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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!

Featured, 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, Featured, 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, Featured, 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, Featured, 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, Featured, 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, Featured, 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 …

A generous donation from Opus Bike

Biking, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

Opus Bike has generously donated four extraordinary city bikes, including the Classico 2, two Zermatts, and a Porto for Meals-on-Wheels purposes! As you may know, bikes are essential for some of our volunteers who deliver meals to our Meals-on-Wheels clients. As soon as the bikes are ready to hit the road, anyone going on deliveries will be able to enjoy them. …

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 …