Raised:
$23,686
12%Goal:
$185,000

Kitchener/​Waterloo

Hosted by Ray of Hope Community Centre

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Address: Start/Registration:, Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute , (301 Charles St. E) , , > Park behind the school or... Map >
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About Ray of Hope Community Centre

When you walk with us on February 24th, 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.

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Event Day Details

Save the date - WALK Day is February 24, 2018!

Ray of Hope serves people struggling with poverty & homelessness in Kitchener/Waterloo. We offer a place of safety and support to our friends and guests through the Ray of Hope Community Centre. Each man and woman who visits the Centre is met by individuals who truly care about their well-being.


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Start/Registration:

Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute

(301 Charles St. E)


> Park behind the school or the overflow lot across Stirling Ave

> Use Double doors off the rear Parking Lot to enter school

> Follow the Arrows -->


Finish:

The Ray of Hope Community Centre

(659 King St. E)


> Enter off the rear parking lot


Times

Times:

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

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


Registration

Important Instructions

Registration opens at 4:00 pm. All walkers must check-in and sign a waiver form before participating.


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.
  • Bring a signed WAIVER FORM available online under TOOLS / FORMS on the main site.

Note:

  • 0-10 Free
  • 11-17 - Youth (pay $25 or raise minimum of $75)
  • 18+ - Adult (pay $25 or raise minimum of $150)
  • The toque is for anyone who pays the fee or raises the minimum
  • Reg Fee increase to $40 effective Monday, February 19th


Route Details

Route Options Include


2 km walk

5 km walk

10 km walk


Rest stops will be available at UW School of Pharmacy (5 km) & WLU's Science Building (10 km).


Maps will be available at the Welcome Desk. All routes will be well signed.


Route marshalls, rest stop attendants, and sweep vehicle drivers will be available for support along the route.


All walkers 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.


What to Bring

Please bring:


  • any cash or cheques made out to "Coldest Night of the Year"
  • a completed pledge form or "My Results Form" to match the cash or cheques
  • a signed waiver form
  • good walking waterproof shoes/boots
  • warm coat & mitts

Come prepared while keeping an eye on the Weather Network.

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Teams
Walkers

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

TEAM HOPE! Brian Ellis Team

Brian Ellis

1

10,045.00

2

TEAM Albrecht

Harold Albrecht

2

1,520.00

3

Frozen Assets

Kyla Arsenault

4

1,425.00

4

Morning Glory Stormtroopers

Sharlene Wallace

6

1,070.00

5

LossPreventionTeam

Kaylen Fugard

6

885.00

6

Team Ray of Hope

Scott Brush

1

830.00

7

Grandview Go-Getters

Lynne Rutledge

4

665.00

8

The Real "Whyte Walkers" From Beyond the Wall!

Harry Whyte

2

500.00

9

Chilled and Thrilled @WMB

Cecil Hayes

3

445.00

10

PeaceWorks Technology Solutions

Ryan Robinson

2

385.00

11

Snow and Steady Wins the Race

Paula Lee

3

250.00

12

Westmount Knights

Lyna Jones

5

230.00

13

Freezy Does It

Katherine Rodgers

5

230.00

14

The Snowpokes

Rachel Coombs

4

225.00

15

Westvale Walkers

Julia Hendry

6

170.00

16

Welcome Home's Frozen Feet

Sharon Schmidt

3

150.00

17

G & P's White Walkers

Paula McLeod-Smith

3

100.00

18

Wednesday's Snowflakes of Hope

Richard Braniff

2

50.00

19

Pathway Travellers

Catriona Roy

3

25.00

20

Woodside Walkers

Darcy Dueck

1

21

Stepping Out

Helen Gallinger

1

22

Vidyard

Marcel Van Der Linde

1

23

WPA Small Group

Melissa Juche

4

24

Stanley Park Community Church

Lynda Wormald

1

25

Kitchener Kids

Erika Brandt

1

26

The Mighty Quinns

Ian Pollock

1

27

Cold Walkers

Sandra Barnhart

2

28

Creekside loves ROH team

Katy Biersteker

1

29

Team Batman

Tiffany Million

1

30

Creekside Walkers for Ray of Hope

Rob Gast

1

31

Walk by Faith

Holly Martin

2

32

Changing Lives 2018

Karen Klassen

1

33

It's too late for cold feet

Brian Blake

4

34

The Colvin's

Jenn Colvin

4

35

Team Ziegler

Ashley Fransen

1

36

CISV Waterloo

Catherine Nesbitt-Timmons

5

37

The Staeblerites

Debbie Sutton

7

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Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Brian Ellis

