Robert was facing homelessness . . .

Work has been hard to find for many people in the Toronto area, especially in the wake of the coronavirus that devastated so many businesses. But Robert’s challenges were multiplied by serious health issues. And although he was on the mend, he was still facing hunger and homelessness when he first came through the Mission doors. Robert vividly remembers his … Read More

“How will I feed my children?”

Michel was close to despair. After paying the rent and bills, there was nothing left to buy food. That’s when a friend told her about The Scott Mission. She told her the Mission would help her with food, clothes, and much more because they really care about families. But as Michel came through the Mission doors for the first time, … Read More

Want to REALLY help your hungry, hurting neighbours this Thanksgiving?

Share Meals, Help, and Hope. Here’s how— PRAY for your neighbours who are in great need. This is a difficult time for many families and individuals who have lost jobs and are struggling to put food on the table. Please pray The Scott Mission will have the resources to help everyone who is hungry, homeless, and in need of our … Read More


THANK YOU for your prayers and partnership! You make way for The Scott Mission to care for your most vulnerable neighbours, even amid the devastating impact of the COVID-19 crisis. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began*, your support has made it possible for the Mission to provide an elevated level of health and safety for our most vulnerable neighbours: 16,535 Meals … Read More

Food Bank Update

Food Bank Update – July 17, 2020 Effective Monday July 20, 2020, our Food Bank at 502 Spadina Avenue will be open longer hours to serve those who come to the Mission. The new Food Bank hours are: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:00 AM to 11:45 AM 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (closed daily for lunch 11:45am – 1pm) … Read More

2020 Camp Update

Camp Update – May 19, 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians, In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we must cancel Scott Mission Camp programs this summer. The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has informed us that overnight camps will not be permitted to operate this summer. While we are saddened by this cancellation, the health and … Read More

Through the Eyes of a Nurse on the Frontlines

Tracy began volunteering at The Scott Mission four years ago. She knew her specialty in healthcare as a nurse was needed among the homeless population and that through her caregiving, she could build relationships to share Christ’s mercy and love with people utilizing the Mission’s many services. So when the Mission’s leadership recently asked Tracy to join their staff to … Read More

“We have to help one another . . . this is my way of helping out.”

A true Good Samaritan, Louise, determined to do all she could to help her neighbours who are hungry, hurting, and homeless by supporting The Scott Mission. “I’m in the GTA and thought I should help people in my own area. I see so many people without a home, young and old,” she says. “So a couple of years ago, I … Read More

The Scott Mission response to the COVID-19 pandemic- a message from Peter Duraisami

Peter Duraisami

Friday March 13, 2020 The Scott Mission is deeply concerned about the wellbeing of our clients, volunteers, donors, community members, and staff. We appreciate your ongoing support during the COVID-19 pandemic as we take extra measures to ensure safety for our community. Our clients are amongst some of the most vulnerable in Toronto and we are committed to responsibly and … Read More