We Believe Ending Youth Homelessness is Possible

Follow Joe Roberts as he pushes a shopping cart across Canada to support the end of youth homelessness.

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Our goal is to reach youth in the classroom and leave them feeling educated, empowered, inspired and engaged!

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On May 1, 2016, Joe Roberts, former homeless youth, began pushing a shopping cart across Canada to raise awareness and dollars to end youth homelessness.  This national trek started May 1, 2016 from St. John’s Newfoundland and will end September 29, 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia. A 9,100km, 17 month journey.

Throughout this journey, The Push for Change will raise awareness and funds by engaging at over 400 school and community events.

Latest News

June 27, 2017 Joe Roberts awarded as one of Shaw’s 50 Outstanding Canadians! View the article here

April 13, 2017 The Push for Change is featured in The Huffington Post! View the article here

Joe Roberts is featured in 150 stories shared by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario View the article here

August 8, 2017 Global News: The Push for Change Campaign wheels into Kelowna

February 19, 2016 Joe Roberts appears on Sportsnet: Hockey Day in Canada

October 19, 2016 Joe Roberts speaks at WE Day Family in Toronto, ON

Latest updates from Joe

May 5, 2017 in Uncategorized

Day 369 – On the Road 1YR Anniversary

It’s hard to believe The Push for Change just celebrated ONE YEAR of being on the road, walking 24km every day, pushing a shopping cart! Seems like yesterday we were…

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April 14, 2017 in Uncategorized

Day 348 – Providence

Providence There is something about entering into the mystic and unknown brain science for us when talking about Big Goals.  Whether we believe in a monotheistic God, a religious entity…

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Collaborative Partners

Community Champions

Thank you to our generous and supportive community partners who have given of their time, treasure and talent, to host impactful Push for Change engagements as we trek through their cities!  You are truly our Champions!  We Push for Change only with your continued support! (If you’ve hosted an event, and find your logo is missing from here, please contact marie@thepushforchange.com)