“They gave me help and hope for the future.” —Jennifer*

Jennifer holding her daughter.

After her husband passed away, Jennifer’s whole world collapsed. First, she was stricken with serious health issues. Then, as her money ran out, she was faced with hunger and homelessness. “I was really down,” Jennifer says. “I couldn’t afford food or a place of my own. It was really bad.” Thankfully, someone recommended she visit The Scott Mission and that … Read More

“Thank you for making camp a possibility.” —Elijah

Elijah standing next to a tree.

From an early age, Elijah has immersed himself in The Scott Mission’s after-school programs and everything Scott Mission Camp has to offer each summer—canoeing, biking, swimming, and hiking. He’s made lasting friendships and credits the camp and counsellors with his spiritual growth. “Camp has changed my life,” Elijah says. “I’ve made genuine friends. Camp is where I really devoted my … Read More

“I can honestly say that my son is truly loved here.” —Casheena

Like many families in the Toronto area, rent and the high cost of living make every day a tough task. Casheena knew she had to return to work soon after the birth of her son, Jaden, to make ends meet, but with their already strained budget, childcare presented a challenge. So she was thrilled the day she walked into The … Read More

“I was lost. . .now I have hope.” Jonathan

Jonathan

When Jonathan came through the doors of The Scott Mission, he had lost all hope and was convinced life was not worth living. Thanks to support from caring friends and donors, we gave him a hot meal and a safe place to sleep. We prayed for him and included him in a special retreat held at our Collingwood property. There, … Read More