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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 …

A super sweet intergenerational outing

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

Each year, members of Santropol Roulant’s community come together to celebrate the arrival of spring. This past April, the Roulant’s team invited our clients and volunteers to share a wonderful meal at Érablière Charbonneau. (Photos below!) On that sunny day, a group of close to 70 people headed to St-Grégoire in Montérégie form all corners of Montreal. There, a royal …

A big thanks to corporate volunteers from RGA and AOL

Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Corporate

As part of our volunteer program, we offer unique team building opportunities to companies looking to provide their employees with meaningful experiences in the community. We recently welcomed two groups of corporate volunteers to help us out with our Meals-on-Wheels service. On April 21st, 7 employees from RGA came to lend a hand, delivering meals on foot and by bike to …