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Thank You to our 2019 Corporate Volunteers… so far!

Agriculture, Featured, Fundraising, Meals-on-Wheels, Partners, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Corporate

In the first half of 2019, Santropol Roulant welcomed 9 corporate groups for fun and meaningful team-building volunteer activities. A total of 92 employees came together to give back to the community in which they live. We’d like to take a moment to thank all of our Corporate Partners for supporting food security and social inclusion in this way, and …

Thank you to our last corporate volunteers of 2018!

Featured, Volunteering - Corporate

The Roulant was fortunate to welcome a number of corporate groups throughout the autumn and winter of 2018 for some team-building volunteer activities. We’d like to take a moment to thank them for all the time and energy they gave to the Roulant community to cap off 2018! In September, RGA Canada brought in a group of 8 volunteers to …

Corporate Volunteers Abound!

Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Corporate

The season of corporate volunteering continued in June as we welcomed AOL / Huffpost, AXA, LRMM and Morgan Stanley to the Roulant for a variety of activities. These companies have all been doing corporate volunteering with the Roulant for the past several years, and we were happy to have them back once again to lend a hand. First came AOL / Huffpost …

First corporate volunteers of the season!

Agriculture, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Corporate

As we do every year around this time, we begin to welcome corporate groups to help out in our kitchen, in our gardens, and out on deliveries. On May 15th, we were fortunate to welcome Raymond James for a day of Meals-on-Wheels volunteering. Their ten employees helped us prepare, package and deliver 96 meals of Salmon Parmentier to our clients. In …

Calling all green thumbs – volunteering in agriculture this season

Agriculture, Featured, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Corporate, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all green thumbs – our Agriculture Program will begin accepting volunteers for the 2018 season as of mid-May. This is a preliminary call-out to inform you of when and where volunteer shifts will be taking place and to gauge your interest and availability for different tasks and shifts (ex: gardening, farming, markets). Whether you’re a current or brand new volunteer interested …

Thank you to our last corporate volunteers of 2017

Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Corporate

At the end of 2017, Santropol Roulant had the pleasure of welcoming 3 corporate volunteering groups who came in to help us with food preparation and meal deliveries for our Meals-on-Wheels program. 5 employees from Dream came in on two occasions to lend a hand in the kitchen, helping prepare shrimp linguine, vegetarian quiche, and all of the side dishes of …

Holiday Volunteering at the Roulant – A Great Way to Give Back

Food, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Santropol, Volunteering - Corporate, Volunteering - Personal

The holidays are a special time when many wish to give back, and when the needs of organizations like the Roulant are the highest. At this time of year, isolated Meals-on-Wheels clients most relish Roulant meals and volunteers’ visits. If you are looking for a way to get involved in your community and give back over the holidays, come give …

Rounding out the agricultural season with a corporate coup de main

Agriculture, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Corporate

Throughout August and September, we were fortunate to have the support of ANSYS within both our Meals-on-Wheels Program and Agriculture Program. Not only did they donate financially to support our activities and services, but they helped prepare, package, deliver, and even grow the food that we serve to our clients. In total, 12 employees came to lend a hand over …

A Big Thank You to our Summer Corporate Volunteers!

Agriculture, Meals-on-Wheels, Senneville Farm, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Corporate

As we are saying our last farewells to summer, we would like to thank five corporate groups for bringing their amazing energy and motivation to the Roulant these past two months. In July, we were fortunate to have 28 employees from the Montreal office of Morgan Stanley who volunteered for our Meals-on Wheels program. Along with our regular volunteers, they helped …