Raised:
$15,211
76%Goal:
$20,000

Okotoks

Hosted by The Okotoks FoodBank and Baby It's Cold Outside

72Walkers11Teams29Volunteers

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!

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About The Okotoks FoodBank

The Okotoks Food Bank has been serving families in the Town and surrounding area since 1985. We're a primarily volunteer run organization governed by a Board of Directors and managed by a paid Executive Director. The mission of the Okotoks Food Bank Association is to provide emergency food assistance to local families in need. We treat all those who access our services with kindness, confidentiality and utmost dignity and respect. The mandate of the OFBA is well known in the local community, and our clients range from a variety of ages and diverse cultures. Every day we see how hunger affects men, women and children and how it can become an obstacle to success.

We provide fresh produce, eggs, margarine, frozen meat and vegetables, non-perishable food items, bread and milk cards. We also provide non-food and personal care items as available.

We are a registered charity under the Societies Act and provide tax receipts to donors.


About Baby It's Cold Outside

Baby it's Cold Outside


"Giving those in need a hand up."


Did you know that on any given night there are approximately 50,000 Canadians that are homeless? This doesn't even include those individuals who have crashed on someone's couch or people who never find a bed for the night at a local shelter. On average, 350,000 Canadians a year at some point don't have a roof over their heads. Homelessness in Alberta and across the country continues to rise at an alarming rate. According to research from the Homeless Hub (2013), the statistic was 150,000 homeless people, which was an increase of 85,000 homeless people or 57%. Homelessness costs the Canadian economy 7 billion dollars annually, and this does not include smaller community shelters that offer support to individuals suffering from domestic violence.


Over Baby it’s Cold Outside has organized winter clothing drives, advertising and soliciting donations of winter clothes,meals and toiletries from Albertans across the province.

Community Sponsors

Okotoks is super grateful for our fantastic 2020 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Okotoks 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

Tamara’s Fitness Warriors

Tamara Boivin

13

3,370.85

2

Team Blue

Samantha Clement

9

2,735.00

3

St. James Youth Ministry

St. James Youth Ministry

13

2,050.55

4

The CEGEN Coconuts

Steve Morgan

2

1,245.00

5

Warm Heart Cold Toes

Pamela Morgan

4

1,185.00

6

Frosty Britches

Xenia D'Souza

5

895.00

7

Frosty Toes

Wendy Anderson

2

320.00

8

The Dream Weavers

Mark Klaudt

4

305.00

9

Heart Warmers and Fast Talkers

RJ Sigurdson

10

200.00

10

Freezing our Brews Off!

Lisa Watts

1

25.00

11

Fitness in the Foothills

Julie Hodge

5

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Tamara Boivin

Tamara’s Fitness Warriors

16

1,940.00

2

St. James Youth Ministry

St. James Youth Ministry

11

1,585.55

3

Brett Murrell

Team Blue

13

1,115.00

4

Xenia D'Souza

Frosty Britches

10

530.00

5

Dona Dolan

Tamara’s Fitness Warriors

9

500.85

6

Leah Fisher

Warm Heart Cold Toes

15

460.00

7

Amanda Evans

Tamara’s Fitness Warriors

6

310.00

8

Rachelle Blades

Team Blue

9

300.00

9

Jodi Hanrahan

Team Blue

6

300.00

10

Kourtni Listhaeghe

Team Blue

5

250.00

11

Amy Bates

Team Blue

6

235.00

12

Pamela Morgan

Warm Heart Cold Toes

3

225.00

13

Samantha Clement

Team Blue

5

220.00

14

Julie Dufresne

Tamara’s Fitness Warriors

3

220.00

15

Mark Klaudt

The Dream Weavers

5

215.00

16

Beverly Ryan

Warm Heart Cold Toes

5

200.00

17

Jim Stewart

The CEGEN Coconuts

1

200.00

18

Lisa Merrett

Frosty Britches

3

175.00

19

Kim Smart

Frosty Toes

5

170.00

20

Barb Bernhardsen

Tamara’s Fitness Warriors

1

150.00

21

Wendy Anderson

Frosty Toes

6

150.00

22

Erin Ruiters

Frosty Britches

4

150.00

23

Devyn Hanrahan

Team Blue

4

115.00

24

Bonnie Wilkie

Team Blue

2

100.00

25

Marlene McNaughton

Tamara’s Fitness Warriors

1

100.00

26

Sandra Roen

Team Blue

2

100.00

27

Pamela McLean

2

100.00

28

Ryan Davis

St. James Youth Ministry

5

90.00

29

Sarah Rabut

The Dream Weavers

2

90.00

30

RJ Sigurdson

Heart Warmers and Fast Talkers

2

70.00

31

Donna Knowles

Tamara’s Fitness Warriors

1

50.00

32

Jack Evans

Tamara’s Fitness Warriors

1

50.00

33

Elise Sander

Tamara’s Fitness Warriors

1

50.00

34

Koreen Macleod

Heart Warmers and Fast Talkers

1

50.00

35

Jeannine Coupland

Frosty Britches

1

40.00

36

Lisa Watts

Freezing our Brews Off!

1

25.00

37

Twila Louden

Heart Warmers and Fast Talkers

38

Jesse Louden

Heart Warmers and Fast Talkers

39

Pamela Adair

Frosty Britches

40

Christina Robinson

Tamara’s Fitness Warriors

41

Kaylin Holmes

Tamara’s Fitness Warriors

42

Julie Hodge

Fitness in the Foothills

43

Jason Sprinkhuysen

St. James Youth Ministry

44

Caroline Burns

St. James Youth Ministry

45

Steve Morgan

The CEGEN Coconuts

46

Kim Mcclain

Heart Warmers and Fast Talkers

47

Graham Macleod

Heart Warmers and Fast Talkers

48

Jen Anderson

Warm Heart Cold Toes

49

Brent Ballash

Tamara’s Fitness Warriors

50

Fred Gautreau

Heart Warmers and Fast Talkers

51

Nancy Gautreau

Heart Warmers and Fast Talkers

52

Evan Macleod

The Dream Weavers

53

Carlin Howden

The Dream Weavers

54

Christine Davis

St. James Youth Ministry

Okotoks 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!

The 5K route is looped twice.

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.


StartGoogle Map

204 Community Way, Okotoks, AB T1S 2N3


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 (loop the 2km route twice).
  • 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


The Okotoks FoodBank

Pamela McLean Executive Director
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 519.603.2250
Email info@cnoy.org


Baby It's Cold Outside

Pamela Morgan President
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