Raised:
$10,583
21%Goal:
$50,000

Sooke

Hosted by Sooke Shelter Society

84Walkers16Teams11Volunteers19Days 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

Sooke (Sooke Shelter Society) is super grateful for our fantastic 2023 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

Sooke Harbourside Lions

Ann-Marie St. Laurent

15

2,383.00

2

Sooke District Lioness Lions

Ailsa Wright

13

1,475.00

3

Sooke Shelter Society

Melanie Cunningham

3

850.00

4

West Coast Family Medical Clinic

Jessemyn Nicks

4

800.00

5

Team Metchosin

Marie-Terese Little

4

685.00

6

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

Linda Harris

14

600.00

7

The Harboursiders and friends

Annemieke Holthuis

3

350.00

8

John Muir Jaguars

Annette Jacobsen

3

215.00

9

Sooke Baptist Church

Carol Davies

4

200.00

10

Sooke Juan de Fuca Health

Margot Swinburnson

3

200.00

11

RBC Sooke

Candice Dawkins

5

170.00

12

Team Sore Legs

Megan Kowal

3

100.00

13

Salish Sea Selkies

Wendy Johnson

1

75.00

14

Sooke Girlfriends

Chrissie Spicer

2

50.00

15

United We Walk

Elaine Haddad

2

30.00

16

What The Sooke?!

