Raised:
$8,880
13%Goal:
$65,000

Victoria Pandora

Hosted by Our Place Society

101Walkers31Teams15Volunteers30Days Left

It's cold out there. The Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walk that raises money for charities serving hungry, homeless, and hurting people in our community. Walk with us on February 22, 2020!

About Our Place Society

Coldest Night of the Year 2020 at Our Place Society


Join Our Place Society on February 22nd 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 22nd, 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!


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

Community Sponsors

Victoria Pandora is super grateful for our fantastic 2020 sponsors! View all sponsors >

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Teams
Walkers

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Holy Walkamolies- United Churches around Victoria

Maureen Koch

8

615.00

2

Unifor Local 333BC

Susan Atkinson

4

600.00

3

Offices of the legislature (OIPC; BCpolicecomplaintcomm; BCombuds;BCmeritcomm)

LeeAnn Whitworth

2

595.00

4

Knox - Knox - we're here!

Laura Kavanagh

5

470.00

5

NextGen

Lisa Meier

6

450.00

6

Swan Lake Strollers

Renee Cenerini

4

425.00

7

Christ Community Church

Andrea Draijer Stadt

3

360.00

8

Vancouver Island Nordic Pole Walkers

Jennifer Smyth

13

325.00

9

Heart Warmers

Sarah Petrescu

9

235.00

10

All Walkers Welcome - Our Place Society

Joel Roszmann

2

175.00

11

Will Walk For Change

Alieda Blandford

1

165.00

12

CUPW 850 - Posties Walking for a better tomorrow

Kate Holowatiuk

2

120.00

13

Central Saanich united church

Jim Rondeau

1

80.00

14

Cornerstone Pentecostal Church

Erika Bacon

5

50.00

15

Vancouver Island Vegan Association

Tony Aston

1

50.00

16

Fairfield United Youth

Rose Sylvester

2

25.00

17

Making an IMPact

Emily Lerhe

1

18

JASCO Applied Sciences

Melanie Austin

2

19

BCS

Rachel Steele-MacInnis

1

20

Team EQ

Ashley Cooper

1

21

J Walkers

Heather Henshaw

2

22

Our Place Pandora Walkers

Steven Seltzer

2

23

Marshians

Christie Barber

1

24

Brown Henderson Melbye

Trudi Brown

5

25

The Music Makers

Leslie Waters

1

26

Team Awesome

Valentina Heatherington

1

27

Independent Order of Oddfellows - Bastion 4 Lodge

Anne Tanner

1

28

The Wellesley of Victoria

Sharon Unsworth

1

29

BCEHS Team

Kari Sloane

1

30

2020 OPS Admin Crew

Tracy Campbell

1

31

Socialize Crew

Nicolah Dinesen

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Janice Charnstrom

Offices of the legislature (OIPC; BCpolicecomplaintcomm; BCombuds;BCmeritcomm)

4

395.00

2

Deborah Deacon

10

365.00

3

Andrea Draijer Stadt

Christ Community Church

2

300.00

4

Carol Hamill

1

250.00

5

LeeAnn Whitworth

Offices of the legislature (OIPC; BCpolicecomplaintcomm; BCombuds;BCmeritcomm)

1

200.00

6

Andrea Hubbard

Holy Walkamolies- United Churches around Victoria

5

195.00

7

Coral Forbes

Swan Lake Strollers

7

195.00

8

Shelagh Noonan

All Walkers Welcome - Our Place Society

3

175.00

9

Alieda Blandford

Will Walk For Change

5

165.00

10

Bruce McCowan

Knox - Knox - we're here!

1

150.00

11

Valerie Bauld

Holy Walkamolies- United Churches around Victoria

1

150.00

12

Anita O'Sullivan

4

150.00

13

Daniel Atkinson

Unifor Local 333BC

1

150.00

14

Wayne Pitts

Unifor Local 333BC

1

150.00

15

Eileen Campbell

Holy Walkamolies- United Churches around Victoria

1

150.00

16

Alf Eamer

Knox - Knox - we're here!

1

150.00

17

Susan Atkinson

Unifor Local 333BC

1

150.00

18

Ruth McCowan

Knox - Knox - we're here!

2

120.00

19

Roxanne De Souza

Heart Warmers

3

110.00

20

Aurora D’Cruz

4

105.00

21

Bailee Mathers

3

100.00

22

Renee Cenerini

Swan Lake Strollers

5

100.00

23

Kate Holowatiuk

CUPW 850 - Posties Walking for a better tomorrow

3

85.00

24

Jim Rondeau

Central Saanich united church

2

80.00

25

Ezra Meier

NextGen

1

75.00

26

Tessa Meier

NextGen

1

75.00

27

Lisa Meier

NextGen

1

75.00

28

Eden Meier

NextGen

1

75.00

29

Franz Meier

NextGen

1

75.00

30

Nate Meier

NextGen

1

75.00

31

Valerie Millard

Vancouver Island Nordic Pole Walkers

3

75.00

32

Adam Draijer

Christ Community Church

3

60.00

33

Sarah Petrescu

Heart Warmers

2

50.00

34

Laura Kavanagh

Knox - Knox - we're here!

