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Looking for senior mentors

Seniors, Urban Agriculture

The Roulant is looking for three senior community members who are interested in education related to agriculture and food for children. Mentors will be paired with a kindergarten group from the Pizza Garden project and will work with Adrienne to support her in facilitating the planned workshops. This is a paid opportunity available from December 2023 to March 2024, with …

The Most Wonderful of Holiday Gifts

Events, Seniors

December was an exciting month full of Roulant events. Scroll down to check out the heartwarming snapshots and beautiful moments captured by our wonderful photographers! Intergenerational Holiday Brunch After almost a three-year pause, we celebrated the return of our annual Intergenerational Holiday Brunch on December 8th! Sixty clients, volunteers, staff, and long-time friends gathered around a brunch cooked with love …

Festive Invitations!

Events, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

As the first snowflakes start to cover our sidewalks and mark the end of the year, it’s time for us to get ready to host not one but two holiday events! These intergenerational events are a great opportunity for our Meals-on-Wheels clients and volunteers to meet up and enjoy a delicious holiday meal and some crafts activities. Holiday Brunch What: …


Community (Day)Tour

News, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

On the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons, the Roulant takes the community (Day)Tour. A nod to a city’s roadworks and to the contribution of the community sector in response to the pandemic, the Community (Day)Tour will be an opportunity for the Roulant and its community to come together virtually! This fall-flavoured event will allow the community to …

An Amazing Brunch for an Extraordinary Community!

Events, Seniors

Klaus et Chris échangent lors du brunch

On December 12, Santropol Roulant community gathered for the traditional Holiday Brunch. Nearly 100 guests including clients and their friends and families, volunteers and staff were present. This event allows for the members of the Roulant community to exchange and build bridges between generations while sharing a hearthy home cooked meal. Thanks to everyone who was involved in the success …

Volunteer at the Holiday Brunch

Events, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

As the first snowflakes appear, we know it’s time to get ready to host the annual Holiday Brunch for our Meals-on-Wheels clients! This year’s brunch will be on Thursday, December 12th. 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 we share a traditional holiday meal …

A Dialogue On Dysphagia

Events, Kitchen, Seniors

In our Meals-on-Wheels program, we have lots of experience accommodating our meals to people with various dietary restrictions and preferences, but we are continually trying to offer a better and safer service. In that regard, we invite you to a presentation on how to adapt food for people with swallowing difficulties. Part of Projection Week, a week of events touching …

Apple Picking In The Rain

Events, Seniors

The Fall Intergenerational Event was held on September 26th, gathering around fifty clients, volunteers and staff. The event was at Vergers Denis Charbonneau in Mont-Saint-Grégoire. Despite the rain, the community gathered around an incredible meal and shared stories. There is nothing to stop the Roulant’s community! Relive the event with these pictures :

Fall Intergenerational Event

Events, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all our amazing volunteers! With Fall slowly coming back, we are planning our annual outing to the apple orchards. Keeping with tradition, we will head out of the city and visit the Vergers Charbonneau for another great intergenerational event.  Outings such as this one serve as a unique opportunities to bring people together across generations and cultures and gather …

Save the Date! Golden Gala Fundraiser 2019

Events, Fundraising, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors

Are you ready to shine, dazzle, and party for a good cause? We’re excited to invite you to this year’s golden-themed fundraiser, where you can dress to impress and make a difference by ensuring the golden years of senior Montrealers are healthy and enjoyable! Mark your calendars for Friday, September 20, 2019 for an unforgettable Golden Gala to help us …

Sugar Shack Outing

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors

Every Spring, an intergenerational delegation of Santropol’s community members heads out for our annual Sugar Shack outing. This year was no exception as we drove to Mont-Saint-Grégoire on the south shore of Montreal in an uncertain, but forgiving weather. We do this because we strongly believe in reinforcing social inclusion and providing a sense of belonging to everyone through social …

Holiday Brunch Photos

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors

Happy New Year and Happy Holidays to all again! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season. Last month, we held our annual Holiday Brunch party at the Roulant, which ended up being the highest turnout ever! Over 40 of our Meals-on-Wheels clients attended the brunch, along with countless wonderful volunteers who helped prepare for the event over the course …