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Project for Awesome!

Communications, Meals-on-Wheels, Press & Media, Video

For this year’s Project for Awesome, Felix talks with Meghan Gilmore, director of development at Santropol Roulant, about what the non-profit and what it does.  For more information about Project for Awesome and to vote for the video about Santropol Roulant click here!  

Flash Meals-on-Wheels Internship

Food, Job Postings, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors

You want to be an integral part of helping us deliver on our mission to break social isolation and improve food security and community engagement in Montreal? If so, then apply to be our Meals-on-Wheels Intern position! It’s a 10 weeks contract, starting mi-January. The deadline to apply is January 3rd. This is a subsidized position. To be eligible to …

Support Santropol Roulant This Holiday Season!

Fundraising, Meals-on-Wheels

People Food Community! Santropol Roulant has a vision of a well-nourished city where everyone has access to good food, meaningful relationships and a sense of belonging and community. This past year the scope of our work increased thanks to the energy, ideas and commitment brought by our growing community of inspired and engaged individuals. As our good friend, volunteer and donor, …

New and Familiar Faces

Categorize Me!, Meals-on-Wheels, Publications, Seniors, Stories, Volunteering - Personal

Extra! Extra! The new issue of Words-on-Wheels, our client-member newsletter, is hot off the press! In this latest edition, titled “New and Familiar Faces,” we feature cover model Mrs Shanker, introduce new team members and interview one of our longest-running volunteers, the one and only, Matt B. In addition to meal delivery, community events, phone chats, surveys and more, W-o-W is …

Amplifying Voices Video #5: Meals-on-Wheels

Amplifying Voices, Communications, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors, Stories, Video, Volunteering - Personal

Amplifying Voices is a video project that explores the lives and realities of six seniors who receive meals-on-wheels from Santropol Roulant. Santropol Roulant: This mini video showcases how Jan, Anne, Alda, Augustine and Rosanne use Santropol Roulant’s meals-on-wheels service. Who participated? Santropol Roulant’s meals-on-wheels clients and volunteers collaborated to create these videos. While the clients provided the content by sharing their …

Amplifying Voices Video #2: Day-to-Day and Pastimes

Amplifying Voices, Communications, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors, Stories, Video, Volunteering - Personal

 Amplifying Voices is a video project that explores the lives and realities of six seniors who receive meals-on-wheels from Santropol Roulant. Day-to-day and Pastimes: This video focuses mostly at time spent alone. What does a typical day look like, what brings pleasure and pride, and what is more difficult?   Who participated? Santropol Roulant’s meals-on-wheels clients and volunteers collaborated to create these …

Amplifying Voices Video #1: Meet the Stars

Amplifying Voices, Communications, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors, Statistics, Stories, Video, Volunteering - Personal

Amplifying Voices is a video project that explores the lives and realities of six seniors who receive meals-on-wheels from Santropol Roulant. Meet the characters: Our six stars share a bit about who they are, where they come from and what they’re about. Kateri Décary, Meals-on-Wheels Director at Santropol Roulant, tells us a bit about the meals-on-wheels clients.   Who participated? Santropol Roulant’s meals-on-wheels …

Apple Picking Recap

Categorize Me!, Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

On October 17th, a group of 60 Santropol Roulant community members (clients, volunteers, staff, donors and board members!) ages 8 months to 90+ years, went apple picking in Mont St-Grégoire. We dined on buckwheat crepes, toured the orchard by tractor, marvelled at the colourful leaves and picked a variety of apples.   To top things off, Pierre-Vincent and Mira-Clair treated us …

Intergenerational Apple-Picking Event

Events, Food, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

Santropol Roulant is proud to announce that we’ve added a fourth intergenerational event to our 2013 calendar!  Our intergenerational events such as the holiday brunch, summer brunch, and sugar shack outing serve as unique opportunities to bring people together across generations and cultures. Next Thursday October 17th, meals-on-wheels clients, staff and volunteers will venture to a local apple orchard just 45 …