Public Foundation

The Push For Change Foundation

Langley, BC

Outreach and welfare

From May 1, 2016 to September 29, 2017 (517 days!), Joe Roberts, former homeless youth, pushed a shopping cart across Canada to raise awareness and dollars to help prevent youth homelessness. This national trek started in St. John’s Newfoundland and ended in Vancouver, British Columbia, a 9,000km, 17 month journey.

Since the trek ended, The Push for Change launched The Promise Project Contest - a youth empowerment project aimed to align youth passion with a solution to solve a social injustice in their school or community that could result in youth homelessness.

Begin planning Phase 2 of The Push for Change which is the iPromise Campaign; working with the Ontario Provincial Police in Ontario Schools during school year 2018/2019. This campaign involves presentations free of charge to schools that will educate students on youth homelessness, and inspire / empower them to make a promise that will have a positive impact for their community, thus preventing youth homelessness.

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