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RRT SUPPORTS 2019 NEW YORK WALK TO CURE LUPUS EVENT

Who doesn’t love a refreshing New York City Walk? The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum hosted the annual New York Walk with Us to Cure Lupus Fundraiser Event on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Although fundraising from this event will continue until the end of the year, $1.3 million has already been raised for the […]

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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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Rapid Relief Team serves 330 meals at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, January 29

Despite the end of the government shutdown, the Rapid Relief Team has continued to conduct their National Campaign to provide free meals to Federal Transport Security Administration (TSA) employees, all across the United States. On Tuesday, January 29th, RRT provided 330 meals to TSA Agents and other Federal employees at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). The news […]

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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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NZ – RRT assists firie’s battling Hawkes Bay blaze

The Rapid Relief Team of Hastings were only too pleased to help out the hard-working firefighters by providing meals over two days, starting from breakfast Wednesday morning through to Dinner Thursday evening. Seven “long duration” fires had started in the region since Friday 31st January. Volunteers and professional firefighters from Waipukurau, Waipawa and Hastings were […]

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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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