Raised:
$83,620
128%Goal:
$65,000

Waterloo

Hosted by Supportive Housing of Waterloo

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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

Waterloo (Supportive Housing of Waterloo) is super grateful for our fantastic 2024 sponsors! View all sponsors >

2024 CNOY Photos

Here's an early collection of our fave CNOY 2024 pics from across North America - special thanks to our many volunteer photographers! If you've got CNOY Day photos or videos you'd like to share, contact photos@bluesea.org.

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Waterloo 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

SHOW Supporters

SHOW Supporters

13

8,408.77

2

KPMG

Tori Whiley

23

5,590.00

3

YNCU Waterloo

Bea Gomez

11

5,200.00

4

Kindred SHOWboaters

Sheryl Ramseyer

16

4,560.00

5

Hough's Hustlers

Stuart Hough

2

3,625.00

6

Elevation Explorers

Angie Melchin

17

2,910.00

7

SHOW Time!

Al Hayes

1

2,750.00

8

Natural Resource Solutions Inc.

Nathan Grant

8

2,570.00

9

Lynn Macaulay Legacy Project

Karen Crowell

7

2,440.00

10

Phelim's friends

Phelim Boyle

8

2,319.00

11

Kitchener Westmount Rotary

Everton Wilmot

5

2,125.00

12

RotaryWaterloo

Janice Moore

7

2,105.00

13

LionHearts

Ian Admin

5

1,905.00

14

Richardson Wealth

Tracy Phillips

15

1,750.00

15

Temple Shalom Trekkers

Tina Hang

3

1,721.00

16

Team Oakley

Rhonda-Lee Fetterly

4

1,100.00

17

EY + Friends

Carson Brett

3

1,100.00

18

C&C

Ian Williams

11

1,085.00

19

The SHOWcase SHOWdowns

Brian Paul

2

1,050.00

20

Weir Here

John Weir

2

900.00

21

Canadian Summer

Joshua Martin

3

860.00

22

The Wild Walkers

Karissa Lichty

11

830.00

23

2Phat2Roll

Keeley Gorman

5

750.00

24

Coldest Night Crawlers

Mike Peasgood

2

695.00

25

One Love

Elissa Hines Reimer

8

620.00

26

Delta Hotels by Marriott Waterloo

Sarah Hardy

3

420.00

27

SHOW Stoppers

Nicole Pereira

6

420.00

28

#SHOWup

Maya Shields

1

250.00

29

Let's do this!

Kelly Ayers

3

250.00

30

BCCJ Conestoga College

Avery Fontes

4

200.00

31

WalterFedy

Matt Woods

3

180.00

32

The Salem Greens

Holly Schaefer

2

70.00

33

Libro Waterloo Region

Linda Zensner

1

60.00

34

Crosshill Cruisers

Karen McBay

4

20.00

35

GSP Group

Lori Balcerek

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Stuart Hough

Hough's Hustlers

15

3,300.00

2

Al Hayes

SHOW Time!

17

2,600.00

3

SHOW Supporters

SHOW Supporters

8

2,400.00

4

Katherine Spring

Phelim's friends

19

1,169.00

5

Leigh-Ann Christian

SHOW Supporters

8

1,162.77

6

Anthony Piscitelli

YNCU Waterloo

11

1,070.00

7

Ruby McGregor

LionHearts

16

1,050.00

8

Jacqueline Wade-Robinson

Kindred SHOWboaters

22

1,025.00

9

Sheryl Ramseyer

Kindred SHOWboaters

1

1,000.00

10

Everton Wilmot

Kitchener Westmount Rotary

9

975.00

11

Katharina Richter

Natural Resource Solutions Inc.

