Raised:
$24,970
16%Goal:
$150,000

St. Catharines

Hosted by Start Me Up Niagara

114Walkers32TeamsForecast35Days 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. Team up, walk, and fundraise! It’s cold out there... but there’s no place like home.

Community Sponsors

St. Catharines (Start Me Up Niagara) is super grateful for our fantastic 2022 sponsors! View all sponsors >

St. Catharines 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

Anglicans in Action

Diane Kidson

7

2,790.00

2

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

Emily DeGaust

9

2,010.00

3

tonystigers

Tony Venditti

12

1,925.00

4

.

Natalie Sferrazza

5

1,155.00

5

Wild Walkers

Angie Burnett

2

870.00

6

St.Thomas Anglican

Barbara Jean Lick

1

790.00

7

Knights of Columbus, Council 1394

Carl Pearson

4

580.00

8

D3089

Caitlin Dunford

11

575.00

9

Powertrain Walkers

Lyndsey McSweeney

2

525.00

10

Love You to the Moon and Back

Margaret Duckett

1

400.00

11

No name team

James Prinsen

2

300.00

12

St Catharines Temporary Seasonal Emergency Overnight Shelter Staff Slow Down for What?

James Mattiazzo

5

285.00

13

Better Neighbourhoods

Kahlin Holmes

3

250.00

14

Give Me Shelter xo

Monika Boudreau

2

240.00

15

Rhizome Farms Roots

Elva Tammemagi

2

220.00

16

First Grantham - Mountainview United

Brenda Lockhart

3

200.00

17

The O'Brien Bunch

Maggie Scott

2

200.00

18

Lions Club of Merritton

KEITH BROWN

3

125.00

19

FirstOntario St. Catharines

Christine Susa

5

75.00

20

NEXTGen RBC Niagara

Ann Hanna

3

50.00

21

Starbucks17411

Sonja Nastopoulos

1

22

Walker - Energy & Tech Services

Stephanie Turton

1

23

Holy Cross Raiders

Michelle Lepine

1

24

Heading for home

Marisa Thomas

1

25

Elm Street Striders

Carolin Barnes

1

26

The OG Dream Team

Amanda Roorda

1

27

Walk for life

MICHAEL Smooth

1

28

Jubilee Jets

Melanie Schat

2

29

Friends Forever

Nancy Raimondo

4

30

A&W 4th Avenue

Bailee McMullan

2

31

Charm's Champs

Charmaine M Frado

1

32

Board Walkers

Sandee Nebel

2

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Maurice Prindiville ofs

tonystigers

14

1,300.00

2

Mathew Miller

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

9

1,000.00

3

Linda Chambers

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

13

860.00

4

Barbara Jean Lick

St.Thomas Anglican

24

790.00

5

Wayne Fraser

Anglicans in Action

13

675.00

6

Angie Burnett

Wild Walkers

7

600.00

7

Beth Vanstaalduinen

8

570.00

8

Anita Djurkovic

Anglicans in Action

7

490.00

9

Vivian Pereira

Knights of Columbus, Council 1394

9

480.00

10

Sandy Middleton

tonystigers

5

475.00

11

Natalie Sferrazza

.

8

425.00

12

Eleanor Johnston

Anglicans in Action

5

425.00

13

Abbey Weaver

.

10

420.00

14

Lindsey Wilton

Anglicans in Action

4

400.00

15

Margaret Duckett

Love You to the Moon and Back

4

400.00

16

Marissa Mucciarelli

9

385.00

17

Paul Chapman

Anglicans in Action

4

325.00

18

Samantha Hoodless

Powertrain Walkers

4

300.00

19

James Prinsen

No name team

4

300.00

20

Rebecca Casera

D3089

4

275.00

21

Tammy McLeod-Casey

Wild Walkers

5

270.00

22

Emily Wright

.

2

260.00

23

Paige Patterson

D3089

1

250.00

24

Monika Boudreau

Give Me Shelter xo

3

240.00

25

Meagan Hyatt

St Catharines Temporary Seasonal Emergency Overnight Shelter Staff Slow Down for What?

5

235.00

26

Lyndsey McSweeney

Powertrain Walkers

3

225.00

27

James O'Brien

The O'Brien Bunch

3

200.00

28

Diane Kidson

Anglicans in Action

5

200.00

29

Lauren Singhuber

5

200.00

30

Madera Girls

tonystigers

1

150.00

31

Sydney DiTomasso

Better Neighbourhoods

2

150.00

32

Wendy Northcotte

Anglicans in Action

2

125.00

33

Stephanie Oliver

Rhizome Farms Roots

4

120.00

34

ROSEMARIE WALSH

First Grantham - Mountainview United

1

100.00

35

Elva Tammemagi

Rhizome Farms Roots

1

100.00

36

Kahlin Holmes

Better Neighbourhoods

1

100.00

37

Brenda Lockhart

First Grantham - Mountainview United

1

100.00

38

Brian LeBlanc

Knights of Columbus, Council 1394

1

100.00

39

KEITH BROWN

Lions Club of Merritton

1

100.00

40

Marlena Stadnik-Misener

FirstOntario St. Catharines

2

50.00

41

Ann Hanna

NEXTGen RBC Niagara

1

50.00

42

Katie Young

.

2

50.00

43

Elna Mayberry

2

50.00

44

James Mattiazzo

St Catharines Temporary Seasonal Emergency Overnight Shelter Staff Slow Down for What?

