Raised:
$2,580
5%Goal:
$50,000

Victoria

Hosted by Our Place Society

31Walkers11Teams2Volunteers39Days Left
Address: 919 Pandora Ave, Victoria, BC, V8V 3P4 Map >Start time: Full Schedule >
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About Our Place Society

Coldest night of the year 2018 at Our Place Society


Join Our Place Society on February 24th for a 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, 5Km or 10Km walk through the streets of Victoria on February 24th, starting and ending at Our Place Society on 919 Pandora Avenue. The evening will include music, food, entertainment 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!

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Event Day Details

Save the date - WALK Day is February 24, 2018!

Our Place Society serves over 4000 individuals affected by poverty and homelessness. A 365 day per year service, we provide meals, health and hygiene services for Victoria's most vulnerable residents.


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919 Pandora Ave

Victoria, BC

V8V 3P4


Times

Times:

  • 4 pm - Registration opens
  • 5 pm - Opening Ceremonies
  • 5:15 pm - Walk begins (all distances)
  • 6 pm - Registration closes
  • 6pm - Meal service begins
  • 8 pm - Route closes, meal service ends

Between 6:00 and 8:00 pm a warm, light meal will be served to all walkers and volunteers.


Registration

Registration opens at 4:00 pm. All walkers must check-in and sign a waiver form before participating.


Please come prepared with:

  • All cash and cheques payable to "Coldest Night of the Year"
  • Pledge sheet with all donor data filled out completely and neatly OR
  • Post all pledges of cash and cheques online in your personal fundraising page and print off the "My Results Form" and bring with cash or cheques.
  • Bring a signed Waiver Form available online under TOOLS / FORMS on the main site.

Note:

  • 0-10 Free
  • 11-17 - Youth (pay $25 or raise minimum of $75)
  • 18+ - Adult (pay $25 or raise minimum of $150)
  • The toque is for anyone who pays the fee or raises the minimum
  • Reg Fee increase to $40 effective Monday, February 19th


Route Details

Route Options include:


2 km walk

5km walk

10 km walk


Rest stops will be available on all routes.


Maps will be available at the Welcome Desk. All routes will be well signed.


Route marshalls, rest stop attendants, and sweep vehicle drivers will be available for support along the route.


All walkers 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.


What to Bring

Please bring:


  • any cash or cheques made out to "Coldest Night of the Year"
  • a completed pledge form or "My Results Form" to match the cash or cheques
  • a signed waiver form
  • good walking waterproof shoes/boots
  • warm coat & mitts

Come prepared while keeping an eye on the expected weather.

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Teams
Walkers

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Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Cold Busters

Sandy Grayson

5

900.00

2

Team Sheba!

Elaine Davies

5

790.00

3

Our Place Society - General Walkers

Joel Roszmann

2

270.00

4

Bloomin' City Sneakers

John Burr

3

180.00

5

The Two Oaks

Kathy Alexander

4

150.00

6

MSAR

Karen Hoffman

1

20.00

7

Queen Bee

Leah Young

1

8

Odlum Brown Victoria

Pete Jando

2

9

Camosun Commuters

Karen Lightbody

1

10

"family friendlies"

Janis Evans

2

11

SOUPER HEROES

Leslie-Ann Corradini

5

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Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Elaine Davies

Team Sheba!

18

620.00

2

Aly Dahl

Cold Busters

8

455.00

3

Emma Kelly

Cold Busters

5

200.00

4

Sandy Grayson

Cold Busters

8

195.00

5

John Burr

Bloomin' City Sneakers

6

180.00

6

Kevin Alexander

The Two Oaks

1

150.00

7

Wayne Van Tassel

Team Sheba!

2

60.00

8

Wendy Zimmerman

Team Sheba!

1

50.00

9

Sue Loney

Team Sheba!

1

30.00

10

Joel Roszmann

Our Place Society - General Walkers

1

20.00

11

Karen Hoffman

MSAR

1

20.00

12

Kareena Shubaly

Love warriors

1

20.00

13

Marie Hebert

Bloomin' City Sneakers

14

Cole Alexander

The Two Oaks

15

Kathy Alexander

The Two Oaks

16

Ray Evans

"family friendlies"

17

Sylvia Walsh

Our Place Society - General Walkers

18

Janis Evans

"family friendlies"

19

Lori Angelini

Cold Busters

20

Betska K-Burr

Bloomin' City Sneakers

21

Mark Mawhinney

Odlum Brown Victoria

22

Leslie-Ann Corradini

SOUPER HEROES

23

Leah Young

Queen Bee

24

Andrew Blanchard

SOUPER HEROES

25

Beverly Fox

SOUPER HEROES

26

Karen Lightbody

Camosun Commuters

27

Bridget Hughes

Team Sheba!

28

Dawn Kloster

Cold Busters

29

Pete Jando

Odlum Brown Victoria

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All routes are generously marked with bright WALK signage, staffed by friendly volunteers, and include rest stops with snacks along the way.

2kmView + print!

East along Pandora Aveue to Cook Street, then turn south on Cook, turn West onto Burdette, then turn back north on Quadra.

5kmView + print!

This walk goes South down Cook Street to Beacon Hill Park. We will walk the north edge of the park then pass by Victoria Harbour. From the Harbour, we follow Government Street north to Pandora Ave.

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Contact Us


Our Place Society

Joel Roszmann Captain of Fun
toll free 1.877.743.3413 / phone 519.603.2250
email info@blueseaphilanthropy.org

Got questions about the Coldest Night of the Year?
info@blueseaphilanthropy.org / 1.877.743.3413