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Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY)

0-10 Free
11-17 - Youth (pay $25 or raise minimum of $75)
18+ - Adult (pay $25 or raise minimum of $150)
- Reg Fee increase to $40 effective Monday, February 19th
Samantha Jones, Calgary Location Director
(403) 218-5531


Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) is the Diocesan annual fundraiser that supports affordable housing and the Feed the Hungry program. CNOY will happen on February 24, 2018. Please come out and support this very worthwhile event, either by volunteering to help, putting a team of walkers together or sponsoring walkers in your parish

Visit the website: https://cnoy.org/location/calgary for more information or to register.  The Diocese, along with KAIROS Calgary will be hosting this year. Please help us to make this a successful event.

Walk in solidarity with our brothers and sisters experiencing homelessness by joining CNOY on February 24, 2018. We are walking to support Bankview Apartments and Feed the Hungry.

Join your congregation’s team for this walking adventure in support of these great programs!

Or start a team for your church by registering to walk or volunteer at www.coldestnightoftheyear.org



  • 4 pm - Registration opens
  • 5 pm - Opening Ceremonies
  • 5:15 pm - Walk begins (all distances)
  • 6 pm - Registration closes
  • 6pm - Meal service begins
  • 8 pm - Route closes, meal service ends

Between 6:00 and 8:00 pm a warm, light meal will be served to all walkers and volunteers.


Register at https://cnoy.org/register

Check-in 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.


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

Rest stops will be available on all routes.

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 riders 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.

Bankview Apartments is an affordable housing apartment building with 27 units housing a blend of single adults, couples and families who were previously homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Funds raised support KAIROS Calgary’s fundraising effort to pay down the mortgage.

Feed the Hungry is a Sunday Night dinner program offering a sit down meal for 500 guests in St. Mary’s Hall in downtown Calgary. This is a ministry of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary. Proceeds will support the ongoing needs of the program.

For more information contact: Samantha Jones, Calgary Location Director

                (403) 218-5531       toll free 1.877.743.3413 

FB: @ColdestNightoftheYearCalgary


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