Coldest Night Walk


For more information contact Sandra Seaborn.

Coldest Night Walk Registration

Instructions on how to register are at the bottom of the page.

It's cold out there!

On February 24 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. St. Paul's is gathering a team for the Coldest Night of the Year outreach. Together, we will be learning about and raising funds for Yonge Street Mission, a nearby organization that serves the hungry, homeless, and hurting. Since 1896, Yonge Street Mission has been reaching out to meet the needs of people living in poverty in Toronto including families, seniors, socially isolated adults and street-involved youth and children. All ages are welcome to this walk, with downtown routes that are 2, 5, and 10 km long. Anyone 11 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during the walk.

We will meet at 4:30 p.m. at 379 Victoria St., Kerr Hall Gym, Ryerson University and check in as a group.

Along with hundreds of others we will begin walking just after 5 p.m. The three routes will be generously marked with bright signage, route marshals, and include rest stops with snacks along the way. There will also be sweep vehicle drivers available for support along the route, though we do recommend that those participating be able to comfortably walk for 30 minutes.

Perhaps you would prefer to volunteer as a site host? St. Paul’s is also opening its doors to the 5 km and 10 km walkers, as an official rest stop. If you would like to help at St. Paul’s itself, please indicate your interest in the comments section.

Join the walking or hosting teams today by filling out the registration form on the right.

We will send you a confirmation email along with the waiver to complete. A waiver must be completed for each participant walking.

There is a minimum $25 participation fee for walkers age 11 and over. Early bird registration is $25 until February 19. After February 19, the registration fee is $40. However, if cost is a barrier to participating, please let us know in the comment section.

For more information, contact Sandra Seaborn.

To register, 1) Fill out the Coldest Walk Registration Form to the right. 2) After you click "Submit," on the form, click the button below to pay the $25 early bird participation fee. Choose "Coldest Night Walk" from the "Giving Type" drop-down menu. After February 19, the participation fee increases to $40. If you requested a subsidy to offset the cost, you do not need to click on the button below.