Coldest Night of the Year!

Come join us - We are walking on
Saturday February 23rd, 2019!

Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walk to raise awareness and funds for the hungry, homeless, and hurting. Over 80 communities across the county participate.

Shelterlink is hosting another walk on Saturday February 23rd, 2019!

Please join us by:

    • Entering a team
    • Joining a team
    • Inviting your friends
    • Donating
    • Volunteering

To Register:

1) Go to the  Shelterlink’s event page;

2) Review the teams and determine if you’d like to join or start a team;

3) Click ‘Register’ (at the top of the page);

4) Click “Start/Join a Team;

5) Click either ‘Start a Team’ or ‘Join a Team’;

6) Go through the six simple steps to register.

*This year you can also register and track your pledges by downloading the new CNOY app for Android/iPhone, check it out by clicking here.

If you have any trouble, please call Shelterlink (519-272-2294) and ask for Morgan or email us


Social Media:

To follow this event, like us on Facebook, check out our Facebook event page, and follow us on Twitter.


Past Event:

Stratford/Perth Shelterlink, with the assistance of Blue Sea Philanthropy, organized Coldest Night of the Year walks in 2015, 2016 and 2017.  We are looking forward to a fourth walk in 2018.

To read more about past events, check out these articles:

Thank you to:

  • Everyone who walked
  • Our volunteers:
    • Rotaract Club of Stratford members
    • Knox Church Kitchen Staff
    • Shelterlink staff
  • Our Lead Sponsor:
    • Mark’s
  • Our Event Sponsors:
    • Cleaver-Brooks
    • Mornington Communications
    • Stratford Nissan/Subaru
    • Vancea Financial Group
    • Libro Credit Union
  • Our Distance Sponsors:
    • Coventry Animal Hospital
    • Home & Company Real Estate

And our other sponsors:

  • Madelyn’s Dinner
  • Revel Cafe
  • Guenther’s Bakery
  • Wendy’s
  • Everyone who donatedThe Scotiabank team who have continued to support us each year at this event
  • Everyone who talked about our event and raised awareness about homelessness in our community

The money raised helps staff to assist homeless youth or youth at-risk of becoming homeless through our shelter (LOFY) and outreach programming.

Next Fundraising Event:

Coldest Night of the Year

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Shelterlink Wish List

We could use your help! Shelterlink is in need of the following items for the Living Options for Youth program. Please consider donating.

  • Fans for the summer!
  • Single bed mattress covers
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Non-perishable goods
  • Laundry soap
  • Laundry baskets
  • Towels
  • Dish soap
  • Single Bed Sheets
  • Grocery Gift Cards
    • to buy fresh items for our Breakfast Program
  • Staples Gift Cards
    • to buy much needed school and office supplies
  • Quarters for Laundry
    • $0.25 x 4 = 1 load

View the complete list > >