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Kelowna residents invited to take part in the ‘Coldest Night of the Year’

The ‘Coldest Night of the Year’ has become a nationwide event and it’s set to take place in Kelowna on Feb. 22 this year.

The 2-kilometre, 5-kilometre or 10-kilometre walk will see residents come together to show support for the city’s homeless population and raise money for Metro Community.

<who>Photo Credit: Contributed

“Funds raised this year will go directly to developing the courtyard next to the Metro Coffee Shop,” said Jason Siebenga, Metro Community’s chairperson.

“This courtyard will be a place where those who are homeless can come to relax, get some food or drinks, share in community BBQs and gather to develop relationships.”

<who>Photo Credit: Contributed

People of all ages are encouraged to come out of the family-friendly walk-a-thon and join together to make a difference for the much-discussed issue of homelessness in Kelowna.

It’ll start at Sandhill Winery at 4 pm on the 22nd.

For more information and to register for the walk, click this link.



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