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Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser back in Kelowna

The event raises money to those experiencing homelessness
Kelowna’s Coldest Night of the Year event to raise money for those experiencing homelessness takes place on Saturday, Feb. 24. (Coldest Night of the Year)

More than 500 people are going to walk downtown Kelowna to try and make a difference on Saturday night, Feb. 24.

Hosted by Metro Community, the Coldest Night of the Year is an annual event where people get together to walk, donate, and collect donations to help those experiencing homelessness.

Saturday’s event starts with check-in at 4 p.m. followed by the walk at 5 p.m., which takes off at 1262 St. Paul Street. The event comes to an end at 7 p.m.

There are currently 461 walkers, 68 teams, and nine volunteers registered for the event.

As of Tuesday morning (Feb. 20), Metro has raised $88,546, which is 59 per cent of their goal of $150,000.

More information can be found on the Coldest Night of the Year website at

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