Raised:
$41,830
104%Goal:
$40,000

Sydney

Hosted by Souls Harbour Rescue Mission Sydney

170Walkers27Teams46Volunteers0°C1Day Left

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

Sydney (Souls Harbour Rescue Mission Sydney) is super grateful for our fantastic 2024 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Event Day Details

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

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35 State Street

Sydney, NS

B1P 2W2


Ashby Legion - Sydney

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 138

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!

Sydney Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

2/5kmView + print!

Start at Royal Canadian Legion, 35 State Street. Follow State Street to Prince Street and Turn Right. Follow Prince Street up to the train tracks. Cross Prince Street and walk back to the Legion.

Sydney 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

Westside Bible Chapel

Gloria Jessome

27

9,027.00

2

The First Order

Holly Dwyer

11

4,362.00

3

fat minion

xander carabin

6

3,069.00

4

CBCF Huskies

Dana MacLean

13

2,465.00

5

Soul's Harbour Heroes

Suzie Dwyer

5

2,090.00

6

Calvary Baptist Church

Alana MacKinnon

11

2,000.00

7

Sole Patrol

Tyler Mattheis

10

1,772.00

8

Grace Fellowship Middle School Youth Group

Brenda Ferguson

13

1,495.00

9

Strides For Lives

Rosemary Hiltz

2

1,335.00

10

Soul Sista’s - CB Christian Fellowship Church

Heather Jessome

1

1,285.00

11

The Bartlett Family

Meaghan Bartlett

7

1,250.00

12

Still Kicking

Heather Godri

5

750.00

13

CBRM Mayor and Council

Rob MacNamara

5

505.00

14

Harbour Lights

Annah-Clare MacLean

1

500.00

15

Team of Hope

Aaron Hersey

4

500.00

16

The Northside Gals

Norma Blinkhorn

5

375.00

17

Recovery is the ANSWER enabling is the CANCER

Liv Howard

4

325.00

18

Celtic Creatures Vet Clinic

Rebecca Korven

3

250.00

19

North Sydney SDA Church Youth

Julianna Parsons

1

200.00

20

Cookhouse

Joe Cook

1

160.00

21

Lexen's hope

Chelsey Stubbert

1

145.00

22

Team Lindsay Construction Sydney

Jennifer Cook

9

140.00

23

My Village

Kelly Oake

1

130.00

24

Grace Church

Lloyd & Elaine Johnstone

1

125.00

25

Starbucks Sydney

Angie Murray

3

75.00

26

Stantec Sydney

Sarah Wilson

7

27

Fearless

Raven Mac Nevin

5

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Holly Dwyer

The First Order

73

2,062.00

2

Bernice Layton

Westside Bible Chapel

1

2,000.00

3

Rosemary Hiltz

Strides For Lives

19

1,285.00

4

Heather Jessome

Soul Sista’s - CB Christian Fellowship Church

38

1,285.00

5

Terry Dwyer

Soul's Harbour Heroes

2

1,050.00

6

Sandra Layton

Westside Bible Chapel

1

1,000.00

7

Susan Dunn

Westside Bible Chapel

1

1,000.00

8

Dana MacLean

CBCF Huskies

20

885.00

9

Judy McInnis

CBCF Huskies

15

640.00

10

Amy Dwyer

The First Order

19

640.00

11

Tyler Mattheis

Sole Patrol

3

625.00

12

Suzie Dwyer

Soul's Harbour Heroes

4

600.00

13

Meaghan Bartlett

The Bartlett Family

2

550.00

14

xander carabin

fat minion

1

500.00

15

Todd Dixon

Team of Hope

1

500.00

16

Annah-Clare MacLean

Harbour Lights

23

500.00

17

Gloria Jessome

Westside Bible Chapel

6

475.00

18

Taylor Brown

The First Order

7

470.00

19

Anne Marie Coish

Calvary Baptist Church

5

370.00

20

Peggy Gordon

Sole Patrol

10

370.00

21

Isla Cook

The First Order

4

360.00

22

Jodi Skinner

Westside Bible Chapel

2

300.00

23

Alana MacKinnon

Calvary Baptist Church

2

300.00

24

Shawn Skinner

Westside Bible Chapel

2

300.00

25

Carl Stapleton

Westside Bible Chapel

8

297.00

26

Mary Jane Murphy

Westside Bible Chapel

7

260.00

27

Doris Donovan

Westside Bible Chapel

6

250.00

28

