Raised:
$2,500
2%Goal:
$125,000

Ottawa Lowertown

Hosted by Jericho Road and Capital City Mission

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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. Join us on February 25, 2023 - team up, fundraise, walk, and gather for good... because it’s cold out there.

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Teams
Walkers

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Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

One Step At A Time

Kevin Williams

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2,500.00

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Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

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Richard MacNeill

One Step At A Time

1

2,500.00

2

Kevin Williams

One Step At A Time

About Jericho Road

We are a community of people who strive to move from addiction to connection through addiction recovery, peer support, community engagement and spiritual development.


Our 9-month residential addiction treatment program is the first step in the long journey of recovery for many of our clients. We share our own lived experience, strength and hope through peer mentorship and the 12 Steps not only to our clients but to their friends, family and greater community as well.


We do recover, together.


About Capital City Mission

Capital City Mission exists to meet the needs of the unemployed and street involved in Ottawa’s Lowertown, by demonstrating God’s love. The Drop-In is a first point of contact for many searching for health care, addiction services, mental health support, and housing options.


Many of our friends struggle with mental health issues and addictions resulting in isolation from the broader community. Our purpose is to provide a safe, quiet, and respectful space that fosters friendships and community. Together we make a home.


Walk with us this February!

Event Day Details

Save the date - CNOY Day is February 25, 2023!

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Patro d'Ottawa

40 rue Cobourg

Ottawa, ON

K1N 8Z6

Schedule

  • 4:00 pm: Meet Check-in opens
  • 5:00 pm: Move Opening remarks + send-off
  • 6:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 7:00 pm: Mosey Goodbye + Go Home

Not able join us in person on CNOY Day? We hope you'll register to fundraise and walk offsite with friends and family.

Route Details

  • Route Distances: Check out the maps below to see where we will be walking.
  • Rest stop: Keep an eye out for opportunities to rest and refresh with yummy snacks along the route.
  • Signage: All routes will be well-signed with our bold blue CNOY signs.
  • Route Support: Route marshals, rest stop hosts, and support vehicle drivers provide support along the route.
  • 12 and under walkers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

Check-In

  • All walkers must check-in personally to participate in the in-person event on Saturday, February 25, 2023.
  • Toques! Fundraising walkers who raise $150+ (or $75+ for those under 18) will receive a CNOY toque as a thank you on event day, while supplies last.

Have questions? Visit the FAQ section!

Handling Money

  • Credit Card: The Best Option! Simple, secure, automatically tax receipted for gifts of $20+. Visit the Donate page, share your personal page link, or have your donor call CNOY Head Office.
  • Cheques: The Old Faithful - made out to Coldest Night of the Year with your name on the Memo line. Mail them to CNOY Head Office along with your completed pledge sheet.
  • Cash: You have 2 options:
  • 1. Login to FundHub, click “Enter $$ and Cheques,” create pledges for your cash donations, pay them off with your personal credit card, and keep the cash. OR...
  • 2. Write a cheque (made out to “Coldest Night of the Year”) for the total amount of cash you’ve collected. Mail it to the CNOY Head Office with your completed pledge sheet.

Waivers

All participants must register online and accept the electronic waiver.

  • Adults: When you register online, you automatically accept an electronic waiver, which is all that is needed for adults.
  • Youth/Children: If you have youth or children on your team, they will need to have their parent or guardian sign a printed paper waiver.
  • Someone on your team (like you!) must take a photo of all child/youth waivers and send them to waivers@cnoy.org.
  • Waivers will be available at check-in on Event Day.

What to Bring

A few common sense suggestions:

  • A cell phone for emergencies (recommended but not required)
  • Good waterproof shoes/boots for walking
  • Warm coat and mitts/gloves
  • Extra snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • Your own water bottle
  • A passion for the charity you're walking and fundraising for!

Ottawa Lowertown Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

2kmView + print!

This short loop will cross over two bridges and follow along a river pathway before looping back into Lowertown where you will pass by The Drop-In for a quick warm up and hot chocolate!

5kmView + print!

This loop follows along the Rideau River before looping back into Lowertown and then into to Byward Market. Stop by the Drop-In or at the Ottawa Sign for a hot chocolate.

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Here's a collection of our favourite photos from CNOY 2022 nationwide - special thanks to our many volunteer photographers who sent them in!

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Contact Us


CNOY Ottawa Lowertown 2023

The CNOY Team Participant & Donor Services
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 519.603.2250
Email ottawalowertown@cnoy.org

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