Raised:
$16,660
25%Goal:
$65,000

West Niagara

Hosted by YWCA - WNAH

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Address: Grimsby Secondary School, 5 Boulton Avenue, Grimsby, ON L3M 1H6 Map >
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About YWCA - WNAH

The goal of YWCA WNAH is to provide transitional supportive housing to all of West Niagara, which will lead individuals to self-sufficiency within the time frame of one to three years.


Together with our partners, we provide supportive programming and housing solutions to individuals who are committed to attaining self-sufficiency. Our partners include community organizations, individuals, service providers and the faith community as well as residential clients.


Join the only Coldest Night of the Year event in West Niagara. Walk with us on February 24th!

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Event Day Details

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

Welcome to Coldest Night of the Year - West Niagara, the only walk benefiting the communities of Grimsby, West Lincoln, and Lincoln.


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Grimsby Secondary School

5 Boulton Avenue

Grimsby, ON L3M 1H6


Times

Times:

  • 4:00 pm - Registration opens for 10km walkers
  • 4:30 pm - 10km walkers depart

  • 4:30 pm - Registration opens for 5km walkers
  • 5:00 pm - 5km walkers depart

  • 5:00 pm - Registration opens for 2km walkers
  • 5:30 pm - 2km walkers depart

  • 5:30 pm - Registration for all distances closes

  • 6:00 pm - "Chilly" Cook-Off begins
  • 6:30 pm - Route closes
  • 6:45 pm - Closing Ceremonies and Fundraising Announcement

  • 7:00 pm - Meal service ends

Between 6:00 and 7:00 pm all walkers and volunteers will enjoy chili from our Cook-Off participants and vote for their favourite.


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


Grimsby Secondary School will serve as the rest stop and we will have route marshalls to assist you along the route.


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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West Niagara 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

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Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Phelps Homes Ltd.

Katie Ritchie

2

1,865.00

2

St Joseph Servers

Dave McClung

1

270.00

3

Knights council 15999

Mario Durand

3

120.00

4

Meridian Credit Union Beamsville Branch

Chris Hoy

4

75.00

5

YWCA BOD

Laurie Andrews

3

50.00

6

VUMC Youthful

Jonathan Seiling

1

50.00

7

Walkin Warriors

Cheryl Aliferis

1

30.00

8

Team Lincoln

Sandra Easton

1

9

GBF Community Services

Stacy Elia

1

10

Mountainview Church, Grimsby

Maria Oliveira

3

11

Providence Church

Ruth Veldhuizen

5

12

"J"Walkers

Paul Juhlke

1

13

Grimsby Lincoln News

Tineke Leech

1

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Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Paul Phelps

Phelps Homes Ltd.

12

1,775.00

2

Dave McClung

St Joseph Servers

3

170.00

3

John RP Stewart

Knights council 15999

2

120.00

4

Katie Ritchie

Phelps Homes Ltd.

3

90.00

5

Jonathan Seiling

VUMC Youthful

1

50.00

6

Katie Appleyard

Meridian Credit Union Beamsville Branch

1

50.00

7

Chris Hoy

Meridian Credit Union Beamsville Branch

1

25.00

8

Stacy Elia

GBF Community Services

9

Duane VanGeest

Mountainview Church, Grimsby

10

Sandra Easton

Team Lincoln

11

Matthew Oliveira

Mountainview Church, Grimsby

12

Laurie Andrews

YWCA BOD

13

Kathy Summers

YWCA BOD

14

Jennifer Warren

YWCA BOD

15

Maria Oliveira

Mountainview Church, Grimsby

16

George Savage

Knights council 15999

17

Mario Durand

Knights council 15999

18

Nathan Veldhuizen

Providence Church

19

Austin Veldhuizen

Providence Church

20

Wesley Veldhuizen

Providence Church

21

Chloe Veldhuizen

Providence Church

22

Paul Juhlke

"J"Walkers

23

Cheryl Aliferis

Walkin Warriors

24

James Maw

Meridian Credit Union Beamsville Branch

25

stephanie macmillan

Meridian Credit Union Beamsville Branch

26

Ruth Veldhuizen

Providence Church

27

Tineke Leech

Grimsby Lincoln News

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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.

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Community Sponsors

West Niagara is super grateful for our fantastic 2018 sponsors - thanks so much! View all CNOY sponsors >

Phelps Homes
Lead Sponsor
Grimsby Benevolent Fund
Supporting Sponsor
JV Bulk Transport
Event Sponsor
Verhoef Electric
Event Sponsor
Smithville Home Hardware
Event Sponsor
JV Bulk Transport
Event Sponsor
Station 1 Coffeehouse
Distance Sponsor
Station 1 Coffeehouse
Distance Sponsor
Durward Jones Barkwell & Co
Distance Sponsor
Meridian Credit Union
Distance Sponsor
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Contact Us


YWCA - WNAH

Laura Ip Resource Development Coordinator
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