Raised:
$6,620
16%Goal:
$40,000

Victoria Westshore

Hosted by Our Place Society Westshore and Pacific Centre Family Services Assn.

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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. Team up, walk, and fundraise! It’s cold out there... but there’s no place like home.

Community Sponsors

Victoria Westshore (Our Place Society Westshore & Pacific Centre Family Services Assn.) is super grateful for our fantastic 2022 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Victoria Westshore 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

Gordon United Walkers

Heidi Koschzeck

3

50.00

2

PCFSA Board of Directors

Shawna Adams

4

50.00

3

Positivity!

Sylvia Bailey

1

20.00

4

PCFSA/OPS Westshore Walkers

Sydney Brilz

1

5

WAVES

Richelle Straith

1

6

Team RBC

Chantal Marcotte

2

7

Team PCFSA!

Natasha Carville

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Rose Justice

Gordon United Walkers

1

50.00

2

Shawna Adams

PCFSA Board of Directors

1

25.00

3

Sylvia Bailey

Positivity!

1

20.00

4

Dalyce Dixon

PCFSA Board of Directors

5

Adam French

PCFSA Board of Directors

6

Gordon Justice

Gordon United Walkers

7

Kalyn Woods

Team RBC

8

Natasha Carville

Team PCFSA!

9

Heidi Koschzeck

Gordon United Walkers

10

Chantal Marcotte

Team RBC

11

Richelle Straith

WAVES

12

Sydney Brilz

PCFSA/OPS Westshore Walkers

13

Ashley Bertsch

PCFSA Board of Directors

Event Day Details

Save the date - Event Day is February 26, 2022!

Join us in-person on Saturday, February 26, 2022. Scroll down to read all the event day details!

Check-in

  • All walkers must check-in personally to participate in the in-person event on Saturday, February 26, 2022.
  • 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.
  • No money or cheques will be processed at check-in.

Have questions? Visit our FAQ section!

Schedule

  • 4:00 pm: Check-in opens
  • 5:00 pm: Opening remarks
  • 5:15 pm: Walker send off (all distances)
  • 5:30 pm: Light meal served
  • 6:00 pm: Last group leaves for their walk
  • 6:30 pm: Rest stop closes
  • 7:00 pm:: Route closes

Route Details

  • Route Distances: 2 km or 5 km
  • Rest stop: There will be one rest stop on the 5km route with yummy snacks and drinks
  • Signage: All routes will be well-signed with our bold blue CNOY signs
  • Route Support: Route marshals, rest stop hosts, and sweep vehicle drivers will provide support along the route
  • 12 and under walkers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times

Special Toque Pick-up

In-person walkers can pick up their toques at walker check-in on February 26th. For our wonderful virtual walkers, here are the toque pick-up times:


  • Pick-up times & locations to be arranged in January
  • Team captains may pick up toques for their whole team if they wish

Handling Money

We cannot process cash or cheques at our in-person event. Here's what you can do:

  • 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.

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
  • A face mask for personal use or if you need to go inside
  • Extra snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • Your own water bottle
  • A passion for the charity you're walking and fundraising for

Waivers

All participants must register online this year and accept the electronic waiver.

  • When they register online, they will automatically accept an electronic waiver, which is all that is needed for adults.
  • 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.

2021 CNOY Photos

Here's a collection of our favourite photos from CNOY 2021 nationwide - special thanks to our many volunteer photographers who sent them in!

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About Our Place Society Westshore

On February 26, 2022 join us for Canada's National Walk for Homelessness. Our Place serves Greater Victoria’s most vulnerable: working poor, impoverished elderly, mentally and physically challenged, addicted and the homeless.


We will be walking downtown and we are excited to continue our partnership with Pacific Centre Family Services Association for the walk in the Westshore!


Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walk that raises awareness and money for charities serving hungry, homeless, and hurting people in our community. Gather or join a team of friends, family, workmates or congregation together and as a community, lets walk, spread awareness and provide a sense of hope, love and belonging to our neighbours in need.


About Pacific Centre Family Services Assn.

For 51yrs, Pacific Centre Family Services (PCFSA) has been providing professional counselling and creative programs in the Westshore. PCFSA delivers these vital services to persons aged 4 – 99. We promote dignity and quality of life for families and individuals. On February 20th, 2021 join us for Canada's National Walk for Homelessness. We are excited to be partnering with Our Place Society for the 2nd Annual Victoria Westshore walk.


Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walk that raises awareness and money for charities serving hungry, homeless, and hurting people in our community. Gather or join a team of friends, family, workmates or congregation together and as a community, lets walk, spread awareness and provide a sense of hope, love and belonging to our neighbours in need.

Contact Us


Our Place Society Westshore

Steven Seltzer Mgr. of Special Events and Corporate Giving
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 250882.8441
Email stevens@ourplacesociety.com


Pacific Centre Family Services Assn.

Kara Ross Executive Coordinator
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 250940.4363
Email kross@pcfsa.org

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