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The Roulant Extends to the East

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

For more than 25 years, Santropol Roulant’s Meals-on-Wheels program has served warm meals to community members around Montreal facing a loss of autonomy or limited mobility. For close to 20 of those years, the areas served have stayed relatively the same. Over the past year, the Roulant team has initiated a pilot project to increase our internal capacity and explore …

Reducing Sugar, Not Flavour

Featured, Recipes

Marion, our community cook, left the kitchen team to continue using her creativity to introduce local food in short circuits in the Bas du Fleuve. Before leaving, one of her last projects was to update the dessert offering for our Meals-on-Wheels clients who have sugar restrictions. Discover a recipe from Diabète Québec which is now part of the regular dessert …

Santrovélo Is Recruiting

Featured, SantroVelo

Santrovélo will be open very soon for you to fix your bikes! Keep an eye on our Facebook page and our website as we open up by-appointment. But before that, we need your help! We’re recruiting volunteer members to help us behind the scenes on coordination tasks. This is the group that organizes everything and makes the shop run. Interested …

Join the Vermicollective

Collective - Compost, Featured

We’re looking for new members in the Vermicomposting Collective! Being a part of the collective means that you’re helping to minimize food waste from the Roulant’s kitchen, supporting the rooftop garden in growing strong, healthy plants, and learning about the wonderful creatures that are worms! We’re looking for a couple of people to join our weekly feeding rotation and also …

From Work From Home To Community Action

Featured, Volunteering - Corporate

Helping people grow and growing our impact go hand-in-hand at Santropol Roulant. You can nourish your team’s sense of purpose while growing your company’s community impact through safe and meaningful team-building opportunities at the Roulant. Your team will directly contribute to the Roulant’s essential food security and social inclusion initiatives! The agricultural season is underway at the Ferme du Roulant …

Fond Memories Of The Volunteer Community

Featured, Staff

Dear volunteers, I haven’t had the chance to share this news with most of you in person, but I wanted to share with you that I have left the Roulant at the end of March. This summer, I’m hoping to explore Quebec on my bicycle and, in September, I’ll be returning to university to develop an education program for young …

New Faces In The Team

Featured, Staff

The Roulant team has changed a lot over the past few weeks. With a reorganization of work and organizational chart, the Meals-on-Wheels program now has a new team in place. Laura, originally from Brittany, was educated in Montreal and has a master’s degree in political science. As manager of the Meals-on-Wheels, she will help make the service even more accessible …

Join The Core

Featured, Fruits Défendus

Les fruits défendus is recruiting new members for the coordinating committee of the collective! + 1 job opportunity for software developers Are you motivated to get involved in a collective effort to reduce the waste of local food resources, as well as to contribute to the creation of a more sustainable food system through the collection, valorization, and sharing of …

Introducing the Candidates 2021

Events, Featured, Gouvernance

On Thursday March 25, 2021, all members of the Roulant, including  volunteers, clients, donors and staff active within the last year, are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting (AGM) and cast their ballots.  The assembly will elect new candidates to the Board of Directors of Santropol Roulant, for a 2 year mandate. Electing Board members is a significant event …

Volunteers Survey Results 2020

Featured, Volunteering - Personal

Once upon a time… …We conducted a survey in order to better understand our volunteer community.  We asked ourselves: who were these marvellous people who were giving their time to care for their community?  What made them so generous, so devoted? And what could we do to ensure that their experience at the Roulant became even more wonderful? Friends, we …

AGM 2021: Get With Your Community

Events, Featured, Gouvernance

Santropol Roulant officially and warmly invites you to this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). Similar to last year, it will be held online on YouTube. At this fun-filled event, you will learn about our impact from 2020 and members will vote to elect our next Board of Directors. We can’t wait to see you there!  When: Thursday March 25, 2021 …