Raised:
$37,670
94%Goal:
$40,000

St. Thomas

Hosted by Youth Unlimited/YFC Elgin County

175Walkers25Teams20Volunteers5°C

The Coldest Night of the Year is a winterrific family-friendly walk in support of local charities serving people experiencing hurt, hunger, and homelessness. Join us on February 24, 2024 - team up, fundraise, walk, and take a moment to look closer... because it’s cold out there.

Community Sponsors

St. Thomas (Youth Unlimited/YFC Elgin County) is super grateful for our fantastic 2024 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Event Day Details

Save the date - CNOY Day is February 24, 2024!

StartGoogle Map

21 Edward Street

St. Thomas ON

N5P 1Y3


We will be starting and finishing at the Youth Unlimited/YFC Elgin County youth centre located at 21 Edward St. in St. Thomas ON between Balaclava and Alm streets.

Schedule

  • 4:00 pm: Meet Check-in + Welcome
  • 5:00 pm: Move Send-off
  • 6:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 7:00 pm: Mosey Goodbye + see you in 2025!

Not able to join us in person at the Main Event? We hope you'll register, 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: 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.
  • Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.
  • No 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 >

Check-In

  • All walkers participating at the Main Event on Saturday, February 24, 2024 must check-in upon arrival.
  • 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.
  • Offsite fundraising walkers can contact their local event director to arrange toque pickup the week of the event.

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 the 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 form.
  • 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 accept the waiver automatically when they register online.
  • Youth/Children under 18 need a waiver signed by their parent or guardian.
  • An online form will be emailed to all parents/guardians before CNOY Day.
  • Waivers will also be available at check-in on CNOY 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!

St. Thomas Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

St. Thomas 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

FeetzonFire

Sherry Lalonde

14

4,360.00

2

Radically Redeemed

Winnie Gould

8

4,345.00

3

TD - St. Thomas

David Darosa

24

2,880.00

4

AEMC Youth

David Gould

9

2,720.00

5

Hikers for Hope

mary lynn mcpherson

5

2,345.00

6

Team Kyle

Kyle Rolph

2

2,165.00

7

following The Way

Beth Gould

10

1,805.00

8

Kindred Credit Union-Aylmer

Linda Thiessen

7

1,500.00

9

Faith YouthTeam 1

Melissa Lockington

14

1,475.00

10

Libro St. Thomas

Jacquie DeMoor

8

1,370.00

11

Faith Life Groups

Laurie Brescacin

1

960.00

12

Redemption for life!

Jeremy Enright

8

910.00

13

Crosswalk

Damian (Shane) Gorman

5

764.00

14

Self Walkers

Dale Self

2

700.00

15

Skyline_St. Thomas_Tillsonburg

Kyle McCann

2

690.00

16

Faith Youth Team 1

Lora Spence

9

555.75

17

Fighting Fentanyl - RJ

Rebecca May

8

505.00

18

Precision Taekwondo

Chris Chew

8

420.00

19

Masonite International

Brigitte Neale

3

300.00

20

Chaotic Crew

Tammy Bylsma

1

266.00

21

3121 Starbucks St Thomas

Starbucks St Thomas

13

155.00

22

Dynamic Duo

Trudy Kanellis

1

150.00

23

Walking in Faith

Loretta Giordano

1

140.00

24

The Happy Walkers

Alison Ragoobar

3

120.00

25

St. Paul's Aylmer

Damian Gorman

2

100.00

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Sarah Van Pelt

Radically Redeemed

37

2,255.00

2

Sherry Lalonde

FeetzonFire

15

1,810.00

3

Kyle Rolph

Team Kyle

17

1,700.00

4

mary lynn mcpherson

Hikers for Hope

17

1,210.00

5

Linda Thiessen

Kindred Credit Union-Aylmer

1

1,000.00

6

David Darosa

TD - St. Thomas

7

1,000.00

7

David Gould

AEMC Youth

7

1,000.00

8

Laurie Brescacin

Faith Life Groups

10

910.00

9

Dale Self

Self Walkers

2

600.00

10

Nicole Van Pelt

Radically Redeemed

9

505.00

11

Damian (Shane) Gorman

Crosswalk

2

500.00

12

Tina Sikma

FeetzonFire

1

500.00

13

Monica Poole

Hikers for Hope

12

480.00

14

Emalyn House

following The Way

7

445.00

15

Debbie Boersema

Hikers for Hope

10

405.00

16

Julie Yako

Redemption for life!

6

400.00

17

Thayde Rutledge

AEMC Youth

8

400.00

18

Jeremy Flanagan

TD - St. Thomas

11

350.00

19

Beth Gould

following The Way

6

340.00

20

Winnie Gould

Radically Redeemed

3

340.00

21

Mya Klassen

AEMC Youth

6

340.00

22

Stephen Bodrug

Redemption for life!