7

950.00

12

Brian Paul

The SHOWcase SHOWdowns

5

800.00

13

Tori Whiley

KPMG

7

730.00

14

Nigel & Cheryl Gordijk

SHOW Supporters

13

700.00

15

Stacey Stahlmann

KPMG

8

670.00

16

Josh Vegter

KPMG

4

625.00

17

Anne Forler

Lynn Macaulay Legacy Project

8

615.00

18

Mike Peasgood

Coldest Night Crawlers

5

600.00

19

Jennifer Weir

Weir Here

6

600.00

20

Laurie Lowe

14

600.00

21

Mac Graham

Kitchener Westmount Rotary

12

575.00

22

Steve Power

KPMG

5

540.00

23

Linda Miller

Kindred SHOWboaters

6

500.00

24

Justin Caldwell

Richardson Wealth

1

500.00

25

Graham Westmacott

Richardson Wealth

1

500.00

26

Karim Mohamed

Richardson Wealth

1

500.00

27

Jay Judkowitz

Temple Shalom Trekkers

4

500.00

28

Jeff Allen

RotaryWaterloo

6

500.00

29

Karen Crowell

Lynn Macaulay Legacy Project

7

475.00

30

Aleksandra Szaflarska

YNCU Waterloo

8

445.00

31

Sylvia Horn

SHOW Supporters

7

425.00

32

Bea Gomez

YNCU Waterloo

7

420.00

33

Rodney Atta-Konadu

KPMG

9

405.00

34

Joshua Martin

Canadian Summer

5

400.00

35

Elaine Gosnell

Natural Resource Solutions Inc.

7

400.00

36

Avery Merritt

LionHearts

8

395.00

37

Rhonda-Lee Fetterly

Team Oakley

9

375.00

38

Carol Hansen

KPMG

4

375.00

39

Deb Schlichter

Lynn Macaulay Legacy Project

2

350.00

40

Angie Melchin

Elevation Explorers

7

350.00

41

Rilyn Collee

LionHearts

7

335.00

42

Cathie Stewart Savage

7

325.00

43

Pam Carlson

Elevation Explorers

3

325.00

44

Keeley Gorman

2Phat2Roll

4

325.00

45

John Weir

Weir Here

1

300.00

46

Sarah Flatt

Elevation Explorers

5

300.00

47

Simon McDonald-Horn

SHOW Supporters

4

300.00

48

Kristina Tubbs

EY + Friends

5

300.00

49

Courtney Cheal

KPMG

2

300.00

50

Carson Brett

EY + Friends

4

300.00

51

Lynn Graham

Lynn Macaulay Legacy Project

2

300.00

52

Bhavika Solanki

Canadian Summer

4

300.00

53

Karissa Lichty

The Wild Walkers

5

295.00

54

Elissa Hines Reimer

One Love

6

290.00

55

Yasmin Rojas

Kindred SHOWboaters

4

275.00

56

Shirley Grant

Hough's Hustlers

5

275.00

57

Janice Moore

RotaryWaterloo

3

275.00

58

Marie Tsai

SHOW Supporters

9

265.00

59

Larry Ellis

10

258.37

60

Jamie Latimer

KPMG

6

255.00

61

Fred Brandenburg

RotaryWaterloo

3

250.00

62

Nolan Andres

Kindred SHOWboaters

1

250.00

63

Maya Shields

#SHOWup

3

250.00

64

Laura Bauman

Elevation Explorers

1

250.00

65

Tina Hang

Temple Shalom Trekkers

3

250.00

66

Grant Birks

SHOW Supporters

3

250.00

67

Karen Coviello

RotaryWaterloo

1

250.00

68

Madi Duffy

KPMG

6

240.00

69

Neil McDonald

SHOW Supporters

3

225.00

70

Nicole Pereira

SHOW Stoppers

3

220.00

71

Melissa Jamieson

Delta Hotels by Marriott Waterloo

3

220.00

72

Melissa Burke

Elevation Explorers

3

200.00

73

Savannah Robson

C&C

2

200.00

74

Karin Voisin

Kitchener Westmount Rotary

3

200.00

75

Natalie Paul

The SHOWcase SHOWdowns

1

200.00

76

Kirsten Van Drunen

One Love

1

200.00

77

Sierra Cressman

The Wild Walkers

2

200.00

78

Cassidy Wilmot

SHOW Stoppers

3

200.00

79

Chloe Delorme

C&C

4

195.00

80

Jeff Miller

Kindred SHOWboaters

3

190.00

81

Nathan Grant

Natural Resource Solutions Inc.

5

180.00

82

Alana Krause

C&C

2

175.00

83

Susan Daley

Richardson Wealth

1

150.00

84

Femmy Birks

SHOW Supporters

2

150.00

85

Julia Hutton

The Centre for Family Medicine

3

150.00

86

Batbara Hill

1

150.00

87

Laura Bouma

Elevation Explorers

2

150.00

88

Chad Bouma

Elevation Explorers

2

150.00

89

Clark Koch

Natural Resource Solutions Inc.

