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two elderly women eating at the community dinner
With food prices going up every day, the problem of food security for vulnerable people in Toronto is getting worse. At The Neighbourhood Group, we're tackling the issue by offering different programs to help people most impacted by the food security crisis. 

Community Dinner

Our Community Dinner is open to everyone in the community. Each Thursday, we serve a free home-cooked meal for up to 150 people. The Community Dinner also celebrates special occasions throughout the year. 

When: Thursday, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: 10 Gower St.
Registration: Contact Nana Shamba at or 416.691.7407 x222

Community Gardening
Join us to grow your own food, help the environment and meet new people! We'll talk about indoor gardening, making your own fertilizer, and even the benefits of gardening to your mental health. 

When: Wednesday, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Regent Park Community Garden
Registration: Contact Touhida Choudhury at  or 416.925.4363 x103
Teesdale Community Food Bank
The Teesdale Community Food Bank provides healthy, nutritious food to people who live in the Teesdale neighbourhood.

When: Tuesday, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Where: 40 Teesdale Place
Registration: Contact Nana Shamba at or 416.691.7407 x222


Our efforts to improve food security for the vulnerable people in Toronto doesn't stop at our Community Dinner, Community Garden and Teesdale Food Bank. Our Meals on Wheels program has been operating for 50 years, we offer dining programs for seniors while our drop-in programs have meals and snacks.