Raised:
$10,450
7%Goal:
$150,000

Richmond Hill

Hosted by Blue Door

19Walkers7Teams3Volunteers90Days 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. Join us on February 25, 2023 - team up, fundraise, walk, and gather for good... because it’s cold out there.

Community Sponsors

Richmond Hill (Blue Door) is super grateful for our fantastic 2023 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Richmond Hill Scoreboard

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Teams
Walkers

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Snow Place to Call Home

Emmy Kelly

3

1,775.00

2

Blue Beards

Michael Braithwaite

1

1,100.00

3

Walkie-Talkies

Amanda Palermo

1

1,000.00

4

Journey Home Walkers

Rachael Sedman

1

450.00

5

Happy Feet

Rebecca Turner

5

425.00

6

Connecting the Community

Marj Andre

5

100.00

7

Home is Where the Heart Is

Rhona Mackay

2

100.00

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Emmy Kelly

Snow Place to Call Home

11

1,725.00

2

Michael Braithwaite

Blue Beards

9

1,100.00

3

Amanda Palermo

Walkie-Talkies

16

1,000.00

4

Rachael Sedman

Journey Home Walkers

4

450.00

5

Emma Wood

Happy Feet

8

300.00

6

Rebecca Turner

Happy Feet

2

75.00

7

Rhona Mackay

Home is Where the Heart Is

2

75.00

8

Colby Clarke

Happy Feet

1

25.00

9

Emily Rowe

Snow Place to Call Home

1

25.00

10

Amanda Freer

Home is Where the Heart Is

1

25.00

11

Daniela Biggart

Happy Feet

1

25.00

12

Rudi Genovese

Snow Place to Call Home

1

25.00

13

Sandra Corrado

Connecting the Community

14

Trevor Zingg

15

Anna Lee

Connecting the Community

16

Marj Andre

Connecting the Community

17

Bruce Rhodes

Connecting the Community

18

Peter Dennis

Connecting the Community

About Blue Door

The largest emergency housing provider in York Region, Blue Door supports people at risk of or experiencing homelessness to attain/retain affordable housing.


People facing homelessness come from a variety of backgrounds and face challenging life circumstances including job loss, eviction, mental illnesses, and much more.


To meet the unique needs of vulnerable people, Blue Door offers emergency housing, supportive housing, job training with Construct, and winter refuge through Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold.


Your support is vital in saving the lives of youth, adults, and families in your community.


Register Today!

Event Day Details

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

StartGoogle Map

8569 Bayview Ave.

Richmond Hill ON

Canada L4B 3M7

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!

Richmond Hill Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

Contact Us


CNOY Richmond Hill 2023

Rebecca Turner Resource Development Coordinator
Phone 9052515580
Email rebecca.t@bluedoor.ca

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