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Gala Rouge

Events, Fundraising

Santropol Roulant’s annual gala will be bringing the heat on February 15th with a not-to-be-missed intimate concert at the Théatre Gesù. The Gala Rouge will take full advantage of this venue, rated as having the best acoustics in Montreal (link in French). Montreal Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Andrew Wan, accompanied by colleagues from the MSO, will be performing Antonín Dvorák’s Sonatina in G major for Violin and Piano, Op. …


Calling All Candidates!

Events, Volunteering - Personal

Please note that the period to submit applications is done! Stay tuned to discover the profiles of our candidates At our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, March 28th 2013, Santropol Roulant members (anyone who has been a client, volunteer, staff or donor within the past year) will elect its new Board of Directors. What is the Board of Directors? Santropol …

BM-who? BMO!


We would like to give a big shout out to our friends at the Bank of Montreal! What started with a simple mortgage renegotiation (okay, it wasn’t so simple) has lead to a multi-faceted relationship that continues to benefit the Roulant in many and often unexpected ways. From the get go they were amazing to work with as together we …

Fundraising Admin. – Job Posting

Job Postings

The application period for this position closed on February 11th. Thank you to all of those that applied! Check out the first opportunity of the year to join the happy and hard-working team at the Roulant, as Fundraising Administrator! This attractive part-time job allows the person in the position to learn a ton about fundraising in a community organization! Deadline …

A look back at the holidays

News, Stories

As lights are being taken down and trees carried to curbs, we’re turning our focus toward the exciting year ahead.  But before we step fully into 2013, we’d like to take a minute to revisit the wonderful holiday season that we just enjoyed at the Roulant. The festivities began with record-breaking attendance at our annual client holiday brunch in mid-December. …


Cheesemaking Workshop


Update: This workshop is sold out!  What an amazing turn out! Thanks for your interest and feedback. Please keep your eyes peeled for other cooking workshops coming up in 2013. Join us for an evening of cheesecraft at Santropol Roulant! We’ll be making fromage frais, paneer, fresh curds, and blue  cheese.  Learn about the theory and history of cheese, the politics of …

Whiskies of the World Tasting is back!


We’re happy to announce our first tasting of 2013! Together with our whisky-astute friends at Ouidram, we’ll take a journey through the international world of whisky. Informative, delicious and fun, through this event we’ll learn all about the art of whisky production, the effect of local landscapes on the taste and, finally, understand the difference between “whisky”, “whiskey”, “Scotch”, single …


Invitation: Moksha Yoga Karma Classes

Events, Fundraising

Original photo by: lululemon athletica

Did you enjoy so many homemade cookies(om nom nom!), turkeys, and parties this past month that now you’re feeling a bit sluggish… but you still have that sharing and caring spirit in your heart? Start the New Year off right with a generous offer from our friends at Moksha Yoga. Their hot yoga practice not only works your muscles, it …

Keep the fire alive – Donate to the Roulant


Photographie par Sophie Lochet

As you most likely know, we use food as a vehicle to break social and economic isolation between generations and cultures. It is creatively and collaboratively that we work to strengthen and nourish our local community with novel approaches to active youth engagement, urban food systems, food security, and community care. This year, in addition to preparing and delivering close …

Get involved with a Video Project: Amplifying Voices

Communications, Seniors, Statistics, Stories, Video, Volunteering - Personal

Intro Starting in early 2013, we’ll be carrying out a video project called Amplifying Voices with the support of the Federal Government’s New Horizons for Seniors Program. Over the course of the winter and early spring, we’ll be conducting interviews with seniors, editing the footage, and posting 8 short videos that explore the realities of seniors. Through these videos and …


Introducing the Foodie Collective Cookbook


Meet the Foodie Collective – a group of friends bound together by their love for cooking, eating, and drinking – as well as a hint of healthy competition. They hold regular “Throwdowns” which test their culinary skills, imaginations and stomachs! The Foodie Collective is all about food and good fun so they’re natural allies of Santropol Roulant. Enter their latest creative project: The Foodie Collective Cookbook! This …