Category Archives: Our Stories

Abigail – Family Camp

My connection with Toronto City Mission started when I was 14.  My friends and I joined Junior Extreme.  We loved being together and always felt closer every time we would go to the program.  When we graduated to Youth Extreme. [...]
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Lyka – Youth Extreme

Elita Fung, Outreach Worker, had the change to catch up with Lyka.   Q. How are you involved with Toronto City Mission (TCM)? A. With TCM, I am currently volunteering at KIC (Kids In Community) and I also attend Youth [...]
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Cynthia – Role Model Moms

My name is Cynthia, I have four kidsand I’m a Role Model Moms graduate. When I was attending Role Model Moms study for my GED, it was very hard to balance being a student and a mom.  I had to [...]
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Michelle – Internship

The work of TCM really hits home for me because I grew up in one of the communities that TCM is reaching out to: St. James Town.  I am so thankful for the work they are doing in this community and [...]
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Filling Emptiness with Hope

Following the transformation of a  young woman’s heart Article By Madeleine Smith (Year Long Intern) Janie*, a young single mother with a 3-year-old daughter living in Jane-Finch, was at a turning point in her life.  She had just moved in [...]
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Employment Mentoring Leads to Faith

When we first met Shelly*, she was brought to the church by a friend from our congregation.  My friend introduced me to her to help with her employment skills. Shelly registered for our RP3 program and was matched with an [...]
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Hope out of tragedy

I will always be amazed at how God uses suffering to create a deep desire for him.  The tragedy in St. Jamestown when the 17 year old teen decided to take his own life was felt deeply across the whole [...]
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