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Coldest Night of the Year 2017

Coldest Night of the Year starts in


Register now to walk, volunteer, sponsor or donate

Walk with us on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 in the Coldest Night of the Year, a fantastically fun, family-friendly walking fundraiser to raise money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in St. Catharines and over 100 communities across Canada.

This is Start Me Up Niagara's fifth year participating in Coldest Night of the Year. Please join us by walking, volunteering, sponsoring or donating to help us achieve our 2017 fundraising goal of $100,000. 

Coldest Night of the Year Sponsors 2017

GM St. Catharines

Lead Sponsor

Start Me Up Niagara expresses our heartfelt thanks to all of our Coldest Night of the Year Sponsors. 

Our sponsor's support greatly boosts our ability to achieve our fundraising goal of $100,000 in this year's Coldest Night of the Year walk.

Please consider our sponsors if you are in the market for any of the goods and services they offer.

Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor


Save the date- February 25, 2017

Click above to access our Coldest Night of the Year site

We are walking once again for Coldest Night of the Year.

Join with us to raise money for the hungry, hurting and homeless in Niagara.
This year's goal = $100,000..we can do it!

Watch the video below and see Why we Walk.

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To read other news and archived posts please see the Start Me Up Niagara Blog page.

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About SMUN

Open 365 days a year, Start Me Up Niagara operates a vibrant Outreach Centre in downtown St. Catharines working with individuals facing significant life challenges.

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