2

150.00

90

Linda McDonald

Elevation Explorers

1

150.00

91

Avery Fontes

BCCJ Conestoga College

3

150.00

92

Brady Martin

The Wild Walkers

3

145.00

93

Jeff Melchin

Elevation Explorers

4

145.00

94

Elizabeth Milne

Natural Resource Solutions Inc.

3

140.00

95

Kelly Ayers

Let's do this!

5

135.00

96

Kyle Lambert

Kitchener Westmount Rotary

3

125.00

97

Lisa Evans

RotaryWaterloo

2

120.00

98

Violet Bauman

Elevation Explorers

3

120.00

99

Ezra Bauman

Elevation Explorers

3

120.00

100

Devika Solanki

Canadian Summer

2

110.00

101

Matt Woods

WalterFedy

4

105.00

102

Mary Hardy

Phelim's friends

1

100.00

103

Melanie Martin

Elevation Explorers

1

100.00

104

Laura Kingston

Elevation Explorers

1

100.00

105

Cara Williams

C&C

3

100.00

106

John Thompson

Kitchener Westmount Rotary

3

100.00

107

Cheryl Cowie

Lynn Macaulay Legacy Project

1

100.00

108

Mark Pritzker

Phelim's friends

1

100.00

109

Kerrie Conlin

Delta Hotels by Marriott Waterloo

1

100.00

110

Gary Martin

Elevation Explorers

1

100.00

111

Lori Southern

2Phat2Roll

1

100.00

112

Dona Harvey

Lynn Macaulay Legacy Project

1

100.00

113

Steve Amos

Kindred SHOWboaters

1

100.00

114

Carolyn McMahon

2Phat2Roll

1

100.00

115

Phelim Boyle

Phelim's friends

2

100.00

116

Ian Collins

KPMG

1

100.00

117

Nadia Lunz

KPMG

1

100.00

118

Sarah Helsby

KPMG

2

100.00

119

Mike Gorman

2Phat2Roll

1

100.00

120

David Bushell

KPMG

1

100.00

121

Kayla Blake

KPMG

1

100.00

122

Brielle Theodosiou

LionHearts

2

100.00

123

Karen Grogan

KPMG

1

100.00

124

Dayna Cressman

The Wild Walkers

1

100.00

125

Kelly Peasgood

Coldest Night Crawlers

3

95.00

126

Samara Horst

The Wild Walkers

2

90.00

127

Brian Tanguay

Phelim's friends

1

75.00

128

Anne Brydon

Phelim's friends

1

75.00

129

Norm Finkelberg

Temple Shalom Trekkers

1

72.00

130

Heather Petrie

C&C

2

70.00

131

Nam Nguyen

YNCU Waterloo

2

70.00

132

Vicky Matthews

Kindred SHOWboaters

2

70.00

133

Sarah Plantz

Let's do this!

2

65.00

134

Chad Lebold

Elevation Explorers

1

50.00

135

Linda Zensner

Libro Waterloo Region

2

50.00

136

Bea Bondy

C&C

1

50.00

137

Chloe D

C&C

2

50.00

138

Sydney Gilmour

Natural Resource Solutions Inc.

1

50.00

139

Eve Smallacombe

Let's do this!

1

50.00

140

Karen Murphy

Kindred SHOWboaters

1

50.00

141

Andrea Smiley

1

50.00

142

Rachel Feeney

KPMG

1

50.00

143

Amie Daminato

One Love

1

50.00

144

Emily Smith

KPMG

1

50.00

145

Amanda DeSouza

BCCJ Conestoga College

1

50.00

146

Holly Schaefer

The Salem Greens

2

50.00

147

Ivan Sierra

KPMG

1

50.00

148

Sarah Hardy

Delta Hotels by Marriott Waterloo

1

50.00

149

Bryant Whyte

Kindred SHOWboaters

1

50.00

150

David Broderick

Richardson Wealth

1

50.00

151

Brenda Halloran

RotaryWaterloo

1

50.00

152

Helga Bowman

Team Oakley

1

30.00

153

Vivian Lang

One Love

1

30.00

154

Ian Admin

LionHearts

1

25.00

155

Michelle Schnarr

Team Oakley

1

25.00

156

Julie Lebold

Elevation Explorers

1

25.00

157

Janice Jim

RotaryWaterloo

1

25.00

158

Erica Cappa

YNCU Waterloo

1

25.00

159

Rod Rubio

YNCU Waterloo

1

20.00

160

Julie McBay

Crosshill Cruisers

1

20.00

161

Logan Legate

The Salem Greens

1

20.00

162

Vishal Desai

YNCU Waterloo

163

Dylan Whyte

Kindred SHOWboaters

164

Olivia Gauthier

Natural Resource Solutions Inc.

