Our Children Are Our Greatest Gift

Toronto’s at-risk children and youth faced many additional hardships in 2020. The pandemic closed schools, the place where many boys and girls receive meals.

How to Help NOW?

People want to know how they can really help neighbours who are struggling with hunger, homelessness, unemployment, and more in the wake of the pandemic. Here’s how— The best way to directly and immediately impact the lives of families and individuals in great need this winter is by making a gift to The Scott Mission. Since the pandemic upended all … Read More

Fun and Faith in the Great Outdoors at Scott Mission Camp!

Did you know that when you support The Scott Mission, your support is enriching the lives of our community’s children, teens, and families? It’s true! Just ask Taejun . . . Eight years old and full of energy, Taejun has been attending Scott Mission Camp since he was just a preschooler, and almost all of his favourite memories are from … Read More

A Young Mother—No Longer Homeless and Afraid

When Maddie* came through the Mission doors, she was truly afraid. With no friends or family and a baby to care for, she didn’t know how they would survive. Her circumstances were further complicated because she feared for their safety. She shared, “I was so depressed, I cried every night the first week. My baby was sick and I thought, … Read More

“I thank God that there is a place to help . . .”

Veronica “Aunty V” first came to The Scott Mission with a friend, who was a single mother and relied on assistance from our food bank to help feed her children. The experience was unforgettable . . . Veronica says that the scene at The Scott Mission food bank was more like something you’d see at a family reunion. She watched … 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

One teen’s words of Thanks—for YOU

This year, Akilah and her friends will be giving thanks to caring friends and donors like you. They know that without your support, Scott Mission Camp wouldn’t exist! “I first came to The Scott Mission when I was in grade three or four,” Akilah says. “I’d heard about it through my friends who have been going since grade two. I … Read More

Vale—A story of Thanksgiving!

Vale was hungry, homeless, and without hope the day he came through the doors here at The Scott Mission. Worse still, he truly believed he deserved nothing more. Over a hot meal, we talked with Vale and learned a little about the shattered relationships that had driven him to the streets of Toronto with nothing but the clothes on his … Read More