Burlington OPP host ball hockey tournament Oct. 27 in support of The Push for Change

The Burlington detachment of the OPP will host a 3 on 3 Ball Hockey Tournament Oct. 27 in support of The Push for Change.

Beginning at 2 p.m. teams from the OPP, Halton Regional Police, Halton CAS, Hamilton Police, Jo Brant Hospital as well as other community groups, will take to the parking lot at the rear of the OPP office, located at 1160 North Shore Blvd. E.

The public is welcome to attend. There will be a BBQ and a collection of donated items such as deodorant, shampoo, razors, blankets, toothpaste and toothbrushes for The Push for Change Foundation.

Joe Roberts, the man behind The Push for Change, a 9,000-kilometre walk across the country with a shopping cart to raise awareness and funds to eliminate youth homelessness, will be in attendance between 3 and 5 p.m.

Known as the Skid Row CEO, Roberts began his cross-Canada trek May 1 in Newfoundland and will complete it September 30, 2017 in Vancouver.

For more information, call the detachment office at 905-681-2511.

Via InsideHalton