CNOY Saugeen Shores and Kincardine: Post Event Details
The Coldest Night of the Year event on February 25th was a success, raising vital funds for United Way Bruce Grey. The CNOY event is a national, family-friendly fundraising walk raising money for charities serving hungry, homeless, and hurting people in communities across Canada.
We had 209 walkers in Saugeen Shores with a current fundraising total of $52,109 going to United Way Bruce Grey. In Kincardine, there were 124 walkers with a current fundraising total of $24,500. The proceeds for Kincardine will be split between Kincardine Good Food Box and United Way Bruce Grey.
Saugeen Shores event was held at Coulter Parkette. It was a great experience having that space outside in the cold weather. The Queens Bar and Grill donated food and drinks for the event. Southampton Rotary with their popcorn machine, keeping everyone happy with a salty snack. At one point we were at $45,000 and Bruce Power donated $5,000 to make our total $50,000.
Kincardines event was at the Knox Presbyterian Church. Everyone who participated had a blast #GatheringForGood. Before the walk, Tim Hortons Kincardine donated warm beverages and yummy Timbits to keep everyone fueled. Dinner was donated from Boston Pizza in Kincardine.
The Coldest Night of the Year event is about helping those in need in our community and beyond, showing love and compassion to those who are vulnerable. It’s about coming together and finding joy on the coldest night of the year.
We gratefully thank all the sponsors, volunteers, and participants who made this event a success. The Coldest Night of the Year events is organized and hosted by United Way Bruce Grey to raise money and awareness for those in our community who are most vulnerable.
Fundraising closes on March 31st, 2023. Stay tuned for more updates on our totals!