OUR GOAL IS TO RAISE $17,000,000 towards Youth Homeless Prevention!

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How to Participate


Step 1: Text BOOTS to 41010 to donate $10 towards helping end youth homelessness.

Step 2: Go without your boots/shoes for one hour!  (Take a picture!)

Step 3: SHARE your participation and picture on social media and challenge your friends using one of the options below


Step 4: CHALLENGE your friends and family to do the same by tagging them in your post!




OR copy the applicable text box below into your favourite social media channel

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I have texted BOOTS to 41010 and donated $10
as my commitment to
prevent youth homelessness in Canada.

I challenge _________________(name)
to the
for 1 hour to experience what it might be like to be homeless without boots.

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I accepted the
and went without my boots for 1 hour.
Here is my pic to prove it.

I now challenge _____________(name) and I have texted BOOTS to 41010 and donated $10 as my commitment to prevent youth homelessness in Canada.


Please continue your support by challenging all your family and friends!

Join an event near you or participate in one of our fun(d)raising campaigns:
Celebrity Cart
Walk with Joe
SleepOut Challenge

*100% of donations will be allocated to Raising the Roof, our charitable partner, for the implementation of
The Upstream Project (a school-based youth homeless prevention model).

When an eligible youth organization is participating in a Push for Change event and fundraising,
50% will stay with the organization in that community.  You will receive a special text CODE for this purpose.
This must be pre-arranged with the Campaign Director.


The Fine Print

Mobile Giving Foundation Canada (MGFC) collects donations paid by you from your wireless operator. In some instances, your donation will be deducted from your pre-paid balance with your wireless operator. The wireless operators remit 100% of your donation to MGFC. Within 30 days of the MGFC’s receipt of collected donations from the wireless operator, MGFC grants 100% of the donation to The Push for Change Foundation.

A one-time donation of $10 will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid balance. All donations must be authorized by the account holder. Data rates and additional fees may apply. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. Service is available on most carriers. Donations are collected for the benefit of The Push for Change Foundation by the Mobile Giving Foundation Canada and subject to the terms found at http://www.mobilegiving.ca/en/terms-and-conditions/

A donation of $10.00 will be added to your mobile phone bill. You may donate the $10.00 amount up to 3 (three) times per monthly billing cycle. All charges are billed by and payable to your wireless operator.

  1. No standard text messaging fees are incurred by mobile users to initiate and complete a text message donation.
  2. No portion of any amount donated is held by participating wireless providers. Donations are passed through at 100% back to the beneficiary charity (The Push for Change Foundation).
  3. All mobile users can obtain a tax receipt for their donations made via text message by visiting:http://www.mobilegiving.ca/tax-receipt/.
  4. Mobile users can donate up to $30 per 30 consecutive days.