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Ashburton supports RYDA

RYDA is a not for profit organisation that has developed a programme to help educate young people about road safety as they approach that period in their life when they start driving a car and ride as a passenger in a car driven by one of their peers. The RYDA team came to the Ashburton Hotel […]

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Hutt supports the Wainui Tough Guy + Gal Challenge

Nothing beats the challenge of sloshing through mud for a family in need! That’s what the Tough Guy & Gal Challenge on 22-25 May at Camp Wainui (Wainuiomata Hill, Hutt Valley) was all about; with enthusiastic competitors running an off-road course through water-trails, barbed-wire obstacles, swamps and bush-trails each day. The first two days of […]

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Whangarei Soulfood – Meals for the homeless

Whangarei Soulfood is a charity run entirely on donations that has provided food and care to the homeless and needy in the area for the past six years. Charity founders Rochelle and Chris Hewines are committed to providing meals twice a week on Monday and Friday nights, as well as food parcels for those who […]

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NZ PRIME MINISTER SUPPORTS RRT CHARITY

New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, today showed her support for the Rapid Relief Team (RRT) who have been feeding hundreds of emergency services personnel and Defence staff battling forest fires in the New Zealand Nelson-Tasman region. Since Tuesday, local NZ RRT volunteers have been handing out 700 free meals, and nearly 1500 drinks including […]

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AU – RRT Penrith Supports Coleman Greig Challenge – September 19

Rapid Relief Team AU Penrith were onsite supporting the Coleman Greig Challenge event on the morning of Friday 20th September. The Coleman Greig Challenge: Corporate for Community is Western Sydney’s largest charity race for children with special needs and newborn care, it is an opportunity for businesses to come together to run, ride or walk in the beautiful Parramatta Park […]

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The Great Nidd Bike Ride participants enjoy refreshments by Harrogate RRT

On Saturday 14th September, riders on The Great Nidd Bike Ride enjoyed welcome refreshments provided by Harrogate RRT. This challenging 50-mile ride takes the participants through beautiful Yorkshire countryside, including some gruelling hill climbs, so the refreshment stop was much appreciated! The ride starts from The Station Hotel in Birstwith and follows the River Nidd […]

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DE – RRT Endbach übergibt 300 Wasserflaschen an die Freiwillige Feuerwehr in Oberscheld

Am 09.09.2019 übergab RRT Endbach 300 Wasserflaschen an die Freiwillige Feuerwehr in Oberscheld. Die Kollegen der Feuerwehr freuten sich sehr über die Unterstützung und die Spende der Wasserflaschen, welche nun in den Einsatzfahrzeugen und im Vereinshaus den Durst der hilfsbereiten Mannschaft stillen wird. RRT freut sich, auch in der Gemeinde im nahen Umkreis Hilfe bieten […]

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DE – RRT grillt mehr als 1000 Burger für die Waldbrandhelden in Lübtheen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Am vergangenen Mittwoch (03.07.2019) sind 25 Mitglieder von RRT Bad Endbach, Düsseldorf, Siegen und Gummersbach mit zwei Anhängern und einem Kühlfahrzeug nach Lübtheen angereist, um die inzwischen mehr als 2.000 Brandbekämpfer vor Ort mit den leckeren RRT-Burger zu versorgen. Der Brand war am Sonntag ausgebrochen und hatte sich bei großer Hitze, angetrieben von kräftigen Winden, rasch […]

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RRT BBQ Fundraiser For Stonewall Hospital On June 1st

On Saturday, June 1st, RRT Stonewall had the opportunity to assist the local hospital get much closer to meeting their fundraising target for new medical equipment. Stonewall is a town in Manitoba, Canada, with a population of less than 5,000, so The Stonewall Hospital Staff were grateful when RRT stepped in to support their Fundraising Campaign. […]

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RRT Columbus Serves Summer Lunches for GRIN in July 2019

GRIN is a local Charity located in Gahanna Ohio, that supports the families in the community who ‘live below the line’ and cannot always afford a meal every day. GRIN ensures that these kids get meals provided from the school cafeteria during normal school operations, but during the long summer holidays they reach out to […]

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