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Santrovélo Fall News

Biking, SantroVelo, Volunteering - Personal

Recruiting New Volunteers! Want to empower people to repair their own bikes and help coordinate a community workshop? Come join us! We are recruiting new volunteers for many roles from in-shop roles like mechanics and greeters as well as many support roles that help the shop run. Our next orientation session will be on November 5, 2019, at 6:30 pm. …

Preserving the Harvest

Food Preservation, Kitchen, Volunteering - Personal

It’s harvest season and the Roulant kitchen is receiving tons of beautiful veggies from the Ferme du Roulant. We’re working hard to transform them so that we can continue enjoying them all year round. Want to come help out?  We’re looking for volunteers to help out with food preservation shifts (Thursdays from 2:00 – 6:00pm) and food cycle shifts (Fridays …

Volunteer Appreciation Party

Events, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

There is no way Santropol Roulant could do its work without the help of our amazing volunteer community. To celebrate and thank you all, we are hosting a volunteer appreciation party on November 7th. All current, former, and future volunteers are enthusiastically invited to join! When: Thursday, November 7th, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: 111 Roy East, 2nd floor Why: Because …

Roulant Experiences

Featured, Fundraising

Enjoy the Roulant like you’ve never experienced before! Created to help us reach our Golden Gala fundraising goal, Roulant Experiences are one-of-a-kind outings hosted by Roulant staff members to share their unique interests and expertise with you … all for a good cause. You won’t find these experiences anywhere else! Connect with the wilderness in our backyard by joining the …

Kitchen Workshop: Indian Cuisine

Kitchen Workshops, Recipes from our Community

We’re back for another workshop in the series Recipes from our community, where we invite members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. Jitendra, a Meals-on-Wheels client and active community member is looking forward to sharing with us some classic Indian cuisine recipes. When: Wednesday, October 30th from 5 pm to 8 pmWhere: Santropol Roulant, 111 …

Hiring In The Kitchen: Assistant Cook

Featured, Job Postings, Kitchen

As announced in our previous newsletter, we’re hiring kitchen help! Are you a whiz in the kitchen? Are you a Canadian citizen under 30? Do you love community, food, sustainability and seniors?  In partnership with Young Canada Works, we’re looking for a full-time (30 hours per week) Assistant Cook in our Meals-on-Wheels program for the fall, and we’re looking to …

A Dialogue On Dysphagia

Events, Kitchen, Seniors

In our Meals-on-Wheels program, we have lots of experience accommodating our meals to people with various dietary restrictions and preferences, but we are continually trying to offer a better and safer service. In that regard, we invite you to a presentation on how to adapt food for people with swallowing difficulties. Part of Projection Week, a week of events touching …

Apple Picking In The Rain

Events, Seniors

The Fall Intergenerational Event was held on September 26th, gathering around fifty clients, volunteers and staff. The event was at Vergers Denis Charbonneau in Mont-Saint-Grégoire. Despite the rain, the community gathered around an incredible meal and shared stories. There is nothing to stop the Roulant’s community! Relive the event with these pictures :

A Golden Gala for a Golden Community

Events, Fundraising

With your help $29,865 were raised for seniors in your community at the Golden Gala! To this amount, we have to add an extra $7,000 from in kind donation from our amazing partners! our commitment to our seniors is so inspiring, and we are extremely proud to have you in the Roulant community. The event was held on the rooftop …

Eat Think Vote 2019

Events

In the context of the federal election, Santropol Roulant is hosting an event part of the Eat Think Vote campaign from Food Secure Canada on October 8th. This event will allow to people from the Roulant’s community to ask questions about food security to candidates of the Laurier-Sainte-Marie riding. The event will be simple and accessible to anyone from the …

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Host a Kitchen Workshop!

Community Workshops, Kitchen Workshops, Recipes from our Community

The Roulant’s Recipes from our community is seeking volunteers that would like to host kitchen workshops. These workshops create a space where people from our community can share and exchange cooking skills . You have unique recipes and culinary experiences to share and want to teach a small group? Contact Karine to plan your workshop right now!

Kitchen workshop: Canning and fermentation

Events, Kitchen, Kitchen Workshops, Recipes from our Community

We’re back for another workshop in the series Recipes from our community, where we invite members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. Karen, a Meals-on-Wheels volunteer and experimented canner is excited to share with us her family’s recipes and stories. With lots of charisma and nostalgia, she will show us how we too can preserve …