Raised:
$16,315
32%Goal:
$50,000

West Niagara

Hosted by YWCA Niagara Region

36Walkers14Teams3Volunteers31Days 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 YWCA Niagara Region

The goal of YWCA's West Niagara Affordable Housing program 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.

Community Sponsors

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West Niagara Scoreboard

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Teams
Walkers

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Turkstra Lumber - Smithville

Mike Rabjohn

7

2,615.00

2

St Joseph Servers

Dave McClung

1

1,670.00

3

YWCA BOD

Laurie Andrews

3

1,175.00

4

YWCA Niagara Region

Arienne Good

3

725.00

5

Mountainview Church

Alice Posthumus

1

345.00

6

The Pokey Parade

Crystal Carswell

3

230.00

7

Rotary Club of Lincoln

Martha Kralt

2

230.00

8

West Lincoln Community Caregivers

Sharlene Volpatti

5

25.00

9

Walkin Warriors 2020

Cher Aliferis

1

10

Cairn Christian School (Smithville Campus)

Joyce Koornneef

1

11

Book Club Squad

Carli Hoffmann

1

12

Niagara West Federal Liberals

Jonathan Webb

4

13

Knights 15999

Mario Durand

2

14

Happy Feet

Emily Beauvais

2

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Jon Wagner

Turkstra Lumber - Smithville

12

2,525.00

2

Dave McClung

St Joseph Servers

12

1,620.00

3

Joanne Heritz

YWCA BOD

10

675.00

4

Laurie Andrews

YWCA BOD

1

300.00

5

Alice Posthumus

Mountainview Church

6

245.00

6

Deanna D'Elia

The Pokey Parade

2

200.00

7

Betty Comeau

Queen Street Pharmacy

1

200.00

8

Sue Foster

Rotary Club of Lincoln

1

100.00

9

A.J. Lynch

Turkstra Lumber - Smithville

1

50.00

10

Martha Kralt

Rotary Club of Lincoln

1

30.00

11

Crystal Carswell

The Pokey Parade

2

30.00

12

Arienne Good

YWCA Niagara Region

1

25.00

13

David Harrington

Turkstra Lumber - Smithville

1

20.00

14

Mike Rabjohn

Turkstra Lumber - Smithville

1

20.00

15

Sharlene Volpatti

West Lincoln Community Caregivers

16

Heather Gilfillan

West Lincoln Community Caregivers

17

Bronwyn Hunter

West Lincoln Community Caregivers

18

Tamas Hunter

West Lincoln Community Caregivers

19

Lyon Hunter

West Lincoln Community Caregivers

20

Dave Bylsma

21

Emily Beauvais

Happy Feet

22

Beverley Richter

YWCA BOD

23

Gord Pyle

Turkstra Lumber - Smithville

24

Dona Scheffee

The Pokey Parade

25

Sid Horinga

Turkstra Lumber - Smithville

26

Ian BINGHAM

Niagara West Federal Liberals

27

Abigail Woodcock

Niagara West Federal Liberals

28

Mario Durand

Knights 15999

29

Carli Hoffmann

Book Club Squad

30

Tatiana Willms

YWCA Niagara Region

31

Joyce Koornneef

Cairn Christian School (Smithville Campus)

32

Cher Aliferis

Walkin Warriors 2020

33

Elisabeth Zimmermann

YWCA Niagara Region

34

Brad Kemp

Turkstra Lumber - Smithville

35

Jonathan Webb

Niagara West Federal Liberals

Event Day Details

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

CNOY West Niagara is a walk to raise funds and awareness for those experiencing homelessness in Grimsby, Lincoln, and West Lincoln. This walk supports the YW's West Niagara Affordable Housing...


Start

Mountainview Christian Reformed Church

290 Main St. East

Grimsby, ON L3M 1P8


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


West Niagara

Arienne Good Event Director
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 289.271.1329
Email agood@ywcaniagararegion.ca

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