1

50.00

35

Jennifer Smyth

Vancouver Island Nordic Pole Walkers

1

50.00

36

Andrea Safavi

Vancouver Island Nordic Pole Walkers

1

50.00

37

Pamela Woodland

Vancouver Island Nordic Pole Walkers

1

50.00

38

Susan Draper

Holy Walkamolies- United Churches around Victoria

1

50.00

39

John Maxwell

Heart Warmers

1

50.00

40

Maureen Koch

Holy Walkamolies- United Churches around Victoria

2

45.00

41

Rose Sylvester

Fairfield United Youth

1

25.00

42

Melanie Hope

Heart Warmers

1

25.00

43

Douglas Koch

Holy Walkamolies- United Churches around Victoria

1

25.00

44

Carrie Walker

CUPW 850 - Posties Walking for a better tomorrow

1

15.00

45

Nicolah Dinesen

Socialize Crew

46

Shauna Tucker

Brown Henderson Melbye

47

Beth Walker

Fairfield United Youth

48

Shelagh Martinusen

Holy Walkamolies- United Churches around Victoria

49

Sharon Unsworth

The Wellesley of Victoria

50

Norma Kimball

51

Brenda O'Dornan

Vancouver Island Nordic Pole Walkers

52

Joel Roszmann

All Walkers Welcome - Our Place Society

53

Kari Sloane

BCEHS Team

54

Anne Tanner

Independent Order of Oddfellows - Bastion 4 Lodge

55

Rachel Steele-MacInnis

BCS

56

Quinn Macdonald

Brown Henderson Melbye

57

Steven Seltzer

Our Place Pandora Walkers

58

Christie Barber

Marshians

59

Ashley Fernandes

Heart Warmers

60

Kyle Loree

Our Place Pandora Walkers

61

harold mcnabb

Knox - Knox - we're here!

62

Trudi Brown

Brown Henderson Melbye

63

Rick Campbell

64

Leslie Waters

The Music Makers

65

Kendall Butchart

Heart Warmers

66

Valentina Heatherington

Team Awesome

67

Lorelei Poole

68

Robert Harwood

Vancouver Island Nordic Pole Walkers

69

Tony Aston

Vancouver Island Vegan Association

70

Jade Bacon

Cornerstone Pentecostal Church

71

Steve Bacon

Cornerstone Pentecostal Church

72

Erika Bacon

Cornerstone Pentecostal Church

73

Jane Wynne

Holy Walkamolies- United Churches around Victoria

74

Annemieke Holthuis

Vancouver Island Nordic Pole Walkers

75

Kay Melbye

Brown Henderson Melbye

76

Heather Henshaw

J Walkers

77

Chris Ash

Brown Henderson Melbye

78

Courtney Lamb

Heart Warmers

79

Keziah Bacon

Cornerstone Pentecostal Church

80

Lillianna Bacon

Cornerstone Pentecostal Church

81

Melanie Austin

JASCO Applied Sciences

82

Hannah Rabinovitch

Heart Warmers

83

Julia Dawson

Swan Lake Strollers

84

Ashley Cooper

Team EQ

85

Emily Lerhe

Making an IMPact

86

Julie Gravells

87

Janette Leitch

Vancouver Island Nordic Pole Walkers

88

Tracy Campbell

2020 OPS Admin Crew

89

Odell Loubser

Christ Community Church

90

Xavier Mouy

JASCO Applied Sciences

91

Dale Anne Yakimchuk

Vancouver Island Nordic Pole Walkers

Victoria Pandora Maps

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

Event Day Details

Save the date - Event Day is February 22, 2020!

The Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walk that raises money for charities serving hungry, homeless, and hurting people in our community.


Start

Our Place

919 Pandora Ave.


Times

Here's the schedule for Event Day:

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

Yummy Food on Event Day:

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


Registration

Registration Process:

  • Registration opens at 4:00 pm.
  • All walkers must check-in at registration upon arrival.
  • Check out the What to Bring section below.

Have questions? Visit our FAQ section!


Registration Types:

  • Children 0-10: Free to participate (but you'll need to raise $75 to earn a toque)
  • Youth 11-17: Fundraise $75+ to earn your CNOY toque or pay the $25 registration fee
  • Adult 18+: Fundraise $150+ to earn your CNOY toque or pay the $25 registration fee


Route Details

  • Route Distances: 2 km, 5 km, or 10 km walks.
  • Rest stops are available on all routes.
  • All routes will be well signed.
  • Route marshals, rest stop attendants, and sweep vehicle drivers will provide support along the route.
  • All walkers 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.


What to Bring

  • Cheques made out to Coldest Night of the Year and cash donations
  • A completed Pledge Form or My Results Form if you’re bringing cash or cheques
  • You're 17 years and under, or
  • You didn’t sign up online before event day
  • Good waterproof shoes/boots for walking
  • Warm coat and mitts
  • A cell phone for emergencies (recommended but not required)
  • Extra food or snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • A passion for the charity you're walking for

Contact Us


Our Place Society

Steven Seltzer Special Events and Corporate Giving
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 519.603.2250
Email info@cnoy.org

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