“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

“It makes me feel good that I’m actually doing something to help others!”

Lady named Mary smiling with excitement...

Inspired by the incredible impact people in her community make with their gifts and time, Mary made the commitment to partner with The Scott Mission as a Good Samaritan Giving Circle donor. “I wanted to be sure funds are used with integrity to benefit and affect the community,” Mary smiles. “It makes me feel good that I’m actually doing something … Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Zach—Serving up Hope and Dignity

Zach smiling at the camera glad to help others at The Scott Mission.

It takes generous gifts from donors, and the generous gift of time from scores of volunteers, to make The Scott Mission a place where help and hope can always be found . . . Zach is one of those special people who, despite being a university student, finds time to serve as a volunteer so he can bring dignity and … Read More

I have just two words for you, “Thank you.”

Thank you to The Scott Mission’s supporters and staff. I am so grateful that you welcomed me and my family with kindness and compassion during a frightening time in life that was fraught with many changes. When we were most alone and desperate, you were there . . . You helped us with meals and groceries when there was just … Read More

“Scott Mission Camp—the best thing I can do with my summer!”

Zenaida is a huge fan of Scott Mission Camp and hasn’t missed a summer in 15 years! “Scott Mission Camp is a second home to a lot of kids and teenagers,” she says. “This place helps you get in-depth with your faith, and I really appreciate that. It’s something you don’t get anywhere else.” Zenaida was just 11 months old … Read More

Our Christmas Wish List

Young Lady & Daughter

How can you give help and hope to men, women, and children in need this Christmas? Here are some specific ways you can help those among us who are struggling: Meals – Every $4.25 you give will provide a hot meal this Christmas season. Toys – Donate or host a toy drive to stock our free Christmas toy store for … Read More