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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 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 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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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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