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Liverpool RRT Support The Whitechapel Centre

The team from Liverpool RRT came to the rescue to help support a fundraising event for The Whitechapel Centre of Liverpool, after the original venue hosts pulled out last minute. RRT provided breakfast for 100 participants, while Liverpool PBCC also stepped in to donate the hire of a toilet trailer for the day. The fundraiser […]

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RRT assists at NOAH during Storm Dennis

The local RRT team served over 100 meals for the homeless in Luton, at the Noah Welfare Centre on Saturday 15th February. Hot meals were particularly welcome in the strong winds and heavy rain of Storm Dennis. Storm Dennis brought difficult weather conditions across the UK, with multiple amber and yellow warnings in force highlighting the risk […]

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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 Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotlands

On Saturday 25th January, Kirkcaldy RRT was happy to support Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland, at their Rabbie Burns Firewalk Challenge. Over 75 Burger Meals we served and approximately £150 in donations raised at this fundraising event. More About Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland seeks to increase public awareness and understanding of individuals […]

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RRT Coventry Support Anesis

On the 24th November the Coventry RRT Team provided much needed encouragement to the homeless and those less fortunate – serving hot meals, hot drinks, bottled water and winter clothing packs, in support of local charity Anesis, who provide a meal every Sunday in Coventry City Centre. More About the Work of Anesis Anesis is […]

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RRT Supports Flooding in Doncaster

The village of Fishlake near Doncaster is one of the areas severely affected by the devastating floods that have hit residents and communities across South Yorkshire. RRT volunteers were called into action on Tuesday (12th Nov) afternoon. After navigating their way through flooded lanes and streets, the team quickly set up in Fishlake and began […]

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RRT Supports COVID-19 Crisis

Rapid Relief Team volunteer, Lester Sharples, recently spoke with ABC to share the relief efforts RRT have been providing to people in self-isolation for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).   Lending a helping hand to people in crisis is at the heart of what we do at RRT, whether it is for people affected by fire, […]

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Bushfire Relief Reached New Heights

RRT volunteers worked harder than ever before throughout Australia’s catastrophic bushfire season which took the lives of 34 people, burnt 46 million acres of land and destroyed nearly 3,000 homes. During the constant devastation and loss, emergency services and people affected by the bushfires were met with a smile and served quality food and refreshments, […]

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RRT NZ & Eeny Meeny School Stationery Program

Many New Zealand schools and families cannot afford basic stationery for their children to learn at school, which is essential in preparing them for their future. This year RRT NZ has worked together with Eeny Meeny to provide the essential stationery items for children in need. Manurewa West Primary school in Auckland is an example […]

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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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