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How to Help the Roulant

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels, News

With the new containment rules, seniors in Montreal need Santropol Roulant’s services even more. Here’s how you can help your community. Volunteering At the moment, the needs for volunteers are being met for the Roulant. If we have additional needs, we will reach out to the community again. We ask that you only call the Roulant if you already are …

This Winter, Volunteer!

Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

Come volunteer and help the Meals-on-Wheels service through the winter months. Even a day or two to spare would help! The Meals-on-Wheels service runs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.  There are morning cooking shifts, afternoon packaging shifts and afternoon delivery shifts. We typically need more help earlier in the week. If you would like to have a regular shift, …

The 2020 Meal Calendar is Online!

Meals-on-Wheels

From Lasagna to Lamb, chili to chicken pot pie… the Roulant’s 2020 Meals-on-Wheels Calendar is now online and features tried and tested classics, plus many new recipes that keep your community well fed all year round. Share it with someone you know who would like to receive meals, or with your network to show what the Roulant community accomplishes day …

2020, Appetizing Year!

Meals-on-Wheels

Crédit Photo Sandrine Corbeil 2019

2020 promises to be an exciting year for the Roulant community. Without revealing all the surprises that the year holds, here is a sample of what awaits you. Increased accessibility: The new entrance to the Roulant, including new automatic doors, will be ready for the AGM in March, we promise! Taking the right direction: Thanks to increased accessibility, it will …

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 …