Click above to track Joe Roberts as he walks across Canada!
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.
November 28, 2016
The only way society ever creates systemic change is by first understanding there is a problem.
To each and every one who participated in our 1st National SleepOut Challenge on November 25, 2016: congratulations and THANK YOU!
Behind the scenes, collaborators across this country are petitioning the government to invest in the end of youth homelessness.
Raising awareness the way you have also raises the volume of the importance of this issue and why we need to continue to Push for Change.
October 25, 2016
Honourable Bruce Stanton MP pays tribute to Joe Roberts, founder of “Push for Change” as he reads a statement of support in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill on Tuesday, October 25, 2016.
Latest updates from Joe
Day 213 – The Push for Change Song
The idea of The Push for Change song was born out of a caffeinated discussion with Sean Richardson, Cal Misener and Joe in a Vancouver coffee shop in the spring…Read More
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 email@example.com)