Tracey Oliver

The Bartlett Family

1

250.00

29

Cara Lee

Westside Bible Chapel

3

250.00

30

Glen Godri

Still Kicking

1

250.00

31

Rebecca Korven

Celtic Creatures Vet Clinic

4

250.00

32

Bekah Barrett

The First Order

5

250.00

33

Jason Oliver

The Bartlett Family

1

250.00

34

Amanda McDougall-Merrill

CBRM Mayor and Council

1

250.00

35

Harve Grant

Sole Patrol

7

226.00

36

Jacob MacLeod

Grace Fellowship Middle School Youth Group

11

210.00

37

Lincoln Mattheis

fat minion

2

204.50

38

William Mattheis

fat minion

2

204.50

39

Katie Murphy

Westside Bible Chapel

4

200.00

40

Liv Howard

Recovery is the ANSWER enabling is the CANCER

5

200.00

41

Zeb Hoover

Grace Fellowship Middle School Youth Group

4

195.00

42

Cheryl Grant

Sole Patrol

5

195.00

43

Scott Anderson

Soul's Harbour Heroes

4

190.00

44

Ann Marie mac gillivary

The Northside Gals

5

175.00

45

Sofia Seward

Westside Bible Chapel

2

175.00

46

Pat Lee

Westside Bible Chapel

2

165.00

47

Joe Cook

Cookhouse

7

160.00

48

Adam Bateman

Sole Patrol

5

150.00

49

Heather Godri

Still Kicking

1

150.00

50

Naomi Barrett

The First Order

2

150.00

51

Karen Martin

Westside Bible Chapel

2

150.00

52

Kim Lepage

Still Kicking

1

150.00

53

Heidi Godri

Still Kicking

1

150.00

54

James, Krista, and Andrew McPhee

Westside Bible Chapel

1

150.00

55

Chelsey Stubbert

Lexen's hope

3

145.00

56

Angus Whyte

Grace Fellowship Middle School Youth Group

5

140.00

57

Kelly Oake

My Village

6

130.00

58

Tanya Nicholson

CBRM Mayor and Council

6

130.00

59

Rob MacNamara

CBRM Mayor and Council

2

125.00

60

Declan Whyte

Grace Fellowship Middle School Youth Group

4

120.00

61

Nicole Crowell

CBCF Huskies

3

115.00

62

Jill Skinner

Westside Bible Chapel

3

105.00

63

Elijah Best

fat minion

1

100.00

64

Mary Holland

Recovery is the ANSWER enabling is the CANCER

2

100.00

65

Silas MacKinnon

Calvary Baptist Church

1

100.00

66

Connor Binder

CBCF Huskies

4

100.00

67

Norma Blinkhorn

The Northside Gals

1

100.00

68

Alyssa Maclellan

Calvary Baptist Church

2

100.00

69

James MacLellan

Calvary Baptist Church

1

100.00

70

Nancy MacLellan

Calvary Baptist Church

1

100.00

71

Rev Allan MacLellan

Calvary Baptist Church

1

100.00

72

Suzanne MacLellan

Calvary Baptist Church

1

100.00

73

Sophi Best

The First Order

1

100.00

74

Stephen Vickers

CBCF Huskies

2

100.00

75

Lizzie Skinner

Westside Bible Chapel

3

95.00

76

Hudson LeMoine

Grace Fellowship Middle School Youth Group

3

75.00

77

Angie Murray

Starbucks Sydney

2

75.00

78

Naomi Wolstenholme

Grace Fellowship Middle School Youth Group

4

75.00

79

Haileigh Ferguson

Grace Fellowship Middle School Youth Group

4

75.00

80

Alex Skinner

Westside Bible Chapel

2

75.00

81

Christopher Beane

Grace Fellowship Middle School Youth Group

3

75.00

82

Ethan Wolstenholme

Grace Fellowship Middle School Youth Group

4

75.00

83

Eli Wolstenholme

Grace Fellowship Middle School Youth Group

4

75.00

84

Vivienne LeMoine

Grace Fellowship Middle School Youth Group

3

75.00

85

Dawn Williams

Team Lindsay Construction Sydney

2

70.00

86

Ryan Backus

Sole Patrol

1

50.00

87

Natalie Thebault

Still Kicking

1

50.00

88

Nolan Bartlett

The Bartlett Family

1

50.00

89

Howie Doiron

Team Lindsay Construction Sydney

1

50.00

90

Elizabeth Heading

Westside Bible Chapel

1

50.00

91

Ryan Clarke

CBCF Huskies

1

25.00

92

Brenda Ferguson

Grace Fellowship Middle School Youth Group

1

25.00

93

Lisa House

Recovery is the ANSWER enabling is the CANCER

1

25.00

94

Kenneth Blois

CBCF Huskies

1

25.00

95

Shelley Kaiser

Strides For Lives

1

25.00

96

Leanne Billard

Team Lindsay Construction Sydney