TEAM HOPE! Brian Ellis Team

2

10,000.00

2

Christie Arthurs

Frozen Assets

9

1,125.00

3

Debbie Woodhall

Morning Glory Stormtroopers

10

980.00

4

Scott Brush

Team Ray of Hope

10

830.00

5

Kaylen Fugard

LossPreventionTeam

7

630.00

6

Harold Albrecht

TEAM Albrecht

2

570.00

7

Harry Whyte

The Real "Whyte Walkers" From Beyond the Wall!

1

500.00

8

Tonja Hansen-Klinck

Chilled and Thrilled @WMB

5

425.00

9

Ryan Robinson

PeaceWorks Technology Solutions

9

385.00

10

Carl Hartwig

Grandview Go-Getters

1

300.00

11

Audra Noble

Grandview Go-Getters

3

200.00

12

Rachel Coombs

The Snowpokes

5

170.00

13

Sarah Edwards

Westvale Walkers

6

170.00

14

Susan Sommer

Grandview Go-Getters

8

165.00

15

John Goemans

Westmount Knights

1

150.00

16

Melissa Pearson

LossPreventionTeam

2

110.00

17

Sue Koch

Frozen Assets

1

100.00

18

Sharon Schmidt

Welcome Home's Frozen Feet

2

100.00

19

Pam Dickinson

Frozen Assets

1

100.00

20

Paula McLeod-Smith

G & P's White Walkers

1

100.00

21

Kyla Arsenault

Frozen Assets

1

100.00

22

Adrian Burkhardt

Freezy Does It

2

80.00

23

Michael Hennick

LossPreventionTeam

3

80.00

24

Christine Regier

1

60.00

25

Matthew Renwick

The Snowpokes

2

55.00

26

Charlene Chamberlain

Westmount Knights

1

50.00

27

Megan Yoshida

Snow and Steady Wins the Race

1

50.00

28

Gabriel Burkhardt

Freezy Does It

1

50.00

29

Matthew Rodgers

Freezy Does It

1

50.00

30

Heather Skene

Wednesday's Snowflakes of Hope

1

50.00

31

Katherine Rodgers

Freezy Does It

1

50.00

32

Dan Wideman

Morning Glory Stormtroopers

1

50.00

33

Thomas Garside

LossPreventionTeam

1

50.00

34

Meaghan Patrick

Morning Glory Stormtroopers

2

40.00

35

Lyna Jones

Westmount Knights

1

30.00

36

Stephanie Schreuders

Welcome Home's Frozen Feet

1

25.00

37

Catriona Roy

Pathway Travellers

1

25.00

38

Noel Bedford

Welcome Home's Frozen Feet

1

25.00

39

Alison Feuerwerker

Chilled and Thrilled @WMB

1

20.00

40

Michael Weiler

The Staeblerites

41

Benjamin Perrin

Westvale Walkers

42

Latisha Lichty

Cold Walkers

43

Elliott Perrin

Westvale Walkers

44

Julia Hendry

Westvale Walkers

45

Melissa Juche

WPA Small Group

46

Jodie Weiler

The Staeblerites

47

Sharlene Wallace

Morning Glory Stormtroopers

48

Kaiden Weiler

The Staeblerites

49

Jane Ta

Freezy Does It

50

Sheri West

Morning Glory Stormtroopers

51

David Juche

WPA Small Group

52

Natasha Juche

WPA Small Group

53

Alexa Weiler

The Staeblerites

54

Lynda Wormald

Stanley Park Community Church

55

Lori-Ann Livingston

CISV Waterloo

56

Collin Edwards

Westvale Walkers

57

Darlene McLean Albrecht

TEAM Albrecht

58

Chelsea Burley

The Staeblerites

59

Natalie Hutchinson

The Staeblerites

60

Lynda Chambers

61

Erika Brandt

Kitchener Kids

62

Ian Pollock

The Mighty Quinns

63

Megan Juche

