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Volunteer Program Transitions

News, Staff, Volunteering - Personal

After seven years at the Roulant, our Volunteer Program Coordinator Ben Finkelberg, will be leaving the organization in July. In his own words: “I have been fortunate during my time here to meet many incredible people involved with the Volunteer Program, and to welcome so many more. I have been continually impressed and humbled by the spirit and dedication of …

Changes to the Team

News, Staff

So much is happening at the Roulant these days! In this giant team update, join us in welcoming a new member to the team, learn about other changes in the staff, and send fond farewells to a few people who have moved on to new things. Learn more about these and other members of our team on our Staff page. Thank …

Thank you for a magical Masked Pumpkin Gala!

Events, News

Last Thursday, amidst pumpkins, cornstalks, candles and fall leaves, our Masked Pumpkin Gala dreams came true. What a night it was! Close to 340 guests, clients, volunteers and staff came together to celebrate in style, contributing $24,000 for food security and social inclusion in Montreal. Many of you were adorned with beautiful, creative masks and costumes, taking the masked pumpkin …

Welcoming Martine and Sarah

News, Staff

Join us in welcoming two new members to the team in the Meals on Wheels program and the kitchen! Learn more about these and other members of our team on our Staff page.

Call for Candidates: Treasurer of the Board of Directors

Governance, News, Volunteering - Personal

The Santropol Roulant Board of Directors is seeking a new member to fill the role of Treasurer, beginning in October 2017. The Board provides leadership, direction and oversight through, for example, the development of long-term strategic plans and organizational policies. In particular, the Treasurer is responsible for reviewing financial results and making recommendations to the board regarding financial decisions and …


An elevator to the rooftop garden

News, Offices

Flashback to 7 years ago In August 2010, a colorful parade brought together staff members, volunteers, donors, and partners as the Roulant community moved from its small space on Duluth Street to the building at 111 rue Roy East, which has become such an important part of the organization’s fabric. Back then, we realized that our communities needed “spaces that …

Save the Date – The Roulant’s 2017 Gala

Events, News

The event you have been waiting for is back again this year! Please mark your calendars for Santropol Roulant’s annual fundraising gala on Thursday, November 2nd 2017. What: A fun-filled night of music, food and prizes to help support the work of the Roulant Who: All who love to celebrate and strengthen food security and social inclusion in Montreal When: …

A warm welcome to Stacey and Camille!

Fundraising, News, Staff

Join us in welcoming two new members to the team in Social Entrepreneurship and Fundraising! We also want to thank Deanna for everything she’s accomplished at the Roulant and wish her all the best as she heads back to school. Thank you! Learn more about these and other members of our team on our Staff page.

Invitation to Rue Fermier 2017!

Agriculture, Events, Market, News

On July 20th, Santropol Roulant will open its doors to the public for it’s annual summer community event, Rue Fermier. Come by the Roulant to take part in the activities and learn more about what we do! When: July 20th between 4pm and 8pm Where: 111 rue Roy east, on Roy street between Coloniale and De Bullion Cost: Free entry …


Calling all volunteers – come help out on a regular basis at the Roulant

Food, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, News, Volunteering - Personal

As you may know, our Volunteer Program has a two-tier sign-up system for those who help out in the kitchen and on meal deliveries. Some volunteers help out on an occasional basis while others do so on a regular basis. We are currently seeking to increase our base of recurrent volunteers who wish to have a weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, or other regular …


Les Fruits défendus – back for a 6th season

Agriculture, Fruits Défendus, News, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Les Fruits defendus, the Roulant’s urban fruit harvesting collective, is back for its 6th season! About the collective If you didn’t already know, we are an all volunteer-led collective and have been part of Santropol Roulant since 2011. The collective is guided by a group of core members who meet weekly to make decisions and create space for young, engaged …

Democracy in action: The Roulant’s AGM

Events, Governance, News

On March 31st, our space was emptied of desks and filled with humans, ballot boxes and food for our Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM is a unique opportunity for clients, volunteers, donors, staff and board members to discuss programming, governance and financial oversight of the Roulant. The evening was full of presentations, food & dialogue. The community got a …