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Thank You to our 2019 Corporate Volunteers… so far!

Agriculture, 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 …

Save the Date! Golden Gala Fundraiser 2019

Events, Fundraising, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors

Are you ready to shine, dazzle, and party for a good cause? We’re excited to invite you to this year’s golden-themed fundraiser, where you can dress to impress and make a difference by ensuring the golden years of senior Montrealers are healthy and enjoyable! Mark your calendars for Friday, September 20, 2019 for an unforgettable Golden Gala to help us …

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Volunteer Call-out: Intergenerational Summer Lunch

Events, 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 …

Kitchen Volunteer survey

Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Statistics, Volunteering - Personal

Have you volunteered in our kitchen, helping to prepare or package meals? If yes, we want to hear from you! The kitchen team is looking for ways to improve the volunteer experience during kitchen shifts and a big part of that is collecting feedback from the community. We invite you to take a few minutes to fill out the survey, …

Sugar Shack Outing

Events, 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 …

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 …

THE 2019 MEALS-ON-WHEELS CALENDAR!

Meals-on-Wheels, Repas

Every year, we are proud to present the 2019 Meals-on-Wheels calendar! It provides clients with the daily meal listing for the entire year, with the aim of reinforcing their autonomy and helping them make dietary choices in line with their taste and needs. This year, our menu includes 28 flavourful and nutritious recipes. As always, all the meals are cooked and …

Holiday Brunch Photos

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors

Happy New Year and Happy Holidays to all again! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season. Last month, we held our annual Holiday Brunch party at the Roulant, which ended up being the highest turnout ever! Over 40 of our Meals-on-Wheels clients attended the brunch, along with countless wonderful volunteers who helped prepare for the event over the course …

Holiday Brunch – Drivers needed

Events, Meals-on-Wheels

Reminder As the first snowflakes appear, we know it’s time to get ready to host the annual Holiday Brunch for our Meals-on-Wheels clients on Thursday, December 13th! This is by far the most popular event for our Meals-on-Wheels clients and a great opportunity to get to know them better as we share a traditional holiday meal (meat and vegetarian options available). We still need …

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Client Holiday Brunch- Seeking Volunteers

Events, Meals-on-Wheels

As the first snowflakes appear, we know it’s time to get ready to host the annual Holiday Brunch for our Meals-on-Wheels clients on Thursday, December 13th! This is by far the most popular event for our Meals-on-Wheels clients and a great opportunity to get to know them better as we share a traditional holiday meal (meat and vegetarian options available). We need a bit …

The volunteer appreciation party is next week!

Events, Meals-on-Wheels

The Volunteer Appreciation Party is next week! Reminder Every day in every way, Santropol Roulant volunteers make our programs run. In the kitchen, out on delivery, in the thick of our gardens and in a million other ways, everything that the Roulant does happens thanks to your efforts. Current, former, and future volunteers are enthusiastically invited to the volunteer appreciation party. …

Winter comes early in the Roulant headquarters

Collective - Fruits Defendus, Collective - Mycollective, Food, Fruits Défendus, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, News

While the weather gets steadily colder outside, it’s also gotten colder inside this September in the Roulant with the installation of a new walk-in fridge and freezer. For years now, we dreamed of updating our walk-in fridge and freezer for a few reasons. First, an upgrade was necessary to conform to the new city regulations of Montreal. Second, we wanted …