2

325.00

23

Percy Thompson

AEMC Youth

2

300.00

24

Natalie Paterson

Radically Redeemed

2

300.00

25

Don Low

TD - St. Thomas

5

300.00

26

Mindy Minka

following The Way

6

300.00

27

Emma Van Pelt

Radically Redeemed

5

295.00

28

Sandy Yutzy

Kindred Credit Union-Aylmer

1

250.00

29

Geoff Sikma

FeetzonFire

1

250.00

30

Robert Gould

Radically Redeemed

1

250.00

31

Nicole Nielsen

FeetzonFire

1

250.00

32

Noah Luyks

Radically Redeemed

4

250.00

33

Steve & Monica Robinson

1

250.00

34

Jenny Browne

Faith Youth Team 1

3

250.00

35

Tracey Taylor

Libro St. Thomas

4

250.00

36

Kyle McCann

Skyline_St. Thomas_Tillsonburg

6

245.00

37

Ursula Russo

5

220.00

38

Casey Breedon

AEMC Youth

2

200.00

39

Christy Hiemstra

following The Way

1

200.00

40

Paighton Simmons

Faith YouthTeam 1

3

200.00

41

Jacquie DeMoor

Libro St. Thomas

4

200.00

42

Amy Arthur

FeetzonFire

2

200.00

43

Lora Spence

Faith Youth Team 1

3

185.00

44

Melissa Lockington

Faith YouthTeam 1

3

180.00

45

Hakan Berzinmehr

Fighting Fentanyl - RJ

4

175.00

46

Malerie Rollins

Libro St. Thomas

2

175.00

47

Tammy Bylsma

Chaotic Crew

3

166.00

48

Danielle Kauenhofen

AEMC Youth

3

155.00

49

Sawyer Thibert

FeetzonFire

2

150.00

50

Taylor Haskins

FeetzonFire

2

150.00

51

Jon Finch

Masonite International

1

150.00

52

Sarah Card

following The Way

3

150.00

53

Terry MacNinch

TD - St. Thomas

3

150.00

54

Jenie Fligg

Precision Taekwondo

1

150.00

55

Kari Aitken

Masonite International

1

150.00

56

Tammy Foley

FeetzonFire

3

150.00

57

Barb Vandenbrink

following The Way

1

150.00

58

Janice White

Libro St. Thomas

4

150.00

59

Trish Raftis

Libro St. Thomas

6

150.00

60

Katie Gilbert

Libro St. Thomas

5

145.00

61

Loretta Giordano

Walking in Faith

6

140.00

62

Donny Moxley

Crosswalk

3

130.00

63

Emma Rolph

3121 Starbucks St Thomas

2

125.00

64

Jeremy Enright

Redemption for life!

2

125.00

65

Jennifer May-Groves

Fighting Fentanyl - RJ

3

110.00

66

Pedro Gavilanez

Faith YouthTeam 1

2

100.00

67

Natalie Nielsen

FeetzonFire

1

100.00

68

Nicholas Thibert

FeetzonFire

1

100.00

69

Sandra Ritchie

TD - St. Thomas

1

100.00

70

Steve Foley

FeetzonFire

1

100.00

71

Jessie Stock

Faith YouthTeam 1

2

100.00

72

Lucas Davies

Faith YouthTeam 1

1

100.00

73

Michael Van Pelt

Radically Redeemed

1

100.00

74

Julie Richardson-Murphy

Libro St. Thomas

1

100.00

75

Dan Fishback

Crosswalk

1

100.00

76

Brian Wilkie

St. Paul's Aylmer

1

100.00

77

Nancy Stead

Libro St. Thomas

1

100.00

78

Rebecca May

Fighting Fentanyl - RJ

4

80.00

79

Will Ong

following The Way

2

75.00

80

Chris Chew

Precision Taekwondo

2

70.00

81

Tessa Belanger

Faith YouthTeam 1

1

60.00

82

Robyn Belanger

Faith YouthTeam 1

1

60.00

83

Trudy Kanellis

Dynamic Duo

1

50.00

84

Ben Lockington

Faith YouthTeam 1

1

50.00

85

Surbhi Chaturvedi

TD - St. Thomas

1

50.00

86

Dorothy Jean Smale

Hikers for Hope

1

50.00

87

Emma Springer

AEMC Youth

1

50.00

88

Darryl Thiessen

Redemption for life!

