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RRT ACROSS THE GLOBE IN 2019

The Rapid Relief Team (RRT) reached new heights in 2019, achieving above and beyond to support people in need right across the globe. New initiatives were launched, targets were met and we welcomed more countries to our widespread team. Together RRT volunteer teams across the globe served 327,266 meals at 1,649 events! This has set a new […]

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RRT Support Rock Solid Youth in Dunedin

The Rapid Relief Team in Dunedin were involved in supporting Rock Solid Youth Aotearoa on 30th October 2019. Rock Solid is about empowering youth and building resilience, they have been providing positive youth mentoring and youth development programmes to families in southern Dunedin since 2002. RRT provides those attending the group with a BBQ meal […]

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NZ – RRT of Warkworth Supports the 2019 Halberg Games

On Saturday 12th October, the Warkworth Rapid Relief Team supported the 2019 Halberg Games by providing lunch to the athletes and supporters. The Halberg Games is an annual three-day sports competition open to those aged from 8-21 with a physical or visual impairment. Hosted by the Halberg Foundation, the Games is a unique event in […]

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NZ – Ashburton supports Smiles 4 Miles

Fantastic event. On Saturday 31st August Ryal Bush Transport in Ashburton organised a riding day out especially for children with special needs and those who face day-to-day medical challenges. Once again the Rapid Relief Team was there for the 3rd year running, providing 440 free burgers for everyone. The team agreed it was the best […]

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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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RRT 2019 Across the Globe
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RRT ACROSS THE GLOBE IN 2019

The Rapid Relief Team (RRT) reached new heights in 2019, achieving above and beyond to support people in need right across the globe. New initiatives were launched, targets were met and we welcomed more countries to our widespread team. Together RRT volunteer teams across the globe served 327,266 meals at 1,649 events! This has set a […]

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RRT Supports Earthquake in Le Teil

The Rapid Relief Team in France were called into action on Tuesday 12 November 2019 after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit the French town of Le Teil. The team served 1,000 meals to those affected by the earthquake, thanks to the incredible efforts of 52 volunteers. “I had not heard about this organisation before – […]

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