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The Foodie Collective presents: gnocchi workshop

Food, Kitchen Workshops

The Foodie Collective is proud to present our pasta workshop #2. This time around, the team will be going step by step on how to make gnocchi. Those soft, pillowy, fluffy and comforting little balls of heaven are easy to make and will always wow your guests. In this workshop, we will be making the gnocchi alongside a delicious sauce. …

New and Familiar Faces

Categorize Me!, Meals-on-Wheels, Publications, Seniors, Stories, Volunteering - Personal

Extra! Extra! The new issue of Words-on-Wheels, our client-member newsletter, is hot off the press! In this latest edition, titled “New and Familiar Faces,” we feature cover model Mrs Shanker, introduce new team members and interview one of our longest-running volunteers, the one and only, Matt B. In addition to meal delivery, community events, phone chats, surveys and more, W-o-W is …

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Reggae Jamdown

Events

Join us for a second annual Reggae Jamdown Fundraiser at Blizzarts, featuring DJs Signal Smoke and Major Trees spinning exclusively Roots Reggae. When : Saturday November 30th doors open at 8pm Where: Blizzarts, 3956 Boulevard Saint-Laurent Cost: $8 Don’t miss this chance to dance, party, and support Santropol Roulant. Bring all your friends it’s going to be fuuun! Many thanks …

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2013 Intergenerational Holiday Brunch

Events

Twas the 12th December, and all in a bunch, Gathered clients and volunteers, for the Roulant Holiday Brunch! Join us for the Intergenerational Holiday Brunch, an afternoon of delicious food, live music and good company! When: Thursday, Dec 12th from 11:00am-2:30pm Where: Santropol Roulant (111 Roy E.) How: Sign up for a volunteer shift in order to attend this year’s …

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Whisky Tasting: A taste of Speyside

Events, Food, Fundraising

Our final tasting event of 2013 is coming up on November 7th, featuring once again our talented friends from Ouidram. Find out why the Speyside Region of the Scottish Highlands has the highest concentration of whisky distilleries and how surprisingly diverse the region is. We will taste four single malts accompanied by delicious appetizers prepared in the Santropol Roulant kitchen. When: November 7th, 6:30pm Where: Santropol …

One Night Stand with Monkland Tavern

Events, Food, Fundraising

Join us on December 8th when we get up close and personal with the Monkland Tavern. Come out to eat a wonderful meal in the company of friends of the Roulant. You get a great night on the town, happy tastebuds, and the heart-warming satisfaction of knowing that the Monkland Tavern has pledged to donate a percentage of proceeds from …

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A Freaky Farm Story

Agriculture, Senneville Farm, Stories

Out at the farm, the scenery is grey and the days are getting shorter. The fields and roads are muddy. The wind whistles and howls. Armies of mice ravage the fields, feeding on our forgotten crops and fattening up for the cold winter months ahead. The mood is dark and sombre. The end is near and a certain smell of …

Amplifying Voices Video #5: Meals-on-Wheels

Amplifying Voices, Communications, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors, Stories, Video, Volunteering - Personal

Amplifying Voices is a video project that explores the lives and realities of six seniors who receive meals-on-wheels from Santropol Roulant. Santropol Roulant: This mini video showcases how Jan, Anne, Alda, Augustine and Rosanne use Santropol Roulant’s meals-on-wheels service. Who participated? Santropol Roulant’s meals-on-wheels clients and volunteers collaborated to create these videos. While the clients provided the content by sharing their …

Amplifying Voices Video #4: Friendship and Community

Amplifying Voices

Amplifying Voices is a video project that explores the lives and realities of six seniors who receive meals-on-wheels from Santropol Roulant. Friendship and Community: Kindred spirits, neighbours, and community members are important in all of our lives. Find out how these six seniors connect with their communities and how they feel about it. Friendship and Community/Amitié et Communauté – Amplifying Voices …

Amplifying Voices Video #3: Mobility Health and Autonomy

Amplifying Voices

Amplifying Voices is a video project that explores the lives and realities of six seniors who receive meals-on-wheels from Santropol Roulant. Mobility, Health and Autonomy: All of Santropol Roulant’s meals-on-wheels clients experience a loss of autonomy and often restricted mobility or other health issues. These different problems affect how they experience and interact with their world. Kateri Décary, Meals-on-Wheels Director at …

Amplifying Voices Video #2: Day-to-Day and Pastimes

Amplifying Voices, Communications, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors, Stories, Video, Volunteering - Personal

 Amplifying Voices is a video project that explores the lives and realities of six seniors who receive meals-on-wheels from Santropol Roulant. Day-to-day and Pastimes: This video focuses mostly at time spent alone. What does a typical day look like, what brings pleasure and pride, and what is more difficult?   Who participated? Santropol Roulant’s meals-on-wheels clients and volunteers collaborated to create these …