January 21, 2021
Cabbagetown Cares Lunch Initiative
There’s no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened existing food insecurity for residents of Cabbagetown, St. James Town and Regent Park. Many small businesses are also reeling from the financial impacts brought on by the pandemic.
With this in mind, Dixon Hall’s Rooming House Project is proud to partner with St. Luke’s United Church and the Cabbagetown BIA to help provide lunches for those facing food insecurity during a trying time. This unique initiative will provide healthy, well-balanced lunches for our most vulnerable residents, while also supporting local small businesses in the community.
Thanks to a grant from the City of Toronto and public donations, six local food-based businesses will each prepare over 100 lunches to be distributed in Allan Gardens every Thursday from January 21 to February 25th. Participating member businesses include: Chew Chew’s Diner, Daniel et Daniel, Pho U, The Epicure Shop and Tim Hortons. Generous Donations in support of this initiative are also being provided by DOVA Restaurant & Matt’s No Frills.
We’re grateful for the opportunity to partner with these incredible organizations to support our community’s most vulnerable and tackle food insecurity, while also supporting our local businesses.
For more information on the initiative visit: https://www.cabbagetownto.com/cabbagetown-cares