1

50.00

89

Cathy Wiener

TD - St. Thomas

1

50.00

90

Alison Ragoobar

The Happy Walkers

3

50.00

91

Matthew Lockington

Faith YouthTeam 1

1

50.00

92

Jenaya Lockington

Faith YouthTeam 1

1

50.00

93

Mackenzie Medeiros

following The Way

1

50.00

94

Amanda Small

Precision Taekwondo

1

50.00

95

Laurie Holditch

TD - St. Thomas

2

50.00

96

Jeremy Groves

Fighting Fentanyl - RJ

1

50.00

97

Darren Goble

Precision Taekwondo

1

50.00

98

Justine Jewell

Fighting Fentanyl - RJ

1

50.00

99

Katie Jane Ong

following The Way

2

50.00

100

Becky Ong

following The Way

2

45.00

101

Lisa Lapain

Fighting Fentanyl - RJ

1

40.00

102

Kate Montgomery

TD - St. Thomas

1

30.00

103

Quinn Ryerse

AEMC Youth

1

25.00

104

Judah Trojek

Faith Youth Team 1

1

25.00

105

Rebecca Rolph

Team Kyle

1

25.00

106

Carolyn Broughton

TD - St. Thomas

1

25.00

107

Todd Holditch

TD - St. Thomas

1

25.00

108

Lori Calvert

TD - St. Thomas

1

25.00

109

Berea Copeland

Faith YouthTeam 1

1

25.00

110

Christopher Blackbird

3121 Starbucks St Thomas

1

20.00

111

Mike Peters

Redemption for life!

1

10.00

112

Starbucks St Thomas

3121 Starbucks St Thomas

1

10.00

113

Stephen Self

Self Walkers

114

Sherry Lalonde

FeetzonFire

115

Fiona Flanagan

TD - St. Thomas

116

Brianna Loewen

AEMC Youth

117

Lauren Miller

Precision Taekwondo

118

Rajat Mohan

TD - St. Thomas

119

Aditya Kanchibhotla

TD - St. Thomas

120

David House

121

Leo Mohan

TD - St. Thomas

122

Blair MacInnis

Kindred Credit Union-Aylmer

123

Neta Bodrug

Redemption for life!

124

Jeremie McClean

FeetzonFire

125

Tony Yako

Redemption for life!

126

Anna Mary Yoder

FeetzonFire

127

Ruth Dekwaadsteniet-knowlton

Precision Taekwondo

128

Nora Mohan

TD - St. Thomas

129

Katie Mohan

TD - St. Thomas

130

Martha Enright

Redemption for life!

131

Silas Trojek

Faith Youth Team 1

132

Matthew Abell

Faith Youth Team 1

133

Josh Browne

Faith Youth Team 1

134

Jessalyn Browne

Faith Youth Team 1

135

Charishma Ponneri

TD - St. Thomas

136

Taylor Cambridge

Fighting Fentanyl - RJ

137

Holly Bueckert

3121 Starbucks St Thomas

138

Emma Orbinski

TD - St. Thomas

139

Abella Burnett

3121 Starbucks St Thomas

140

Sophia Eisele

3121 Starbucks St Thomas

141

Carina Bilton

3121 Starbucks St Thomas

142

Jill Trojek

Faith YouthTeam 1

143

Bonnie Munro

Fighting Fentanyl - RJ

144

Chelsey Hansen

145

Martha Calvank

Kindred Credit Union-Aylmer

146

Wendy Speziali

147

Crystal Awalt

Skyline_St. Thomas_Tillsonburg

148

Emily Dimmel

3121 Starbucks St Thomas

149

Bleron Xhigolli

TD - St. Thomas

150

Autumn Swick

3121 Starbucks St Thomas

151

Jenna Browne

Faith Youth Team 1

152

Hudson Templeton

Faith YouthTeam 1

153

Elias Trojek

Faith Youth Team 1

154

Paighton Simmons

Faith YouthTeam 1

155

Matthew Greenwood

TD - St. Thomas

156

Jeff Ramirez

3121 Starbucks St Thomas

157

Nieve Ragoobar

The Happy Walkers

158

Chase Ragoobar

The Happy Walkers

159

Brigitte Neale

Masonite International

160

Damian Gorman

St. Paul's Aylmer

161

Dion Edwards

TD - St. Thomas

162

Lena Klassen

Kindred Credit Union-Aylmer

163

Taylor Stewart

3121 Starbucks St Thomas

164

sky parenteau

3121 Starbucks St Thomas

165

Emily Platt

3121 Starbucks St Thomas

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 Youth Unlimited/​YFC Elgin County

We see the hope and potential in every young person and we want to help them with the various issues they face today including homelessness, poverty, drug-addicted parents, and family breakdown.


The Upper Room Emergency Overnight Support for youth provides a warm, caring, safe place to stay where a young person in a crisis can come in a get off the street or out of an unsafe environment.


We have staff and many volunteers who work with all kinds of kids facing all sorts of issues. Your engagement and participation in the Coldest Night of the Year Walk will help us to keep providing this support.


Come join us - help us to help you see the hope and potential in every young person.

2023 CNOY Photos

Here's a collection of our favourite photos from CNOY 2023 nationwide - special thanks to our many volunteer photographers who sent them in!

Coldest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the YearColdest Night of the Year

Contact Us


CNOY St. Thomas 2024

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

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