Coldest Night of the Year

Join us on Saturday, February 22

Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) is an all-ages fundraiser where participants walk a pre-planned route to raise funds for charities across North America. The annual events in Kingston and Belleville, raise funds and awareness for the local drop-in centres of nightlight Canada (nightlight Belleville and nightlight Kingston). 

nightlight Canada runs adult drop-in centres that provide a welcoming and climate controlled space where individuals can be part of a loving community. CNOY is our largest fundraiser of the year, and so important to our organization. We are excited to invite you to participate in this event and shine a spotlight our work to address relational poverty. Your support means a lot to us and our guests.

We will offer a 2.5, 5 km or 10 km routes. After the walk, we encourage you to join us for a free chilli dinner to warm up and we celebrate our shared accomplishments! Anyone can be involved in this event, from one to one hundred, we have a way for you to be involved so create a team today at

To participate as walker…

You can sign up on the Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) website. Using the Search bar on the top right, type in ‘nightlight’ or the drop-down ‘Menu’ on the top left, and click on Charities and scroll to the N section until you find ‘nightlight’ on the list.

To get started…
1) go to the CNOY website
2) create an account with profile
3) then create a team or join an existing team
4) select ‘nightlight’ as the charity you’re riding for

You can also just show up and register at the event.

CNOY 2020 Sponsors

Interested in being a event sponsor?

If you have any questions or would like to volunteer or participate, please contact us at