The fifth annual Coldest Night of the Year Walk in the Comox Valley is just around the corner.

The walk raises money for the Comox Valley Transition Society and Dawn to Dawn to help end homelessness.

This year the organization is aiming to raise $100,000. It’s open to everyone and has three different options, a 2km, a 5km or 10km walk.

Last year 429 people came out to participate, with 69 teams raising a total of $95,435 for the Comox Valley Transition Society and Dawn to Dawn.

This year the walk will be taking place on February 22nd in downtown Courtenay.

Things kick off at 4:00pm with the actual walk starting around 5:15pm.

You can sign up as an individual or as part of a team. 167 people and 43 teams are already registered for the annual event.

The Coldest Night of the Year is a nation-wide fundraiser, hosted by non-profit community groups in more than 100 locations.

If you would like to learn more about the Coldest Night of the Year or would like to register, visit its website.