Raised:
$4,925
4%Goal:
$100,000

Victoria Pandora

Hosted by Our Place Society

41Walkers16Teams2Volunteers86Days 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

Victoria Pandora (Our Place Society) is super grateful for our fantastic 2023 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Victoria Pandora Scoreboard

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Teams
Walkers

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Cold Hands - Warm Hearts; South Island Nurses!

Jocelyn Barr

5

350.00

2

Group Velocity - JASCO Applied Sciences

Roberto Racca

2

175.00

3

CL Web Developers

James Gatsi

1

150.00

4

Boardwalk

Lauree Austin

3

150.00

5

Victoria Federal Liberals

Brian Shields

3

50.00

6

The Our Place Home Team

Steven Seltzer

1

7

St. Andrew's Cathedral

Christine O'Leary

1

8

Broad View United - Walking Together

Brian McConkey

1

9

RBC Victoria Main Branch

Jonathan Lockyer

1

10

RBC ~ Hillside & Scott

Molly MacShannon

1

11

The Shmerbertz

Rhiannon Herbert

1

12

Russell Hussell

Alana Brown

3

13

Cornerstone Properties Ltd.

Cassidy C

8

14

City of Victoria Youth Advisory Council

Julia Harrison

5

15

Victoria's Raging Rotarians

Gordon Greeniaus

2

16

Knightfields'

Nicole Fields

1

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Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Leanne Robertson-Weeds

Cold Hands - Warm Hearts; South Island Nurses!

4

200.00

2

James Gatsi

CL Web Developers

1

150.00

3

Lauree Austin

Boardwalk

1

150.00

4

Cait Jarvis

Cold Hands - Warm Hearts; South Island Nurses!

1

50.00

5

Jocelyn Barr

Cold Hands - Warm Hearts; South Island Nurses!

1

50.00

6

David A Biltek

Victoria Federal Liberals

1

50.00

7

Ashlee K

Cold Hands - Warm Hearts; South Island Nurses!

1

50.00

8

Dale Anne Yakimchuk

1

50.00

9

Christine O'Leary

St. Andrew's Cathedral

10

Brian Shields

Victoria Federal Liberals

11

Brian Shields

Victoria Federal Liberals

12

Carly Koeppen

Cold Hands - Warm Hearts; South Island Nurses!

13

Neillie Marshall

Cornerstone Properties Ltd.

14

Nicole Fields

Knightfields'

15

Molly Long

Cornerstone Properties Ltd.

16

Abby Long

Cornerstone Properties Ltd.

17

Amy Truswell

Cornerstone Properties Ltd.

18

Greg Long

Cornerstone Properties Ltd.

19

Rose Brown

Cornerstone Properties Ltd.

20

Tammy Alsdorf

Cornerstone Properties Ltd.

21

Brian McConkey

Broad View United - Walking Together

22

Greg and Simone Conner

Boardwalk

23

Jonathan Lockyer

RBC Victoria Main Branch

24

Darlene Campana

25

Gordon Greeniaus

Victoria's Raging Rotarians

26

Carolyn Greeniaus

Victoria's Raging Rotarians

27

Julia Harrison

City of Victoria Youth Advisory Council

28

Rowyn Andres

City of Victoria Youth Advisory Council

29

Jules Dawkins

City of Victoria Youth Advisory Council

30

Kasey Chen

City of Victoria Youth Advisory Council

31

Christie Yam

City of Victoria Youth Advisory Council

32

Cassidy C

Cornerstone Properties Ltd.

33

Roberto Racca

Group Velocity - JASCO Applied Sciences

34

Alex MacGillivray

Group Velocity - JASCO Applied Sciences

35

Alana Brown

Russell Hussell

36

Sean Sullivan

Russell Hussell

37

Fallon Lindsay

Boardwalk

38

Rhiannon Herbert

The Shmerbertz

39

Nav S

Russell Hussell

40

Molly MacShannon

RBC ~ Hillside & Scott

41

Steven Seltzer

The Our Place Home Team

About Our Place Society

Coldest Night of the Year 2023 at Our Place Society


Join Our Place Society on February 25 for an evening time walk in solidarity with Victoria’s Homeless community. Sign up for an engaging evening of social action to help the people in your society who need it the most.


Coldest Night of the Year is a unique way for you and your business, school, church or community group to be part of a national event, and to support Our Place Society to make a difference in your community.


What’s happening?

Join us for a 2km or 5km walk through the streets of Victoria in February, starting Our Place Society. The evening will include music, food and prizes as well as a chance to meet and connect with the homeless community you’ve come to support. This is a family friendly event, appropriate for all ages!


The Our Place Society is celebrating over 50 years of providing love, hope and belonging to Victoria's most vulnerable citizens.

Event Day Details

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

StartGoogle Map

919 Pandora Avenue

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 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.

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!

Victoria Pandora Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

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 Victoria Pandora 2023

Steven Seltzer Fundraising Manager
Phone 250.940.5064
Email stevens@ourplacesociety.com

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