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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 …

The 2018 meals-on-wheels calendar is here!

Meals-on-Wheels

Introducing… The 2018 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. What’s cooking? Developed by the meals-on-wheels team, the 2018 menu includes 30 flavourful and nutritious meals, from favourites like chicken pot pie to new dishes …

Thank You for a Festive Holiday Brunch!

Events, Meals-on-Wheels

Last Thursday, Meals-on-Wheels clients, volunteers and staff came together to share a warm and festive moment at the Roulant during our annual holiday brunch. This year, more than 90 guests attended the event and proved once again that this is the most appreciated client event at the Roulant. (Photos below!) Guests gathered in the office, beautifully decorated by volunteers and …

Holiday Volunteering at the Roulant – A Great Way to Give Back

Food, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Santropol, Volunteering - Corporate, Volunteering - Personal

The holidays are a special time when many wish to give back, and when the needs of organizations like the Roulant are the highest. At this time of year, isolated Meals-on-Wheels clients most relish Roulant meals and volunteers’ visits. If you are looking for a way to get involved in your community and give back over the holidays, come give …

Client Holiday Brunch – Seeking Volunteers

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

As the cold season arrives, we are getting ready to host the annual Holiday Brunch for our Meals-on-Wheels clients, on Thursday December 14th! 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 you share a traditional holiday meal (meat and vegetarian options available). You are welcome to sign-up for one …

Rounding out the agricultural season with a corporate coup de main

Agriculture, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Corporate

Throughout August and September, we were fortunate to have the support of ANSYS within both our Meals-on-Wheels Program and Agriculture Program. Not only did they donate financially to support our activities and services, but they helped prepare, package, deliver, and even grow the food that we serve to our clients. In total, 12 employees came to lend a hand over …

Apple Picking Fun

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors

On a blue sky day last September, a group of 42 hungry Santropol Roulant community members (clients, volunteers, staff, donors and board members!) of all ages piled into cars and drove to Mont St-Grégoire for apple picking. Participants sipped apple cider and dined on cheese crepes and waffles. Lunch was followed by a tractor tour of the orchard. Clients and volunteers marvelled …

A Big Thank You to our Summer Corporate Volunteers!

Agriculture, Meals-on-Wheels, Senneville Farm, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Corporate

As we are saying our last farewells to summer, we would like to thank five corporate groups for bringing their amazing energy and motivation to the Roulant these past two months. In July, we were fortunate to have 28 employees from the Montreal office of Morgan Stanley who volunteered for our Meals-on Wheels program. Along with our regular volunteers, they helped …

Your help needed! Intergenerational Apple Picking

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all our amazing volunteers!  Fall is just around the corner, and what better way to welcome it than spending a day in nature. As part of our series of intergenerational events, Santropol Roulant is organizing an apple picking event at an orchard outside of the city. Intergenerational events such as this one serve as unique opportunities to bring people …

Summer Intergen Celebration in Photos

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

On June 21st, we celebrated the start of the summer with an intergenerational picnic in the street. A total of 90 meals-on-wheels clients, volunteers and staff enjoyed a beautiful lunch of pulled pork sandwiches and fresh salads, prepared in our kitchen. With the opening of the Terrasses Roy, a public space and urban garden created by the borough, we were …