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!

Upcoming Events

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Featured Events

October 23, 2016 – Yonge Dundas Square, Toronto, ON

Featuring: Pinball Clemons, Jully Black, Dr. Draw, Robert Pilon, Laura Secord Secondary School Concert, Rod Black, Degrassi Cast: Dante Scott, Ana Golja, Chelsea Clark & Richard Walters, Jennifer Strype, Garrick the DJ, Dr. Sean Richardson, Glenn Healy Highland Creek Pipe Band, and the Salvation Army Brass Ensemble

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 30, 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia. A 9,000km, 17 month journey.

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

What is The Push for Change?

Latest News

October 19, 2016

Joe Roberts speaks at WE Day Family in Toronto, ON


Joe Roberts appears on CTV’s The Social to discuss The Push for Change and The PFC Barefoot Challenge:

Source: http://www.thesocial.ca/
Video content is owned by Bell Media Television

October 3, 2016

Toronto Mayor John Tory welcomes Joe Roberts as he passes through on The Push for Change!  Click to read his note below:



Latest updates from Joe

September 17, 2016 in Uncategorized

Day 140 – Tackling Big Problems

I think it’s safe to say walking across Canada with a shopping cart is a big challenge.  It is indeed. But the bigger challenge is why we are doing it. …

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September 4, 2016 in Uncategorized

Day 127 – Less is More

Seeking security where there is none to be found. The ribbons of never ending highway give me time to pause and think. Think about how we don’t think. How we…

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