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Volunteer Call-out: Intergenerational Summer Lunch

Events, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

Call-out to all our amazing volunteers! Join us in celebrating summer with our buzzing community by helping out at the annual Intergenerational Meals-on-Wheels Lunch on Thursday, June 27th, from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. As always, this event will bring you even closer to our Meals-on-Wheels clients as we all bask in the sun (hopefully!), visit the beautiful accessible gardens and enjoy the …

Save the date: Rue Fermier 2019

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Events, Featured

Mark your calendars! The community appreciation event of the year, Rue Fermier, is coming up! On July 18th, from the gardens and the rooftop to the Terrasses Roy, the veggie market and all the collectives will be at their best to welcome you and your friends/family to celebrate. When: July 18th from 4:00-9:00 pm Where: 111 Roy East and Roy street between Coloniale and …

Sugar Shack Outing

Events, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors

Every Spring, an intergenerational delegation of Santropol’s community members heads out for our annual Sugar Shack outing. This year was no exception as we drove to Mont-Saint-Grégoire on the south shore of Montreal in an uncertain, but forgiving weather. We do this because we strongly believe in reinforcing social inclusion and providing a sense of belonging to everyone through social …

Seedling sale & urban agriculture supplies

Agriculture, Events, General Store

Did you know that  the month of May is all about urban agriculture? For several years now, Cultiver Montreal organizes many neighbourhood events in celebration of urban gardens. We will be participating in two of these this year: Cultiver Verdun & Cultivons Le Plateau where you can come and get everything you need to cultivate this summer, but also meet …

The 2019 AGM is around the corner!

Events, Featured, Governance

Friends! Members! The AGM is next week! We are so excited to welcome you to the Roulant for what we hope will be a wonderful evening. Come join us on Thursday, March 28th at 5:15pm and be a part of Roulant governance. Surprises, elections, and celebration await, as we reflect on last year and make decisions about the next. Documents …

Meet your Candidates for the AGM 2019!

Events, Featured, Governance

On March 28th, all members of the Roulant – volunteers, clients, donors and staff active within the last year – are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting (AGM) and cast your ballots. The assembly will elect new members to the Board of Directors of Santropol Roulant, for a 2-year mandate. Electing Board members is a significant event for the …

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Get inked for a good cause

Events, Featured, Fundraising

Come get a tattoo, and help finance the Roulant! WHAT? Flash tattoo day! WHO? Six tattoo artists will make a series of thematic “flash tattoos” to support the mission of the Roulant. The majority of the profits will be donated to help fund our programs on food security and production. WHEN? Sunday, April 7th. Registration will begin at 11 am! …

Volunteer Appreciation Party Photos

Events, Featured

At the beginning of the month, we celebrated the community by throwing a Volunteer Appreciation Party at the Roulant followed by a Karaoke session! We wouldn’t be able to do this work without the help of all of you and are forever grateful for everyone’s support and generosity. Thank you again to everyone who came, and hope you had an amazing …

Sugar Shack Season

Events, Meals-on-Wheels

Our annual intergenerational maple syrup feast is taking place on April 11th at Érablière Charbonneau. There will be laughs, fresh air, and (hopefully) gorgeous sunshine to enjoy, only a 45 minute drive south of Montreal. We’re looking for volunteer support in the two following areas: DRIVERS : We’re looking for volunteers with their own cars to drive clients to and from the event. BUDDIES : Meals-on-wheels …

Official Invitation to the 2019 AGM!

Events, Featured, Governance

Do you want to contribute to organizational life at the Roulant? Are you interested in learning more about our activities and meeting more community members? Yes? Then join us at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 28th at 5:15pm. Who is a Santropol Roulant member? If you are reading our newsletter, you must already be a Roulant member. Anyone …

Save the Date: Volunteer Appreciation Party!

Events, Featured

Every day in every way, Santropol Roulant volunteers make our programs run. In the kitchen, out on delivery, in our gardens and in a million other ways, everything that the Roulant does happen thanks to your efforts. To celebrate our wonderful volunteer community, we are hosting a volunteer appreciation party on March 7th, starting with a 5a7, followed by karaoke …

Film screening “Sortir du désert” & discussion

Agriculture, Events, Food, Local, Youth

What: Come and discover this short film “Sortir du desert”, produced by SUCO Solidarity Union Cooperation and L’OEUVRE LÉGER with the partnership of Funambules Medias, co-directed by six young people from the CJE Southwest with the help of Josué Bertolino, seasoned director. In a nutshell, it’s a film featuring young adults from South West Montreal who are wondering about the …