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

You Gave Help and Hope When John Needed It Most

Like most who come through the Mission doors, John was hungry and had nowhere else to turn for help. Struggling financially, he was grateful for a good hot meal, but he came back again and again for the compassion, camaraderie, and spiritual support that put hope in his heart. “I saw lots of people, including volunteers, who were so quick … 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

I wouldn’t have survived without The Scott Mission. . .

Joseph eating at The Scott Mission

Thank you for giving Joseph the second chance he needed in life! Joseph never imagined the day would come when he would need help from The Scott Mission. He had a good life—a wife and a great corporate job. But then it all began to crumble as personal problems mounted. Before long, Joseph’s stress was so high that he could … Read More

Sharing warmth with neighbours in need

Fernando smiling while inside The Scott Mission

Fernando had worked hard all of his life, yet always had room in his heart to help others who were in need of justice or compassion. Then came a time in his life when he found himself on the receiving end—unable to find steady employment and make ends meet. Fortunately, in Fernando’s darkest hour, he was referred to The Scott … Read More

A side of ‘miracles’ at Scott Mission’s Christmas feast

A table of homeless men and women enjoying a meal at the Mission

Julian Jordan is doing everything he can to make this holiday season a turning point for himself. He started his Christmas Day by heading to the Scott Mission at College St. and Spadina Ave. for the organization’s annual Christmas meal. For Jordan, 29, it was his first time going there. “I don’t have any money right now and I’m not … Read More