Raised:
$19,730
15%Goal:
$130,000

Ottawa Downtown

Hosted by The Ottawa Mission

80Walkers21Teams49Volunteers31Days 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 The Ottawa Mission

The Ottawa Mission provides food, shelter, clothing, and life-changing programs to people who are hungry, homeless and lost.


Last year we served an average of 1,312 meals each day and provided shelter to 236 people every night. Being a part of the WALK means that you will help hundreds of people receive food, shelter and hope for a better future.


JOIN US TODAY!

Community Sponsors

Ottawa Downtown is super grateful for our fantastic 2020 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

Ottawa Mission YPN

Simon Sigler

10

2,575.00

2

The SnowTroopers

Matt Triemstra

5

1,200.00

3

The Kindness Krew

Christiane Lafleur

4

790.00

4

Varclou

Jacques Cloutier

2

730.00

5

Some Shockin' Cold

Deborah Dumais

3

440.00

6

Volunteers on a Mission

Jake Harding

3

340.00

7

FBCL Community ConneXion

Caroline Mains

1

340.00

8

TheKungFamily

Serene Yu

1

300.00

9

Polar Express

Lori Shelton

2

225.00

10

Team 63

Rose Ritcey

1

200.00

11

ATS

Hayley Buffitt

4

110.00

12

ORMHA Peewee Senators

Erin Helmer

5

105.00

13

Novozymes Canada

Samantha Oatway

2

100.00

14

NAV CANADA Cares

Andrew Norgaard

5

100.00

15

The Shane Foley Team

Shane Foley

2

50.00

16

Sequoia Saunterers

Brad Ysseldyk

5

35.00

17

Phina's Fundraisers

Seraphina Heeroo

3

18

Nana's caring hearts

Christine Courchaine

1

19

The PowderPuff team

Julianne Puff

4

20

Tender Soles

Penny & Lenny Bauer & Lackie

1

21

St. Bart's Walkers

Jake Harding

3

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Simon Sigler

Ottawa Mission YPN

13

1,790.00

2

Norm Bloom

8

800.00

3

Christiane Lafleur

The Kindness Krew

12

750.00

4

Matt Triemstra

The SnowTroopers

3

650.00

5

Roxanne Theriault

9

600.00

6

Jacques Cloutier

Varclou

8

430.00

7

Virginia Dodsworth

Ottawa Mission YPN

8

340.00

8

Deborah Dumais

Some Shockin' Cold

6

330.00

9

Caroline Mains

FBCL Community ConneXion

9

300.00

10

Lloyd Richards

Volunteers on a Mission

4

290.00

11

Rose Ritcey

Team 63

1

200.00

12

Christie Wilson

Ottawa Mission YPN

2

200.00

13

Matt Harris

The SnowTroopers

1

200.00

14

Lori Shelton

Polar Express

4

175.00

15

Maria Isabel Vargas

Varclou

2

150.00

16

Serene Yu

TheKungFamily

2

150.00

17

Christopher Bracewell

The SnowTroopers

1

150.00

18

Sheena Bracewell

The SnowTroopers

1

150.00

19

Patricia Theriault

5

140.00

20

Helena Sonea

Ottawa Mission YPN

1

100.00

21

Samantha Oatway

Novozymes Canada

1

100.00

22

Erin Elliott

ORMHA Peewee Senators

2

55.00

23

Hayley Buffitt

ATS

3

50.00

24

Shane Foley

The Shane Foley Team

1

50.00

25

Shayla Triemstra

The SnowTroopers

1

50.00

26

Jake Harding

Volunteers on a Mission

1

50.00

27

Lauren Brown

NAV CANADA Cares

1

50.00

28

Samantha Harris

1

50.00

29

Andre Pinard

Ottawa Mission YPN

1

50.00

30

Emily Smith

NAV CANADA Cares

1

50.00

31

Michele Corriveau

Ottawa Mission YPN

2

45.00

32

Mandy Rousselle

Some Shockin' Cold

2

40.00

33

Laura Rainville

ATS

2

40.00

34

Dana MASON

The Kindness Krew

2

40.00

35

Philip Seeto

Sequoia Saunterers

1

35.00

36

Rhys Elliott

ORMHA Peewee Senators

1

25.00

37

Matthew Dumais

Some Shockin' Cold

1

20.00

38

Karen Granville

39

Hudson Spicer

ORMHA Peewee Senators

40

Laura VanderSluis

Ottawa Mission YPN

41

Dinah Robinson

42

Jake Seeto

Sequoia Saunterers

43

Elizabeth Heatherington

St. Bart's Walkers

44

Aneesha Sidhu

Volunteers on a Mission

45

andre vezina

Novozymes Canada

46

Ulla Alshiekhly

Ottawa Mission YPN

47

Lina Alshiekhly

Ottawa Mission YPN

48

Dena Seeto

Sequoia Saunterers

49

Brandon Seeto

Sequoia Saunterers

50

Sheila Perry

St. Bart's Walkers

51

Jake Harding

St. Bart's Walkers

52

Tim Conlin

The Shane Foley Team

53

Jim Deyell

54

Brad Ysseldyk

Sequoia Saunterers

55

Jennifer Graves

Ottawa Mission YPN

56

Christine Courchaine

Nana's caring hearts

57

Elizabeth Lakoff

NAV CANADA Cares

58

Chris Blais

The PowderPuff team

59

Gabrielle Puff

The PowderPuff team

60

Megan Feltham

The PowderPuff team

61

Julianne Puff

The PowderPuff team

62

Anisha Lynch-Godrei

63

Dylan Young

ATS

64

Penny & Lenny Bauer & Lackie

Tender Soles

65

Erika McDonnell

ATS

66

Lynne Angus

FunTeam

67

Seraphina Heeroo

Phina's Fundraisers

68

Mina Miron

69

Harrison Markham

ORMHA Peewee Senators

70

Erin Helmer

ORMHA Peewee Senators

71

Hugo Robert

NAV CANADA Cares

72

Andrew Norgaard

NAV CANADA Cares

73

Sonia Hudon

The Kindness Krew

74

Frank Steel

75

Stephen Schmidt

Polar Express

76

Christine Gaudet

The Kindness Krew

77

Chris Heeroo

Phina's Fundraisers

78

Meaghan Dickinson

Phina's Fundraisers

79

Kim Sheldrick

Ottawa Downtown Maps

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

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2019 CNOY Photos

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.


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NEW THIS YEAR!! We are excited to announce we will be at the Shaw Center located at 55 Colonel By Drive!

We also have some new family friendly activities planned for the event.


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


The Ottawa Mission

Jenn Graves Event 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