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The 2023 Meal Calendar Is Now Available!

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

Whether you’re perusing the printed or the online version, the Roulant’s calendar is more than a simple schedule of meals. Above all, it’s a tool that gives clients decision-making power over their food so that what they are eating is in line with their dietary preferences and restrictions. It’s also a great tool for learning more about Santropol Roulant’s mission …

What’s Cooking in 2022!

Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels

Every year the Roulant releases a new meal calendar, and 2022 is no different! Sprinkled with community photos and exciting new menu items, the calendar represents change for the Meals-on-Wheels clients as much as it does for our kitchen. At the heart is the desire to improve individual food security through delicious, varied, affordable meals, and to offer engaging experiences …

Fresh Ingredients All Year Long

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

Since 2012, the Roulant has been one of the 288 organizations supported by Moisson Montréal, the largest food bank in Quebec. The only financial exchange of this partnership is an annual share of $5 which allows the Roulant to obtain quality ingredients all year long, free of charge. As a food bank, Moisson Montréal collects donations of food and basic …

Volunteering to Deliver Meals

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

For her last blog post, follow Adeline taking part in a delivery shift for Santropol Roulant. I couldn’t wait to try out meal delivery with the Roulant. This is a shift that takes place in the afternoon, from approximately 2:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. As this was my first time doing the deliveries, I was asked to arrive 30 minutes …

Cooking with Adeline

Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

This week, Adeline tells us about her experience in the kitchen preparing meals. The meal preparation takes place in the morning, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. That way the food assembly and the deliveries can be conveniently done in the afternoon. When I arrived at the Roulant, an employee greeted me and directed me to the kitchen. I met …

The Roulant Extends to the East


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 …

Lead the Meals-on-Wheels Team!

Job Postings, Meals-on-Wheels, Staff

Meals-on-Wheels Manager We’re looking for a Meals-on-Wheels manager who will lead the charge of expanding our Meals-on-Wheels program with the support of the volunteer and client sides of our Meals-on-Wheels team. If you have experience working leading people in a highly collaborative environment, and understand project management and program development in the social service sector, this might be the perfect …

Caring for the Community

Job Postings, Meals-on-Wheels

Client Community Coordinator Our Culture Get ready to immerse yourself in a mindset of gratitude and care, and to embrace uncertainty, nuance and imperfection. We’re a small organization with lots of activity, creativity and big ideas, and we’re focused on connecting people, authentic relating and living our values as best we can. The Roulant treats people as gifts and takes …

The 2021 Calendar is Here


The Roulant calendar is more than just a meal calendar. It is a food empowerment tool that allows our clients to choose their meals, according to their own preferences. This year, we have chosen to print the calendars in colours, in order to be able to showcase the archives photos they contain.

More Wheels, More Meals

COVID19, Fundraising, Meals-on-Wheels, Senneville Farm

As the need in the community for an accessible, affordable, nutritious food service increased, we looked for ways to scale up the Meals-on-Wheels program to serve more meals than ever before, all while ensuring the safety of clients and volunteers through physical distance and increased sanitary measures. One solution was to split up our delivery routes. Suddenly, our seven delivery …

A Supercharged Meals-on-Wheels

Meals-on-Wheels, Staff

6 people are lining up with items used for volunteer shifts

So much has happened in the last six months, both in the world around us and at Santropol Roulant. Yet, things are still rolling full speed at the Rouant, thanks to the incredible work of volunteers and staff, nourishing vulnerable and isolated Montrealers. Thank you! In March, the entire Roulant community mobilized unlike ever before to ensure the safe continuity …