Joe Roberts is Walking across Canada to end Youth Homelessness and arrives in Kingston October 6th, 2016
KINGSTON, ON (August 31, 2016) – Former homeless youth turned CEO (Mindware Design, 2003), Joe Roberts is pushing a shopping cart across Canada to highlight the issue of homelessness.
The Push for Change is a Cross Canada trek with Joe Roberts pushing a shopping cart (symbol of chronic homelessness) 24 km per day to raise awareness and funds for youth homelessness prevention. The event started on the east coast in St. John’s, Newfoundland on May 1, 2016, and will conclude on the west coast in Vancouver, British Columbia on September 30, 2017. Joe Roberts will be pushing his cart into Kingston and participating in community events on October 6th and 7th, 2016.
Sponsored by Cushman & Wakefield Kingston and coordinated by United Way, there will be numerous events over his two day stay in Kingston to highlight the need to end youth homelessness within Kingston and area.
During his two day stay, Joe will engage with local youth and share his personal story, speak at a community luncheon, and take a tour of community agencies that serve homeless youth.