A Heartfelt Gift of Time and Treasure

Volunteer Susan standing in the kitchen at the Mission

Susan Cloyd loves to help others. In her professional life, she worked as an emergency room nurse. There, she frequently encountered homeless people and their great need always made her want to do more to help them. So upon retiring Susan joined our wonderful team of volunteers at The Scott Mission, and turned her compassion toward those who are hungry, homeless, and hurting. Over the … Read More

The Scott Mission has been like a family to me

Victoria smiling while standing in The Scott Mission

When Victoria first came through the doors of The Scott Mission, she was amazed and couldn’t help but ask, “€Why do you help so many people?”€ Victoria’s sister became ill and died from breast cancer, and Victoria was entrusted with raising her sister’s children. “€I was mourning, grieving, and I didn’t know what to do. I really struggled to take care of the kids,”€ Victoria … Read More

The Scott Mission has helped me

Seth smiling while at The Scott Mission

Life was good for Seth until an accident on the job caused severe injury to one of his eyes. Suddenly, he was unable to work and could no longer make ends meet. The Scott Mission has helped Seth in many ways, including hot meals, groceries, clothing, and toiletries. But he would be the first to tell you that the greatest gifts he has received … Read More

I love that the OFC is a faith mission

Nicole pictured with her son at the O'Connor Family Centre

Nicole had to work to support her family. The huge expense of childcare, and the far off locations, were a great burden on her until she learned about childcare services offered by The Scott Mission. Her first visit and tour of our facilities put Nicole’s worries to rest. She was in awe of the warm, caring, interactive atmosphere and our … Read More

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