1

50.00

45

Kiki Barker

D3089

1

50.00

46

Elycia Bell

1

50.00

47

Carey Kominetsky

FirstOntario St. Catharines

1

25.00

48

Jessi Dent

St Catharines Temporary Seasonal Emergency Overnight Shelter Staff Slow Down for What?

49

Susan Venditti

tonystigers

50

Mishelle Stephenson

St Catharines Temporary Seasonal Emergency Overnight Shelter Staff Slow Down for What?

51

Marguerite Sheehan

tonystigers

52

Christine Susa

FirstOntario St. Catharines

53

Michelle Lepine

Holy Cross Raiders

54

Paul Miller

Board Walkers

55

Shawn Monger

St Catharines Temporary Seasonal Emergency Overnight Shelter Staff Slow Down for What?

56

Wayne Schmidt

tonystigers

57

Sandee Nebel

Board Walkers

58

Shadayah Rowe

NEXTGen RBC Niagara

59

Silvanna Smith

tonystigers

60

Madison Langelaan

D3089

61

Lauren King

Lions Club of Merritton

62

Lindsay Cain

FirstOntario St. Catharines

63

Natasha Peddie

Lions Club of Merritton

64

Sonja Nastopoulos

Starbucks17411

65

Stephanie Turton

Walker - Energy & Tech Services

66

Samantha McLean

tonystigers

67

Hannah Walpole

.

68

Kelly Taylor-McNeil

FirstOntario St. Catharines

69

Tyler English

Give Me Shelter xo

70

Rosemarie Walsh

First Grantham - Mountainview United

71

Ashley Vahrmeyer

NEXTGen RBC Niagara

72

Carolin Barnes

Elm Street Striders

73

Tony Venditti

tonystigers

74

Bailee McMullan

A&W 4th Avenue

75

Kendra Panoff

D3089

76

Liam Hiltz

A&W 4th Avenue

77

Maggie Scott

The O'Brien Bunch

78

Nancy Raimondo

Friends Forever

79

Allie Sinclair

D3089

80

Stan Nowak

D3089

81

Linda Luba Elson

D3089

82

kathryn katch

83

Theresa Mazachowsky

84

Mel Griffin

D3089

85

Charmaine M Frado

Charm's Champs

86

Michael Donovan

87

Emily DeGaust

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

88

Caitlin Dunford

D3089

89

Karen Wiens

90

Cavanaugh Charlebois

D3089

91

Diane Gilbert

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

92

Marisa Thomas

Heading for home

93

Jacquie Hendriksen

Friends Forever

94

Maarty Hendriksen

Friends Forever

95

Christian Betancourt

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

96

Amanda Roorda

The OG Dream Team

97

Ash Barker

98

Micaela Butron-Gutierrez

Better Neighbourhoods

99

Destiny Lacasse

tonystigers

100

Carl Pearson

Knights of Columbus, Council 1394

101

Maureen McNeil

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

102

Derek Pavlakovich

Knights of Columbus, Council 1394

103

Floyd Elzinga

Jubilee Jets

104

Jessica Yendt

tonystigers

105

Kirsten Prinsen

No name team

106

Alexandra Hogan

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

107

Melissa Van Tuyl

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

108

Tiffany Ross

tonystigers

109

John Senn

110

Melanie Schat

Jubilee Jets

111

Emilio Raimondo

Friends Forever

112

MICHAEL Smooth

Walk for life

113

Deborah Brown

Volunteers for the Vulnerable

114

Chris Frere

Event Day Details

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

Self-organize your own local team and join us virtually on Saturday, February 26, 2022. Scroll down to read all the event day details!

StartGoogle Map

Wherever you choose! Some ideas could be:


  • Pick a nature trail nearby you
  • Start from your home and walk the neighbourhood
  • Walk the nostalgic route... around Market Square in Downtown St Catharine's
  • If it is safe to do so, meet with a teammate and walk around a park such as Montebello Park


Please take photos on your walk and send them to us at cnoy@startmeupniagara.ca. We want to see your hard work! We may showcase them here on this site.

Toque Pick-Up Times

Walkers who raise $150+ (adults 18 and over) or $75 (children/youth 17 and under) will receive a CNOY toque as a thank you!


  • Pick-up Times & Locations to be arranged in January
  • Team captains may pick up toques for their whole team if they wish

Have questions? Visit our FAQ section!

Virtual CNOY Day

This is your own self-organized walk! Here are some key things you'll need to do on February 26 (or whatever day in February you decide to walk):


  • Gather with your covid-safe bubble (or on your own)
  • Map out a safe 2-5 km route
  • Let someone know where you are
  • Bring a cell phone in case of emergency
  • Share online as you go! #cnoy22
  • Keep fundraising (half of all fundraising happens in the last week!)
  • Be safe and have fun!

St. Catharines Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

2/5kmView + print!

2km and 5km routes are available - and they may seem familiar! The START location is Market Square in downtown St. Catharines.

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About Start Me Up Niagara

Start Me Up Niagara works with individuals facing significant life challenges such as addiction, mental health issues, poverty, homelessness and unemployment. We provide opportunities to improve health, increase community integration and support employment.


Our Vision- A society where all people are included, healthy, and self-sufficient.

Contact Us


St. Catharines

Emily DeGaust Event Director
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 9059845310x108
Email cnoy@startmeupniagara.ca

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