The Junction Triangle ThingShare helps neighbours lend each other useful Things they may have lying around. People who have Things post them, and people who want to borrow those Things ask if they can.
This lets us all buy less stuff, get to know our neighbours, and give a newfound sense of purpose to our dusty fondue sets.
Who owns the Things in the catalogue?
Most Things in the catalogue are owned by individual residents of the Junction Triangle, and can be borrowed from them directly. Some Things are owned by the George Chuvalo Neighbourhood Centre and can be borrowed from there.
is a neighbourhood in West Toronto in the area of Bloor St W, Lansdowne Ave, Dupont St, and Dundas St. W. It’s bounded on its 3 sides by the railroad tracks. Please keep listings within these boundaries (though we welcome borrowers as long as they’re still nearby).
Does this cost anything?
Nope! However, the George Chuvalo Neighbourhood Centre does incur some costs related to operating the ThingShare. GCNC is part of the Christie-Ossington Neighbourhood Centre group, which you can donate to
It might be! The ThingShare is just here to connect neighbours together; from there it’s still up to neighbours to be neighbourly. Please treat each other’s Things (and each other!) with respect and care. And maybe don’t post family heirlooms.
Select the Thing you want, and choose Request to Borrow
We’ll connect you with the lender by email and the two of you can work out the details. Don’t be discouraged if the lender declines; the item might not be available on the dates you requested or they might not be comfortable lending it to you.
Depending on what you agree with the lender, you can pick the Thing upfrom them, or from the