1

20.00

97

Eleanor Roache

Soul's Harbour Heroes

1

10.00

98

Rebekah Boudreau

Sole Patrol

99

Daniel Tolman

Westside Bible Chapel

100

Griffin Bartlett

The Bartlett Family

101

Adeana Leslie

CBCF Huskies

102

David Fogarty

103

Monique Hanna

Celtic Creatures Vet Clinic

104

Aiden Boudreau

Sole Patrol

105

Alicia Buffett

The Northside Gals

106

Ethan Hersey

Team of Hope

107

Margaret Mattheis

Sole Patrol

108

Paul Murray

Starbucks Sydney

109

Leah Matthews

110

Sharon Williamson

Starbucks Sydney

111

Willie McNeil

Stantec Sydney

112

Annah Clare MacLean

113

Ritchie Hall

Fearless

114

Brittany Rose

Fearless

115

Marc Boutot

Fearless

116

Jerry Pushie

Fearless

117

Jaelynn Andrews Katryk

Westside Bible Chapel

118

Gordon MacDonald

CBRM Mayor and Council

119

Paula Maceachern

The Northside Gals

120

Elliot Carabin

The First Order

121

Juanita MacNeil

122

Ali Kachafanas

The First Order

123

Tammy Dwyer

Soul's Harbour Heroes

124

Amrit Kaur

125

Derek Mombourquette

126

RAVI Chawla

Team of Hope

127

Melissa MacInnis

Westside Bible Chapel

128

Heidi MacLellan

Calvary Baptist Church

129

Rob and Sherry Stephenson

Calvary Baptist Church

130

Eldon MacDonald

CBRM Mayor and Council

131

Olivia Billard

Team Lindsay Construction Sydney

132

silas carabin

fat minion

133

Levi Cook

fat minion

134

Tacoma Carabin

The First Order

135

Raven Mac Nevin

Fearless

136

Jaimelynn Nickerson

The First Order

137

Jennifer Cook

Team Lindsay Construction Sydney

138

Don Bartlett

The Bartlett Family

139

Lefin Paruvaparampil Chacko

Team Lindsay Construction Sydney

140

Levin Alex

Team Lindsay Construction Sydney

141

Savannah MacLellan

Calvary Baptist Church

142

Sue Spurrell

Westside Bible Chapel

143

Cathy Seward

Westside Bible Chapel

144

Karen Sampson

145

Bretton Currie

CBCF Huskies

146

Jhanvi Saini

Stantec Sydney

147

Adam Johnston

Stantec Sydney

148

Tierra Thériault

Celtic Creatures Vet Clinic

149

Joey Ambrose

Team Lindsay Construction Sydney

150

Julianna Parsons

North Sydney SDA Church Youth

151

Lloyd & Elaine Johnstone

Grace Church

152

Bernadette Lovell

The Northside Gals

153

Karanveer Singh Bhatia

154

Sue Spurrell

Westside Bible Chapel

155

Kelsey Gilmet

CBCF Huskies

156

Aaron Hersey

Team of Hope

157

Ankit Wadhwa

Sole Patrol

158

Sarah Wilson

Stantec Sydney

159

Jade Parsons

Stantec Sydney

160

Claudia Maccormick

Stantec Sydney

161

John Pinnington

Stantec Sydney

162

Will Richardson

CBCF Huskies

163

Reese Brown

CBCF Huskies

164

Phill Farrell

CBCF Huskies

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 Souls Harbour Rescue Mission Sydney

Join Souls Harbour for an extraordinary adventure this winter at the "Coldest Night of the Year" walkathon! When the temperatures drop and the city sleeps, our community needs its heroes the most. Embrace your inner superhero and be a force for good in the fight against food and housing insecurity.


Not all heroes wear capes, and you don't need superpowers to make a difference. By participating in our walkathon, you become a real-life hero, empowering those in need to find warmth, shelter, and hope. Your steps will light up the night, providing vital support for our neighbors struggling with hunger and housing challenges.


So, grab your winter gear, gather your friends and family, and let's walk together under the stars. Your participation can be the turning point for someone in need. Sign up now and be the hero our community deserves. Together, we can make a real impact, one step at a time.

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Contact Us


CNOY Sydney 2024

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

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