Tim Ayres

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Melanie Cunningham

Sooke Shelter Society

1

500.00

2

Rachael Moir

Sooke Harbourside Lions

8

425.00

3

Ann-Marie St. Laurent

Sooke Harbourside Lions

6

400.00

4

Shelly Donaldson

Team Metchosin

7

385.00

5

Annemieke Holthuis

The Harboursiders and friends

2

350.00

6

Maureen Hunter

Sooke Harbourside Lions

6

345.00

7

Lise Henderson

7

300.00

8

Cathy Rogers

Sooke Harbourside Lions

4

300.00

9

Vicki Anderson

Sooke District Lioness Lions

7

285.00

10

Carol Mitchell

Sooke District Lioness Lions

5

250.00

11

Elaine Holmes

Sooke District Lioness Lions

2

250.00

12

Anita Foster

Sooke District Lioness Lions

1

250.00

13

Sherry ROBB

Sooke Harbourside Lions

3

226.00

14

Rosemary Jorna

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

2

200.00

15

Traci lowe

Sooke District Lioness Lions

2

200.00

16

Maxine Medhurst

Sooke Harbourside Lions

4

180.00

17

susan bouthillier

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

1

150.00

18

Julie Dinn

RBC Sooke

1

150.00

19

Margie Atkinson

Sooke Shelter Society

4

150.00

20

Alison Hogan

Sooke Harbourside Lions

3

150.00

21

april madill

Sooke District Lioness Lions

4

140.00

22

Carol Davies

Sooke Baptist Church

3

125.00

23

Maggie Vause

Sooke Harbourside Lions

2

125.00

24

Max Yaciw

John Muir Jaguars

4

115.00

25

Linda Bollinger

Team Sore Legs

1

100.00

26

Steve Gray

Team Metchosin

1

100.00

27

Karen Taggart

1

100.00

28

Murray Tomkins

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

1

100.00

29

Ailsa Wright

Sooke District Lioness Lions

1

100.00

30

Margot Swinburnson

Sooke Juan de Fuca Health

1

100.00

31

Sharie Epp

Team Metchosin

1

100.00

32

jim bouthillier

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

1

100.00

33

Deb Schenk

Sooke Harbourside Lions

1

100.00

34

Sally McLean

Sooke Juan de Fuca Health

1

100.00

35

Carol Dashner

Sooke Harbourside Lions

1

57.00

36

Chrissie Spicer

Sooke Girlfriends

1

50.00

37

Jessemyn Nicks

West Coast Family Medical Clinic

1

50.00

38

Marie-Terese Little

Team Metchosin

1

50.00

39

Darcy Patterson

Sooke Baptist Church

1

50.00

40

Annette Jacobsen

John Muir Jaguars

1

50.00

41

Jackie Mattson

West Coast Family Medical Clinic

1

50.00

42

Katherine Woods

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

1

50.00

43

Barbara Dias

Sooke Harbourside Lions

1

50.00

44

Elaine Haddad

United We Walk

1

30.00

45

Ev Bowers

Sooke Harbourside Lions

1

25.00

46

Laura Ferguson

Sooke Baptist Church

1

25.00

47

Andie Stevens

RBC Sooke

1

20.00

48

cynthia quinn-young

49

Peyton Walton

West Coast Family Medical Clinic

50

Sherry Thompson

Sooke Shelter Society

51

Tim Ayres

What The Sooke?!

52

Jon Erzinger

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

53

Debra Johnston

RBC Sooke

54

Jess Erzinger

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

55

John Boquist

The Harboursiders and friends

56

Margaret Critchlow

The Harboursiders and friends

57

Megan Kowal

Team Sore Legs

58

Andrea Jessiman

West Coast Family Medical Clinic

59

Wendy Johnson

Salish Sea Selkies

60

Megan Kowal

Team Sore Legs

61

candice dawkins

62

Patricia Handy

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

63

Rick Robinson

Sooke Juan de Fuca Health

64

Jay Evans

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

65

Sandra Walker

Sooke District Lioness Lions

66

Bev Lewis

Sooke Harbourside Lions

67

Lyn Cardus

Sooke District Lioness Lions

68

Diane Morton

Sooke District Lioness Lions

69

Linda Harris

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

70

Margaret Coles

Sooke District Lioness Lions

71

Anne McDougall

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

72

Teri Hyde

Sooke District Lioness Lions

73

Theresa Richard

Sooke District Lioness Lions

74

Andrew Finnie

RBC Sooke

75

Roxana Argast

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

76

Sheila Wallace

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society

77

Candice Dawkins

RBC Sooke

78

Les Haddad

United We Walk

79

Carol Mackinnon

Sooke Harbourside Lions

80

Jan Todd

Sooke Harbourside Lions

81

Barss Family

Sooke Baptist Church

The Challenge

Got a big-hearted business, workplace, group, church, or community? Step up and join the Challenge to compete for your local pride in support of CNOY. Check the National Challengeboard to see more!

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. To provide outreach services to those who are in need.


Walk with us on February 25, 2023!

Event Day Details

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

Start

Evergreen Center, 6660 Sooke Road, Sooke. BC V9Z 0A4

The CNOY 2023 walk will begin and finish at the gazebo, Sooke Evergreen Center Mall, 6660 Sooke Road. Turn right onto Sooke Road, right onto Otter Point Road, right onto Wadams Way, continue on Wadams Way for the shorter route, longer route cross onto Townsend Road, right onto Rhodonite, cross over Church to left hand side of the road, turn right, continue down Church, cross at Throup to right hand side of Church, bottom of Church turn right onto Sooke Road return to gazebo. Shorter distance turn right at Wadams onto Church, follow Church to Sooke road turn right return to gazebo.


The walk will begin shortly after 5pm following the opening ceremony. Refreshments will be available after the walk.

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 to 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.
  • Pets: We love our little furballs like you do, but pets are not permitted at the Coldest Night of the Year except for approved and trained service animals.

Read more about our pet policy here: FAQ: pets.

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!

Sooke Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

2/5kmView + print!

turn right Sooke Road, right onto Otter Point, right onto Wadams, cross to Townsend, right onto Rhodonite, cross, turn right onto Church, cross onto Church left hand side, turn right onto Sooke road

2022 CNOY Photos

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 Sooke 2023

Melanie Cunningham Event Coordinator
Phone 2502085644
Email melsworldtoo@gmail.com

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