Can compassion and generosity save lives? YES!

Doug was hungry and sick when he first came through the doors of The Scott Mission. So beaten down by life that alcohol was his only comfort. “I was completely alone, without hope, and miserable,” Doug recalls. “I could come to the Mission and get a meal and feel a little bit of hope, a sense of belonging.” Support from … Read More

Too many families are making impossible choices!

Like many families and individuals in the greater Toronto area, Darla’s* income each month covers the rent, but little else. Desperate to feed, clothe, and care for her children, she took the advice of a friend and visited The Scott Mission. “They’ve helped us with everything from groceries to Christmas gifts for the children,” Darla says. Darla and her family … Read More

A mother’s prayer—answered!

Robin had no idea what an incredible impact The Scott Mission and the O’Connor Family Centre would have in her life and that of her family. But she found out quickly when the daycare she had lined up for her daughter fell through. What a relief when she learned childcare was available for her daughter at the O’Connor Family Centre. … Read More