Raised:
$23,785
15%Goal:
$150,000

Ottawa Downtown

Hosted by The Ottawa Mission

64Walkers17Teams40Days 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

Ottawa Downtown (The Ottawa Mission) is super grateful for our fantastic 2022 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Ottawa Downtown 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

Chef Ric's Team

Ric Watson

5

2,550.00

2

The Ottawa Mission Volunteer Team

Joanne Benoit

5

2,240.00

3

Alpacanight

Connor Macera

3

1,180.00

4

Baker Tilly Ottawa and Gatineau

Jen Muckler

8

925.00

5

Babies on a Mission

Hannah Schmitt

5

855.00

6

The Snowflakes

Abigail Kelly

2

850.00

7

St. Bart's Walkers

Jake Harding

4

400.00

8

Ottawa's Newfoundlanders & Their Friends

Peter Saunders

2

325.00

9

Kent Family

Lynn McFarlane

2

300.00

10

FoleyPeeters

Shane Foley Shane@foleypeeters.ca

3

50.00

11

Starbucks D215 - Gatineau/Orleans/Rockland

Emiliano Busby

3

50.00

12

In Memory of Ray Greenwood

April Crawford

2

20.00

13

de Boer family

Sarah, Caleb, Rebecca and Daniel de Boer

1

14

The SnowTroopers

Matt Triemstra

1

15

Telfer MBA

Samantha Harris

1

16

PJ&Francis

Peter Feeley

1

17

Erin Helmer

Erin Helmer

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Ric Watson

Chef Ric's Team

3

2,550.00

2

Jim Deyell

The Ottawa Mission Volunteer Team

18

2,155.00

3

Connor Macera

Alpacanight

9

880.00

4

Hannah Schmitt

Babies on a Mission

11

605.00

5

Abigail Kelly

The Snowflakes

9

500.00

6

Jason Buelow

9

400.00

7

Elizabeth Heatherington

St. Bart's Walkers

2

300.00

8

Angela Kelly

The Snowflakes

1

250.00

9

Rosa Maria Iuliano

Baker Tilly Ottawa and Gatineau

1

250.00

10

Lina Alshiekhly

1

250.00

11

Peter Saunders

Ottawa's Newfoundlanders & Their Friends

4

225.00

12

Jeff Rowsell

Baker Tilly Ottawa and Gatineau

4

200.00

13

Lynn McFarlane

Kent Family

1

150.00

14

Donna Macera

Alpacanight

1

150.00

15

Andrew Vance

Alpacanight

1

150.00

16

Dave Kent

Kent Family

1

150.00

17

Marie Chin

Baker Tilly Ottawa and Gatineau

1

100.00

18

Julianne McLaren

Baker Tilly Ottawa and Gatineau

1

100.00

19

Gina Watson

St. Bart's Walkers

1

100.00

20

BATUNDE HASHIM

The Ottawa Mission Volunteer Team

1

50.00

21

Susan Little

Baker Tilly Ottawa and Gatineau

1

50.00

22

Shane Foley Shane@foleypeeters.ca

FoleyPeeters

1

50.00

23

Jen Muckler

Baker Tilly Ottawa and Gatineau

1

50.00

24

Emiliano Busby

Starbucks D215 - Gatineau/Orleans/Rockland

1

50.00

25

Kelly Buell

The Ottawa Mission Volunteer Team

1

35.00

26

Kirk Delaney

Ottawa's Newfoundlanders & Their Friends

1

25.00

27

Kim Sheldrick

1

20.00

28

Karen Granville

1

20.00

29

April Crawford

In Memory of Ray Greenwood

1

20.00

30

Tracey Page

Baker Tilly Ottawa and Gatineau

31

Linda Clarke

The Ottawa Mission Volunteer Team

32

Anita Wieland

In Memory of Ray Greenwood

33

Jenn Graves

Chef Ric's Team

34

Allan Milner

35

Shannon Healey

Baker Tilly Ottawa and Gatineau

36

Lydia Jewell

37

Katie Leach

Babies on a Mission

38

Sarah Coates

39

Peter Feeley

PJ&Francis

40

Edward Dodsworth

Babies on a Mission

41

Mila Goyes

Chef Ric's Team

42

Kyle Shea

Chef Ric's Team

43

Virginia Dodsworth

Babies on a Mission

44

Connor Schmitt

Babies on a Mission

45

Thomas Granville

46

Mike Al-Abiad

47

Carolyne Brodeur

Starbucks D215 - Gatineau/Orleans/Rockland

48

Jocelyn Ballantyne

49

Matt Triemstra

The SnowTroopers

50

Josh Peeters

FoleyPeeters

51

Samantha Harris

Telfer MBA

52

Erin Helmer

Chef Ric's Team

53

Caroline St-Amour Simard

Starbucks D215 - Gatineau/Orleans/Rockland

54

Margo Middleton

55

Joanne Benoit

The Ottawa Mission Volunteer Team

56

Gabriela Romualdo

57

Carolyne Skube

58

Robin Peeters

FoleyPeeters

59

Michael Beall

St. Bart's Walkers

60

Neill Graves

61

Sarah, Caleb, Rebecca and Daniel de Boer

de Boer family

62

Joel Erickson

63

Jake Harding

St. Bart's Walkers

64

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Event Day Details

Save the date - Event Day is February 26, 2022!

We are going VIRTUAL once again this year and have some exciting things planned to keep us all engaged.

BACK once again

1) Kids crafts and activities

2) Chef Ric’s famous chili recipe

3) Chili , buns and snacks - a draw for those who reach their fundraising goal!

4) Virtual YouTube message

5) Lots of social engagement

Self-organize your own local team and join us virtually on ((Saturday, February 26, 2022)

Toque Pick-Up Times

Walkers who raise $150+ (adults 18 and over) or $75 (children/youth 17 and under) will receive a CNOY toque as a thank you!


  • Pick-up Times & Locations - STAY TUNED ( email will follow to all who have reached this goal closer to the event date)

  • Team captains may pick up toques for their whole team if they wish

Have questions? Visit our FAQ section!

Virtual CNOY Day

This is your own self-organized walk! Here are some key things you'll need to do on February 26 (or whatever day in February you decide to walk):


  • Gather with your covid-safe bubble (or on your own)
  • Map out a safe 2-5 km route
  • Let someone know where you are
  • Bring a cell phone in case of emergency
  • Share online as you go! #cnoy22
  • Keep fundraising (half of all fundraising happens in the last week!)
  • Be safe and have fun!

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About The Ottawa Mission

The Ottawa Mission has 17 programs to meet the needs of our most vulnerable community members,

including: emergency food and shelter; health services; mental health; addiction treatment programs;

hospice care; dental services; housing services; educational support; job training; spiritual care; and

clothing to thousands in need in our community.


The impact of the ongoing pandemic has been especially hard on those who are homeless and

precariously housed, with many services these communities closed or only partially reopened to minimize the risk of Covid‐19.


The pandemic has also been difficult for many people who were before just making ends meet. Given the

collective impact on Covid‐19 on people’s mental health, finances and perceived risk of homelessness,


The Ottawa Mission expects to remain the first place of refuge for increasing numbers of vulnerable

people for the next several years.

Contact Us


Ottawa Downtown

Jennifer Graves Senior Event Officer
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 613.866.1219
Email jgraves@ottawamission.com

Got questions about the Coldest Night of the Year?
info@cnoy.org | 1.877.743.3413