Raised:
$22,446
112%Goal:
$20,000

Sooke

Hosted by Sooke Shelter Society

122Walkers19Teams3Volunteers5°C

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

Sooke (Sooke Shelter Society) is super grateful for our fantastic 2022 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Sooke 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

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

Linda Harris

17

3,001.00

2

Sooke Harbourside Lions

Ann-Marie St. Laurent

10

2,785.00

3

Sooke Shelter Society

Melanie Cunningham

7

2,530.00

4

Sooke Baptist Church

Carol Davies

10

1,715.00

5

John Muir Jaguars

Annette Jacobsen

14

1,620.45

6

The Cool Kids

krystal banner

9

1,405.00

7

What The Sooke?!

Tim Ayres

2

1,340.00

8

Sooke Paramedics

Jenny-Rae Davis

4

1,330.00

9

The Harboursiders

Annemieke Holthuis

5

1,170.00

10

West Wind Walkers

Georgina Patko

6

1,025.00

11

District of Sooke

Jessica Boquist

10

800.00

12

Team Harmony Project

David Stewart

4

650.00

13

Purple Cobras

Megan Kowal

2

505.00

14

Team United

Elaine Haddad

4

340.00

15

The Sullivan Family

Kate Sullivan

1

250.00

16

Sooke Region Museum

Wendy Johnson

3

210.00

17

It's cold: Let's support our unhoused community.

Zoe Tremblay

1

200.00

18

The Eckert Family

Jen Eckert

1

50.00

19

Sooke Garden Club

Lori Kirk

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Melanie Cunningham

Sooke Shelter Society

6

1,240.00

2

Tim Ayres

What The Sooke?!

8

1,000.00

3

Bev Lewis

Sooke Harbourside Lions

4

850.00

4

Annette Jacobsen

John Muir Jaguars

5

755.45

5

Linda Harris

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

3

666.00

6

Janna Lamontagne

Sooke Paramedics

7

625.00

7

Annemieke Holthuis

The Harboursiders

12

620.00

8

Alison Hogan

Sooke Harbourside Lions

9

600.00

9

Rick Eby

Sooke Baptist Church

3

550.00

10

Ann-Marie St. Laurent

Sooke Harbourside Lions

7

500.00

11

Jenny-Rae Davis

Sooke Paramedics

7

430.00

12

Sally Emmerson

West Wind Walkers

6

410.00

13

Taylor Daun

7

350.00

14

Laura Ferguson

Sooke Baptist Church

10

345.00

15

Jay Evans

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

8

300.00

16

Sherry Thompson

Sooke Shelter Society

2

300.00

17

kinsley banner

The Cool Kids

5

290.00

18

cameron banner

The Cool Kids

5

290.00

19

Megan Kowal

Purple Cobras

7

280.00

20

Carol Davies

Sooke Baptist Church

6

280.00

21

Bryce Martin

Sooke Shelter Society

2

225.00

22

Jan Todd

Sooke Harbourside Lions

4

215.00

23

David Stewart

Team Harmony Project

2

200.00

24

Zoe Tremblay

It's cold: Let's support our unhoused community.

2

200.00

25

Mason Powers

The Cool Kids

2

200.00

26

Victorino JOAQUIN

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

2

200.00

27

Claudia Frickel

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

3

200.00

28

Kate Sullivan

The Sullivan Family

2

200.00

29

Marg Ayres

What The Sooke?!

