Raised:
$960
2%Goal:
$35,000

Nelson

Hosted by Nelson CARES Society

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Address: We will be starting the walk at the Wildflower School, 811 Stanley Street and ending at the United Church on...
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About Nelson CARES Society

At Nelson CARES respect for every individual is an ordinary everyday occurrence. Nelson CARES Society preserves and maintains affordable housing in Nelson, British Columbia. Please Join us and show your respect to all individuals in our wonderful community.


NCARES current funding focus is the Room to Live campaign. The total redevelopment project is $2.9 million. Our goal is to provide safe, affordable housing that supports people’s dignity. To continue with this campaign we are inviting everyone in Nelson and area to help us preserve and maintain this stock of affordable housing. We need everyone’s participation! Housing is one of the most important steps in stabilizing a person’s life.


The Coldest Night of the Year is a fantastically fun, family-friendly walking fundraiser that raises money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in over 100 communities across Canada. This is our fourth annual WALK here in Nelson. We are looking forward to seeing some new faces this year, alongside

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Event Day Details

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

Hello everyone. Are you ready for Coldest Night of the Year 2017! Well get ready because we are walking again to raise awareness about homelessness in our community and funds to help complete the renovation at Ward Street Place. Join us on February 25, 2017!


Start

We will be starting the walk at the Wildflower School, 811 Stanley Street and ending at the United Church on Josephine Street.


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 to all walkers and volunteers.


Registration

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

5km walk

10 km walk


Rest stops will be available on all routes.


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 riders 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 expected weather.

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Teams
Walkers

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Stepping stones

sandra bernier

2

525.00

2

Selkirk College Nursing Team

Julia Kratky

7

160.00

3

Kootenay Dance Beat Society

Russ Yeske

3

150.00

4

Wolf Pack

Kate Nott

1

50.00

5

The Muskateers

Jai-Lynn Lewandowski

7

6

The KCDS Jay Oh Bees

Malorie Moore

1

7

Paths are made by walking

Cathy Potkins

2

8

Wildflower School Walkers

Shari Imada

1

9

Rotary Daybreak Nightwalkers

Alan Inkster

1

10

Rosemont 4 c's

Lisa Rezansoff

1

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Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

sandra bernier

Stepping stones

12

525.00

2

Laura Barrett

3

160.00

3

Russ Yeske

Kootenay Dance Beat Society

1

150.00

4

Kate Nott

Wolf Pack

1

50.00

5

Jai-Lynn Lewandowski

The Muskateers

6

Flavia Elias

Kootenay Dance Beat Society

7

Julia Kratky

Selkirk College Nursing Team

8

Brooke Murdoch

Selkirk College Nursing Team

9

Sarah Watts

Selkirk College Nursing Team

10

Adriaan Geraets

Selkirk College Nursing Team

11

Tayler Dixon

Selkirk College Nursing Team

12

Kailin Legere

Selkirk College Nursing Team

13

Malorie Moore

The KCDS Jay Oh Bees

14

Cathy Potkins

Paths are made by walking

15

Shari Imada

Wildflower School Walkers

16

Arthur Lewandowski

Cloverdale Community Kitchen Volunteers

17

Lisa McGeady

18

Alan Inkster

Rotary Daybreak Nightwalkers

19

Marjie Hills

Stepping stones

20

Jude Milne

Kootenay Dance Beat Society

21

Xavier Lewandowski

The Muskateers

22

Arthur Lewandowski

The Muskateers

23

Opal Lewandowski

The Muskateers

24

Lisa Rezansoff

Rosemont 4 c's

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Nelson CARES Society

Lisa McGeady Event Coordinator
toll free 1.877.743.3413 / phone 519.603.2250
email info@blueseaphilanthropy.org

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