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An elevator to the rooftop garden

Featured, 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, Featured, 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

2016 AGM: OFFICIAL INVITATION!

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, News, Volunteering - Personal

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) this year will take place on Thursday March 31, 2016, starting at 5:15pm, and you are all invited! Don’t miss the most important governance event of the year! Here is your Official Invitation! Also, take a look at the Meeting’s Agenda. The AGM is much more than an annual discussion about our hopes and dreams, …

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2016 AGM: CALLING ALL CANDIDATES!

Communications, Events, News, Volunteering - Personal

Are you a member of the Roulant? Would you like to further your involvement in the Roulant by joining the Board of Directors? Submit your application to run for election at our next Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday March 31st, 2016! During the AGM, members of the Roulant – that is, anyone who has been a client, volunteer, staff …

Board of Directors: Thank you Dave, Welcome Suzanne!

News, Volunteering - Personal

The Roulant’s Board of Directors recently experienced a transition, as Dave McNeil stepped down as Treasurer of the Board, and Suzanne Bourque was selected as a replacement. Santropol Roulant’s Board is legally responsible for overall governance, and provides leadership, direction, and oversight for the development of long-term strategic plans and organizational policies. They’re also responsible for supporting the organization’s financial …

Our Volunteers in the News!

Audio, Kitchen, News, Volunteering - Personal

We recently had the opportunity to host Myriam Fimbry, a journalist from Radio-Canada’s Desautels le dimanche, at the Roulant. Myriam interviewed Halia Flores, Lola Montes and Andrea Strom-Rancourt, three of our Meals-on-Wheels volunteers, about their involvement in our Volunteer Program. In particular, the radio piece focused on how newcomers use volunteering as a way to integrate into their new home and …

Price Change & Sliding Scale!

Meals-on-Wheels, News, Seniors

On September 1st, 2015, our meal price rose to $5.50. This increase of $1 is the first since 2010! Also launching this September, we’re thrilled to be introducing a sliding scale for our Meals-on-Wheels program this fall! Modeled after our successful community supported agriculture (CSA) basket sliding scale, the Roulant is working to better reflect the diverse financial realities of our …