165

Deepak Soni

YNCU Waterloo

166

Anushka Rai

YNCU Waterloo

167

Carmen Cordova

168

Debbie Baer

169

Pamela Beharry

Lynn Macaulay Legacy Project

170

Natalia Gallacher-Cordova

171

Crystal Piscitelli

172

Mariah Martin

The Wild Walkers

173

Jennelle Robinson

Kindred SHOWboaters

174

Renee Brock

Kindred SHOWboaters

175

Franklin Piscitelli

176

Thea Moua

177

Lori Balcerek

GSP Group

178

Mackenzie Tee

YNCU Waterloo

179

April McBay

Crosshill Cruisers

180

Kaiden Curtis

KPMG

181

Jenni Lowry

182

Andrew Benson

183

Kristine Richard

YNCU Waterloo

184

Shaniyah Humphery

Kindred SHOWboaters

185

Ian Williams

C&C

186

Maddie Brisbin

KPMG

187

Stephanie Dang

KPMG

188

Amy Blanchard

SHOW Supporters

189

Dan Kwik

One Love

190

Maureen Douglas

SHOW Stoppers

191

Nathan Tuck

Natural Resource Solutions Inc.

192

Anne Fullerton

Phelim's friends

193

Chris Gidda

WalterFedy

194

Noman Sajjad

195

Chris Puma

Richardson Wealth

196

Jason Primmer

Richardson Wealth

197

Ranjini Jha

Phelim's friends

198

Mukesh Ramsurrun

Richardson Wealth

199

Colleen Hammer

Team Oakley

200

McKenna Ruffolo

SHOW Stoppers

201

Abby Woodhouse

SHOW Stoppers

202

Julian Lang

One Love

203

Alex Gray

SHOW Stoppers

204

Victor Brubacher

The Wild Walkers

205

Joshua Wilcox

KPMG

206

Rahwa Temelso

The Wild Walkers

207

Alayah Martin

The Wild Walkers

208

Diane Williams

C&C

209

Rhea Das

Richardson Wealth

210

Sharmaine Lichty

The Wild Walkers

211

Jeff Baer

212

Samantha Baillie

BCCJ Conestoga College

213

Scott Warnez

Richardson Wealth

214

Paula Stutz

Richardson Wealth

215

Tracy Phillips

Richardson Wealth

216

Vincent Dally

Crosshill Cruisers

217

Karen McBay

Crosshill Cruisers

218

Aditya Gauri

BCCJ Conestoga College

219

Micheline Lang

One Love

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 Supportive Housing of Waterloo

Supportive Housing of Waterloo (SHOW) believes that housing is a fundamental human right that every member of our community should have access to. We believe in providing the wraparound supports needed in order to remove barriers that inhibit individuals from achieving physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional wellbeing. SHOW has 3 buildings that each cater to the specific needs of their residents including; affordable housing units, affordable housing for seniors, and supportive housing units for those that have experienced homelessness.

Event Day Details

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

We will be gathering at First United Church (16 William St. W., Waterloo) and will also end our walk there and enjoy a meal together.

StartGoogle Map

16 William Street West, Waterloo

First United Church

Local Details

Parking

  • Please DO NOT park in the church parking lot for the safety of our walkers.
  • There is parking beside and across from the Church.
  • Parking is free for 2 hours and then free after 5pm, which should ensure free parking for all participants.
  • Please use the Caroline Street entrance.

Post-Event Meal

Join us after the walk for a delicious meal of vegetarian chili and buns. There will also be some treats and hot drinks for all to enjoy!

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!

Waterloo Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

2/5kmView + print!

The 2km turnaround point is at King and Central

Janet's Story

A powerful story of hope and transformation made possible through the compassionate and caring community members that support SHOW residents.

Contact Us


CNOY Waterloo 2024

Leigh-Ann Christian Donor Engagement Coordinator
Phone 519.886.8200
Email leighannc@showaterloo.org

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