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Gathering ’round the fire

Events, Featured

It’s not unusual for Terrasses Roy to be bustling with events and activities over the warm summer months. But covered in snow and with temperatures below freezing? That’s another story! This year, our community partner Comm-un broke the mould by organizing a truly warm community gathering in partnership with the Roulant – the Winter storytelling event. The evening of January …

2024 AGM: You’re invited!

Events, Featured, Governance

Santropol Roulant officially and warmly invites you to this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 28th. Every year, we host the AGM to elect our Board of Directors and to invite our community to look back at last year’s activities and see what’s to come. This year, we will be conducting a special community consultation during the event for …

Winter storytelling on Terrasses Roy

Events, Featured, Urban Agriculture

We’re excited to bring a touch of warmth to the winter season. Join Santropol Roulant and Comm-Un for an evening of winter storytelling on the Terrasses Roy on Thursday, January 18th.  Immerse yourself in the welcoming atmosphere and comforting ambiance as we share steaming bowls of soup, engage in stories from the Milton-Parc community, and marvel at winter sculptures and …

Three cheers to you!

Featured, Fundraising

We are ending 2023’s winter fundraising campaign and entering 2024 with our hearts full of gratitude for the power of community mobilisation. With a goal of $90,000, 281 individuals (and a few companies) came together this winter to collectively raise $86,863 towards Santropol Roulant’s programs. Of these, 48 were first-time donors to the Roulant and three people set up new monthly donations, …

The more, the merrier

Events, Featured

On December 14, members of the community joined together for a festive holiday event at the Roulant. This year’s event was a particularly special occasion where community members from across programs were invited to come together: clients of the Meals-on-Wheels, volunteers, community partner organizations, and friends of the Roulant. All told, around 150 guests gathered under the Roulant roof, but, …

Maximize your seasonal giving impact

Featured, Fundraising

Every year, we work together to change the lives of people in need for the better. Thanks to our collective efforts, the Roulant’s clients receive delicious and balanced meals delivered right to their doorsteps. In 2023, we prepared and distributed over 30,000 nutritious meals, and we have even more ambitious plans for 2024. With the recent launch of the Winter …

Winter Campaign: strength in solidarity

Featured, Fundraising

The Roulant has seen the stark evolution of its neighbourhood in the past few years. In response, we have joined efforts in the area to support people experiencing homelessness. The projects initiated are a natural extension of our work, and will only gain momentum in 2024. We want to continue sowing these seeds to meet the soaring need. Together, we …

We want to hear from you!

Agriculture, Featured, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

The growing season at the Roulant is winding down, which means it’s time for you to share your experience and opinions! Participate in one of the below surveys to help shape and improve the Roulant’s programming for the long-term, all while running the chance to win some fresh and tasty prizes. All volunteers who have participated in a shift at …

Fond Memories of the Autumn Feast

Events, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

On October 12th, the Roulant team hosted the Autumn Feast, a special intergenerational gathering and celebration of our community of Meals-on-Wheels clients. It was a delightful evening of laughter, delicious food, and heartfelt conversations! This event wouldn’t have been possible without the participation of our dear clients, whose smiles and camaraderie added a wonderful touch to the evening, making it …

Saturday DIY day

Events, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

Are you ready to roll up your sleeves? If you’re a hands-on kind of person who loves a good DIY project, you are going to like this. We’re thrilled to invite volunteers of all skill levels to join us on Saturday November 4th for a DIY project. When? Saturday, November 4, 2023 Where? Santropol Roulant, 111 Roy Street East, MontrealRequired …