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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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Cookie treks the Great Wall of China!

One of the Seven Wonders of the World, The Great Wall of China has to be one of the most impressive building projects the world has ever known. Constructed by human hands over 2000 years ago, it stretches across a hilly region with long spurs and watch-towers often disappearing into the mists. This October, our very […]

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RRT donate to the Lincoln Food Bank

On 17th October 2019, the Lincoln RRT team met with members of the Lincoln Food Bank to donate a total of 40 RRT food boxes, the first donation of its kind by Lincoln RRT. The packing of these boxes was completed carefully in line with recommendations from the Trussell Trust, each box containing all of […]

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Cookie, RRT’s furry mascot has turned 1!

Happy 1st Birthday Cookie! 11th of May marked Cookie the Kookaburra’s first birthday! On Cookie’s debut as RRT’s global mascot, he set out to be a supportive, compassionate, community friend who always seeks to win the hearts and minds of our communities. Over the past year, Cookie has ‘flown in’ to hundreds if not thousands […]

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RRT’s June Newswire!

The Rapid Relief Team (RRT) and its volunteers continue to step up to the challenge to bring comfort and relief during this time to those impacted by COVID-19. But the global pandemic hasn’t stopped our volunteers from stepping in to serve emergency services responding to disasters.  Watch our June edition of the Newswire below to see […]

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Cookie, RRT’s furry mascot has turned 1!

Happy 1st Birthday Cookie! 11th of May marked Cookie the Kookaburra’s first birthday! On Cookie’s debut as RRT’s global mascot, he set out to be a supportive, compassionate, community friend who always seeks to win the hearts and minds of our communities. Over the past year, Cookie has ‘flown in’ to hundreds if not thousands […]

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RRT’s June Newswire!

The Rapid Relief Team (RRT) and its volunteers continue to step up to the challenge to bring comfort and relief during this time to those impacted by COVID-19. But the global pandemic hasn’t stopped our volunteers from stepping in to serve emergency services responding to disasters.  Watch our June edition of the Newswire below to see […]

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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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DE – RRT Gummersbach unterstützt bei der Anschaffung eines Gravity Chairs

Am Freitag den 12.06.2020 durfte RRT Frau Willmund und Sohn Paul einen Scheck über 120 Euro für die Anschaffung eines Gravity Chairs überreichen.Durch Jensläufe auf die Not von Paul aufmerksam geworden, entschloss sich RRT schnell, auch einen Beitrag zu den Kosten zu leisten. Zu Hause in Engelskirchen bei den Willmunds konnten wir uns ein Bild von der intensiven und liebevollen Betreuung Pauls durch seine Mutter […]

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RRT’s June Newswire!

The Rapid Relief Team (RRT) and its volunteers continue to step up to the challenge to bring comfort and relief during this time to those impacted by COVID-19. But the global pandemic hasn’t stopped our volunteers from stepping in to serve emergency services responding to disasters.  Watch our June edition of the Newswire below to see […]

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RRT Provides Food Boxes To Those Affected By COVID-19

The Rapid Relief Team (RRT) have stepped in to support those affected by the recent Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak by establishing emergency food-banks through their existing Food Box initiative for those who have been impacted by COVID-19. • Front-Line Healthcare Workers • Student Food Insecurity • Individuals and Families who are in Self Isolation • […]

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RRT June Newswire
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RRT’s June Newswire!

The Rapid Relief Team (RRT) and its volunteers continue to step up to the challenge to bring comfort and relief during this time to those impacted by COVID-19. But the global pandemic hasn’t stopped our volunteers from stepping in to serve emergency services responding to disasters.  Watch our June edition of the Newswire below to see […]

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