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The Relaunch of Mise au Point

Meals-on-Wheels, News

In 2015, we began working on the longest research and development project for the Meals-on-Wheels program, “Mise au point”, which was built in order to improve our services. At that time, we launched a micro website to share our results and online tools with the community. Sadly, the site became corrupt and all the information was lost. This is why …

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Reminder: Plastic bags

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

At the Roulant, we are always in need and in search of plastic bags. If you have any lying around at home collecting dust, and want to give them a second life, please come by to see us at 111 Roy St. East. The reason for this is that during meal deliveries, we sometimes have to leave our fresh and delicious …

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 …

Donate your plastic bags

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

At the Roulant, we are always in need and in search of plastic bags. If you have any lying around at home collecting dust, and want to give them a second life, please come by to see us at 111 Roy St. East. The reason for this is that during meal deliveries, we sometimes have to leave our fresh and delicious …

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 …

SEEKING YOUR PLASTIC BAGS

Meals-on-Wheels

Do you unwittingly, and unwantingly, collect plastic bags until they overflow under your sink or in your cupboards? Fret not; they can have a second and even a third life. During meal deliveries, we sometimes have to leave our fresh and delicious meals at our client’s doors, hanging in plastic bags. You see where this is going, eh? Please bring your extra plastic bags to the …

Project Imagination – a huge success!

Events, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

We recently had the pleasure of hosting an evening of art and conversation, in celebration of the work of George Harris, architect and member of our Meals-on-Wheels client community. This evening was titled Project Imagination and was the brainchild of the Roulant’s satellite student group – McGill Students for Santropol Roulant. In their own words: Project Imagination started out as …

It’s Sugar Shack time!

Events, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

Join us for our annual intergenerational maple syrup feast during the day on April 19th 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: BUDDIES : Meals-on-wheels clients joining us for the event will be paired with a …

Project Imagination – Architecture & Art Pop-Up Expo

Events, Meals-on-Wheels

McGill Students for Santropol Roulant, a student club associated with the Roulant, will be holding a special event on Thursday April 5th, from 6:00-9:00pm, with the goal of destigmatizing mental illness through art, self-expression and community. This will be an art expo launch party celebrating the work and achievements of George Harris. George is a Meals-on-Wheels client at Santropol Roulant who …

Centre de l’auto Beaumont – Our partners who keep us rolling!

Meals-on-Wheels

Since 2014, our friends at the Centre de l’auto Beaumont (newly affiliated with Monsieur Muffler) are our partners in transport. The management team – Jean Duchesneau, Jean-Pierre Brassard, Daniel Chassé, Ronald Vargas, as well as all of the auto mechanics, help us throughout the entire year to maintain one of our two meal delivery vehicles. Thanks to them, we can continue …

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 …