WPA Small Group

64

Monica Burrows

Westmount Knights

65

Marcel Van Der Linde

Vidyard

66

Helen Gallinger

Stepping Out

67

Eva Breathwaite

CISV Waterloo

68

Darcy Dueck

Woodside Walkers

69

Garrett Breathwaite

CISV Waterloo

70

Mark Breathwaite

CISV Waterloo

71

Debbie Sutton

The Staeblerites

72

Katy Biersteker

Creekside loves ROH team

73

Phillip Bissonnette

LossPreventionTeam

74

Paula Lee

Snow and Steady Wins the Race

75

Holly Martin

Walk by Faith

76

Breanne Jantzi

Walk by Faith

77

Geoff Bellew

G & P's White Walkers

78

Michelle Muise

79

Karen Klassen

Changing Lives 2018

80

Kim Emerson

Wilmot Walkers

81

Trevor Dueck

PeaceWorks Technology Solutions

82

Ricky Muise

83

Rob Gast

Creekside Walkers for Ray of Hope

84

Colin Galbraith

85

Rick Stroobosscher

86

Tiffany Million

Team Batman

87

Suzanne Ethier

The Real "Whyte Walkers" From Beyond the Wall!

88

Glenn Smith

G & P's White Walkers

89

Lynne Rutledge

Grandview Go-Getters

90

Marius Ardelean

91

Gerogiana Ardelean

92

Gary Emerson

Wilmot Walkers

93

Brooklynn Meyer

LossPreventionTeam

94

Brian Blake

It's too late for cold feet

95

Nichole Perry

96

Sue Wiseman

Morning Glory Stormtroopers

97

Ashley Fransen

Team Ziegler

98

Stephanie Lu

It's too late for cold feet

99

Cindy Coombs

The Snowpokes

100

Stephen Coombs

The Snowpokes

101

Catherine Nesbitt-Timmons

CISV Waterloo

102

Sandra Barnhart

Cold Walkers

103

Richard Braniff

Wednesday's Snowflakes of Hope

104

David Klaver

Pathway Travellers

105

Laura Klaver

Pathway Travellers

106

Sharon Choy

It's too late for cold feet

107

Jenn Colvin

The Colvin's

108

Mike Colvin

The Colvin's

109

Gavin Colvin

The Colvin's

110

Easton Colvin

The Colvin's

111

Mike Long

Westmount Knights

112

Rick Regier

113

Nicole Clarkson

It's too late for cold feet

114

Cecil Hayes

Chilled and Thrilled @WMB

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

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Community Sponsors

Kitchener/Waterloo is super grateful for our fantastic 2018 sponsors - thanks so much! View all CNOY sponsors >

Brian Keith Ellis
Supporting Sponsor
FaithLife Financial
Rest Stop Sponsor
Vancea Financial Group
Event Sponsor
Toyota Motor Manufacturing
Distance Sponsor
Wilfrid Laurier Science Dep...
Goods and Services
Farm Boy
Goods and Services
Wilfrid Laurier Science Dep...
Goods and Services
Waterloo Regional Police Auxiliary
Goods and Services
University of Waterloo Scho...
Goods and Services
Starbucks Coffee Company
Goods and Services
Driverseat
Goods and Services
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Ray of Hope Community Centre

Scott Brush Chief Development Officer
toll free 1.877.743.3413 / phone 519.578.8018ext220
email sbrush@rayofhope.net

Got questions about the Coldest Night of the Year?
info@blueseaphilanthropy.org / 1.877.743.3413