The counsellors are mentors to me

Camper Roshawn

Six years ago, Roshawn was already closed off and depressed due to stress and bullying at school. We are thankful to God one of his mother’s friends recommended that the young man attend The Scott Mission’s Summer Camp, because it was a game changer on every level. Roshawn never misses summer camp, and is actively training to serve others at camp through the Foundations … Read More

The Scott Mission is what Christmas is all about – loving, caring, and giving.

Volunteer Dianalyn receiving an award at the Mission

The Scott Mission is a special place filled with love and warmth, because of the people you€’ll meet here – volunteers like Dianalyn Kennedy. “€I was a teacher when I first came to The Scott Mission and brought some students to volunteer. Right away, I was drawn into the atmosphere,”€ Dianalyn says. “€You walk through the place and you feel … Read More

Thank you and God Bless . . .

A smiling Jason at The Scott Mission

The perfect storm besieged Jason, robbed him of everything – his company, home, and family. “€I lost a lot. I lost my kids and my life,”€ Jason says. “€If it wasn’t for TSM, I wouldn’t be sitting here today.”€ But because friends like you give generously to support the many lifesaving and life-changing programs at The Scott Mission, we were … Read More

I pray that God will bless you for helping others…

Alejandra pictured with her children

It might have been the worst Christmas of her entire life . . . Alejandra and her children arrived in Toronto with little more than the clothes they were wearing. As refugees, everything was foreign and frightening. But Alejandra was determined to carve out a new life for her family far from the rampant crime and corruption that ruled her … Read More

I Cried When I Left Because I had so Much Fun!

Camper Ella smiling at Scott Mission Camp

For three summers now, Ella has looked forward to one special week. Every year, she counts on it. It is a week she can get out of the city, run outside in the sun, play games, go fishing, swim, and meet friends. Ella wouldn’t trade her week at The Scott Mission Camp for anything! “€Camp is fun and we get to learn about … Read More

‘The healing is just beginning . . .’

Dave climbing a ladder at Collingwood

For Dave, The Collingwood Lodge at Blue Mountain is full of gifts. Not the usual gifts you would imagine, though. “There is a freshness in the air; it is peaceful and tranquil. It is God’s property,” he says. “There’s something about it that is conducive to fellowship. It comes so freely, it is very therapeutic.”

You made a family’s Christmas wish come true!

Zaida pictured with her son at the Mission

Zaida didn’t have much to give last Christmas to her young son, to anyone. My husband left me, things were financially difficult, she remembers. But like all parents, Zaida wanted Christmas to be special for her son Chase. When you are fighting to put the next meal on the table, gifts and traditional holiday celebrations seem out of reach. But friends like you made Zaida’s Christmas wish come true!