Raised:
$1,555
7%Goal:
$20,000

Yarmouth

Hosted by SHYFT Youth Services Society and Tri County Women's Centre

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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 SHYFT Youth Services Society

SHYFT Youth Services opened on January 5, 2011 and offers residential and outreach supports for homeless and at-risk youth in Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties.

SHYFT can provide temporary housing for up to seven youth (ages 16 - 24). In addition to residential services, SHYFT offers programs and workshops. Outreach youth can also access washroom, laundry, and kitchen facilities. Meals at SHYFT are prepared and shared by youth and staff.

SHYFT offers the following services/supports:

- Transitional housing (for up to seven youth)

- Twenty-four hour staff support

- Access to a safe and friendly environment

- Programs and workshops as determined by youth

- Referrals to other services

- Support for youth to develop goals and plans

- Shared meal planning and preparation

- Laundry facilities

- Telephone and internet access


About Tri County Women's Centre

The Women's Centre offers a variety of services including:

Individual supportive counseling and advocacy

Programming based on the needs and wants of women

Accompaniment to appointments (lawyer, doctor, court, Community Services, etc)

Providing assistance filling out applications, resumes, or government forms

Free pregnancy testing, condoms and inclusive, non-judgmental sexual health & reproductive health information

Working on Community Development issues such as housing, food security, women's health, sexual violence, women's and youth access to community based health services, as well as youth and illicit drugs

Specialized Trauma Counselling Services for survivors and victims of sexualized violence.

Support and navigation for survivors and victims of sexualized violence.


We strive to be as accessible, reaching women and girls throughout the Tri-Counties by offering programs and services, satellite offices, a toll free number and a primary location in Yarmouth. By providing the tools to intervene in crisis situations that women and girls face, we are able to relieve poverty and other barriers in their lives: we are here to offer women and girls our assistance as they move forward in achieving their educational, work, and life goals.

Yarmouth Scoreboard

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Teams
Walkers

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Helping Hands

Candy Fitzgerald

2

1,495.00

2

Heat seekers

Shaleen Keating

4

35.00

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Candy Fitzgerald

Helping Hands

2

225.00

2

Shaleen Keating

Heat seekers

1

35.00

3

Neil Mullen

Heat seekers

4

Sarah Newell

Heat seekers

5

MIKE COLQUHOUN

Heat seekers

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

We're working on finalizing our Start location - check back soon!


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


SHYFT Youth Services Society

Adam Dolliver Executive Director
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 519.603.2250
Email info@cnoy.org


Tri County Women's Centre

Trsih McCourt Executive Director
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