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Montrealers Helping Montrealers – Donate Today!

Featured, Fundraising, Video

With a sound economic climate, Montrealers can rest easy knowing that this year has had good financial health. This may have also benefited you. During these prosperous times, especially over the holidays, families often take the opportunity to invest financially in their well-being or that of their loved ones in ways they couldn’t have done before, both for the short …

Food preservation with Isabelle, as seen on TV

Food Preservation, Kitchen, Kitchen Workshops, Recipes, Video

Food preservation can be easy and fun! Watch Isabelle, our Food Preservation Coordinator, as she leads a canning and sauerkraut making segment on Curieux Bégin. She shares two of her favourite easy recipes rose and cardamom apple slices and turmeric sauerkraut.  The show also covers canned terrine and meatball making in a pressure canner, so it’s great for water bath canners …

Meals-on-Wheels: Home & Community Care

Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors, Video

Did you know that our Meals-on-Wheels program is part of a continuum of services that contributes to home care, like cleaning support, health care service, pharmaceuticals deliveries, etc. The people that use these services are often, seniors, post hospitalisation patients, those who suffer from degenerative disease, mental health challenges or have reduced mobility. Staying at home is a less costly alternative for …

Meals-on-Wheels Stories – Donate this December!

Fundraising, Meals-on-Wheels, Video

As the city is gently covered in its winter coat, we wish to share the daily reality of two meals-on-wheels clients. These two stories are examples of the many narratives that we hear each day, and highlight the impact that you can have in meeting the essential needs of those living with a loss of autonomy and in social isolation. …

Movie Screening – Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Agriculture, Events, Video

McGill Students on Wheels will be hosting a Moo-vie screening of the documentary Cowspiracy at Santropol Roulant. This film explores the animal agriculture industry and climate change. According to the filmmakers, animal agriculture is responsible for eighteen percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, more than the combined exhaust from transportation. When: Thursday Nov 5th, doors at 7:00pm, screening begins at …

Countdown to the Harvest Moon Gala!

Events, Food, Fundraising, Video

Drum roll please! The Harvest Moon Gala is coming up on Thursday October 29th: just one week away! If you haven’t picked up your ticket yet, now is the time to do so. We’re counting on your support! To purchase tickets, swing by the office or buy online: Attending the Harvest Moon Gala is definitely about having fun, but it’s also a …

Film Screening “Queen of the Sun”

Agriculture, Beekeeping Collective, Events, Urban Agriculture, Video

Film Screening “Queen of the Sun” Yes, fall is approaching and the weather is cooling down, but it’s not too late for cinema under the stars! Santropol Roulant’s Beekeeping Collective cordially invites you to a projection of the movie “Queen of the Sun” on our outdoor terrace. Where: 111, Roy Est, on the terrace When: Septembre 24, 8:00 p.m. Cost: 5$ …

Centraide Solidaires 2015

Fruits Défendus, News, Video, Volunteering - Personal, Youth

Last Thursday, a crew from the Roulant had the pleasure of attending Centraide’s Gala. The annual recognition event showcases the exceptional work of fundraising partners and the community organizations they support. We were honoured that one of our long-time volunteers, Tássia Camões, was recognized for her leadership and outstanding contributions to the Santropol Roulant community. The Solidaire NextGen is awarded …

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Highlights of the Harvest Gala

Events, Featured, Food, Fundraising, Seniors, Senneville Farm, Video

What an incredible evening we spent together on October 23. We feasted on a delicious harvest meal, celebrated the Roulant’s community and the intergenerational dance party continued late into the night! The Harvest Gala was a sold out event with over 300 supporters, volunteers and clients in attendance. A special thank you to everyone who bought clients for our client-members …

Portes ouvertes, rue Fermier: A Community Success

Agriculture, Categorize Me!, Communications, Events, Featured, Food, Fundraising, Kitchen, News, Press & Media, SantroVelo, Senneville Farm, Video, Volunteering - Personal

More than 500 neighbours, friends and new visitors flocked to the festive Roy street on July 31 for one of the Roulant’s largest events to date! They participated in workshops, tasted and voted on the appetizers of the Iron Chef competition and danced the night away. We saw a beautiful example the the unifying power of food and our shared …

Film Screening & Discussion: Tonight!

Amplifying Voices, Events, Video

We’re excited to announce our upcoming film screening featuring two short films that explore some of the realities of being a senior. Amplifying Voices (bilingual) is a series of mini videos made by volunteers and features Roulant meals-on-wheels clients. After the film, we’ll discuss the videos and have a Q&A with the participants. The second film, Un jour ou l’autre (with English subtitles) focuses on a Quebecois …