible Fellowship - Ray of Hope

94

Megan Yoshida

Snow and Steady Wins the Race

95

Jane Ta

Rockin' Rays

96

Heather Skene

Wacky Wednesday

97

Ryan Kennedy

Wacky Wednesday

98

Angela Collins

99

Ann Demaiter

100

Sharlene Wallace

Morning Glory Blizzards

101

Richard Braniff

Wacky Wednesday

102

Ian Pollock

Mighty Quinns

103

Pam Bunnett

Waterloo Smiles

104

Andrew Brown

WPA.Teens

105

Hilary Zorgdrager

Rockin' Rays

106

Thomas and Patricia Bauersachs

Heidelberg Bible Fellowship - Ray of Hope

107

Lisa Eelkema

Freaky Fridays

108

Lawrence Hansen

Chilled and Thrilled @ WMB

109

Sandy Hughes

Rockin' Rays

110

Mariah Martin

Morning Glory Blizzards

111

Blue Sea Foundation

112

Chantal Huinink

Waterloo Youth Walkers

113

Geoff Lutz

Witmer Walkers

114

Ty Lutz

Witmer Walkers

115

Jared Shantz

CISV Waterloo

116

Dave Slomka

LifeNorth.Church

117

Barb Bauman

Heidelberg Bible Fellowship - Ray of Hope

118

Gillian Niblett

119

Michael McPherson

The Winter Wobblers

120

Tirzah Balzer

Team Zero Environmental

121

Brian Blake

Another Manic Monday

122

Laura Gwen VanBruwaene

LifeSpring Walkers

123

Dan Wideman

Morning Glory Blizzards

124

John VanBruwaene

LifeSpring Walkers

125

Julie Letford

Marketplace Mates

Kitchener/​Waterloo Maps

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

2019 CNOY Photos

Photo Credit: Katy Moore, Heather Barber, and Caitlyn Kesselring

Event Day Details

Save the date - Event Day is February 22, 2020!

The Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walk that raises money for charities serving hungry, homeless, and hurting people in our community.


Start

We're working on finalizing our Start location - check back soon!


Times

Here's the schedule for Event Day:

  • 4 pm: Registration opens
  • 5 pm: Opening Ceremonies
  • 5:15 pm: Walk begins (all distances)
  • 6 pm: Registration closes
  • 6 pm: Meal service begins
  • 8 pm: Route closes, meal service ends

Yummy Food on Event Day:

Between 6:00 and 8:00 pm a warm, light meal will be served to all walkers and volunteers.


Registration

Registration Process:

  • Registration opens at 4:00 pm.
  • All walkers must check-in at registration upon arrival.
  • Check out the What to Bring section below.

Have questions? Visit our FAQ section!


Registration Types:

  • Children 0-10: Free to participate (but you'll need to raise $75 to earn a toque)
  • Youth 11-17: Fundraise $75+ to earn your CNOY toque or pay the $25 registration fee
  • Adult 18+: Fundraise $150+ to earn your CNOY toque or pay the $25 registration fee


Route Details

  • Route Distances: 2 km, 5 km, or 10 km walks.
  • Rest stops are available on all routes.
  • All routes will be well signed.
  • Route marshals, rest stop attendants, and sweep vehicle drivers will provide support along the route.
  • All walkers 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.


What to Bring

  • Cheques made out to Coldest Night of the Year and cash donations
  • A completed Pledge Form or My Results Form if you’re bringing cash or cheques
  • You're 17 years and under, or
  • You didn’t sign up online before event day
  • Good waterproof shoes/boots for walking
  • Warm coat and mitts
  • A cell phone for emergencies (recommended but not required)
  • Extra food or snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • A passion for the charity you're walking for

Contact Us


Ray of Hope Community Centre

Scott Brush Chief Development Officer
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