4

190.00

30

Georgina Patko

West Wind Walkers

3

175.00

31

Catrien Stremme

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

4

175.00

32

Ann Nolan

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

3

170.00

33

Darcy Patterson

Sooke Baptist Church

4

170.00

34

Cathy Rogers

Sooke Harbourside Lions

3

170.00

35

Katherine Woods

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

4

165.00

36

Maxine Medhurst

Sooke Harbourside Lions

5

160.00

37

Shauna Eiriksson

Sooke Shelter Society

2

150.00

38

David Merner

The Harboursiders

2

150.00

39

cynthia quinn-young

5

150.00

40

Patricia Handy

Sooke Region Museum

1

150.00

41

Nick Dickinson-Wilde

The Harboursiders

1

150.00

42

Sonia Powers

The Cool Kids

2

150.00

43

Adelynn Powers

The Cool Kids

1

150.00

44

Roxana Argast

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

2

150.00

45

Allie Picketts

4

140.00

46

Debbie Kangas

Sooke Harbourside Lions

2

125.00

47

Les Haddad

Team United

2

110.00

48

Julia Gibb

Sooke Baptist Church

2

105.00

49

Kathleen Stevens

Sooke Baptist Church

1

100.00

50

Fox Barnes

District of Sooke

2

100.00

51

Jeff & Carolyn Bateman

District of Sooke

1

100.00

52

Medea Mills

District of Sooke

1

100.00

53

Laura Hooper

District of Sooke

1

100.00

54

Thomasina Barnes

District of Sooke

1

100.00

55

krystal banner

The Cool Kids

2

100.00

56

Brittany Hartley

Sooke Paramedics

1

100.00

57

Rosemary Jorna

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

1

100.00

58

Murray and Pat Tomkins

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

1

100.00

59

Anne Boquist

District of Sooke

1

100.00

60

Deb Schenk

Sooke Harbourside Lions

3

90.00

61

Jessica Boquist

District of Sooke

2

80.00

62

Steven Kent

1

80.00

63

Sheila Wallace

Sooke Shelter Society

2

75.00

64

Gavin Andrews

John Muir Jaguars

2

75.00

65

Jaxson Andrews

John Muir Jaguars

2

75.00

66

MacKenzie Andrews

John Muir Jaguars

2

75.00

67

Don Brown

Team United

1

70.00

68

Diane Lecorre

The Cool Kids

1

50.00

69

Leah Andrews

John Muir Jaguars

1

50.00

70

Tandace Simpson

John Muir Jaguars

1

50.00

71

Meghan Dovell

Sooke Shelter Society

1

50.00

72

Richard Sharman

Team Harmony Project

1

50.00

73

Jen Eckert

The Eckert Family

1

50.00

74

John Boquist

The Harboursiders

1

50.00

75

Margaret Critchlow

The Harboursiders

1

50.00

76

Harry Hammer 604-6609 Goodmere Rd

West Wind Walkers

1

50.00

77

Judi Conwright

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

1

50.00

78

Royce Johnson

Purple Cobras

2

50.00

79

Sissel Hammer

West Wind Walkers

1

50.00

80

Linda Warnhoff

Sooke Baptist Church

1

50.00

81

Wendy Johnson

Sooke Region Museum

2

40.00

82

Elaine Haddad

Team United

1

40.00

83

Kasha Janota-Bzowska

District of Sooke

1

25.00

84

Ev Bowers

Sooke Harbourside Lions

1

25.00

85

Annabelle Wilson

Sooke Baptist Church

1

25.00

86

Christine Brown

Team United

1

20.00

87

Julie Warnhoff

Sooke Baptist Church

1

20.00

88

Michael Wilson

Sooke Baptist Church

1

20.00

89

Linda Gabriel

Sooke Region Museum

1

20.00

90

Xander Cutting

John Muir Jaguars

1

10.00

91

Cassandra Fiset

John Muir Jaguars

92

Shauna Eiriksson

Sooke Shelter Society

93

Wesley Andrews

John Muir Jaguars

94

brian banner

The Cool Kids

95

Rebecca Andrews

John Muir Jaguars

96

pat tomkins

Ferndean

97

Jane Beddows

Sooke Harbourside Lions

98

Jenny Nelson

Team Harmony Project

99

Susan Dyble

District of Sooke

100

Sid Jorna

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

101

Penelope Hopcraft

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

102

Sadie Kent

103

Caroline Beaulieu

Team Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

104

Ella Kent

105

Callum Elsdon

Sooke Paramedics

106

Diane Kent

107

Leigh Powers

The Cool Kids

108

Christina Prill

John Muir Jaguars

109

Mark Prill

John Muir Jaguars

110

Bonnie Jones

111

Phoenix Bellinger

John Muir Jaguars

112

Ila Richardson

John Muir Jaguars

113

Marie-Térèse Little

About Sooke Shelter Society

To ensure all people in the Greater Sooke Area have access to safe, affordable, appropriate, long-term housing. With supportive services and connections to the community-based supports people need to keep their housing and avoid returning to homelessness.


Walk with us on February 26, 2022!

Sooke Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

Event Day Details

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

Join us in-person on Saturday, February 26, 2022. Scroll down to read all the event day details!

Start

Sooke Evergreen Mall at the gazebo. If you have any questions, contact event director Melanie Cunningham: melsworldtoo@gmail.com or phone: 250-208-5644

Check-in

  • All walkers must check-in personally to participate in the in-person event on Saturday, February 26, 2022.
  • 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.
  • No money or cheques will be processed at check-in.

Have questions? Visit the FAQ section!

Schedule

  • 4:00 pm: Check-in opens
  • 5:00 pm: Opening remarks
  • 5:15 pm: Walker send off (all distances)
  • 5:30 pm: Light meal served
  • 6:00 pm: Check-in closes
  • 6:30 pm: Rest stop closes
  • 7:00 pm: Route closes

Route Details

  • Route Distances: 2 km or 5 km
  • Rest stop: There will be one rest stop on the 5km route with yummy snacks and drinks
  • Signage: All routes will be well-signed with our bold blue CNOY signs
  • Route Support: Route marshals, rest stop hosts, and sweep vehicle drivers will provide support along the route
  • 12 and under walkers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times

Toque Pick-up

In-person walkers can pick up their toques at walker check-in on February 26th. For our wonderful virtual walkers, here are the toque pick-up times:


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

Handling Money

We cannot process cash or cheques at our in-person event. Here's what you can do:

  • 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.

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
  • A face mask for personal use or if you need to go inside
  • Extra snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • Your own water bottle
  • A passion for the charity you're walking and fundraising for

Waivers

All participants must register online this year and accept the electronic waiver.

  • When they register online, they will automatically accept an electronic waiver, which is all that is needed for adults.
  • 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.

Contact Us


Sooke

Melanie Cunningham Event director
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 250.208.5644
Email melsworldtoo@gmail.com

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