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Galt RRT Helps at the Cambridge Coldest Night of the Year

On Saturday, February 25, 2017, the Galt RRT members were privileged to assist in the Cambridge “Coldest Night of the Year”.  This is a family-friendly walk that is held annually to raise funds and awareness for the less fortunate citizens. This year they went beyond their goal and raised over $4,000,000 in funds for the […]

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Vancouver And Abbotsford RRT Hydrates The Community

On September 16, RRT set up a tent, some tables and buckets of water bottles in a field close to a public walkway in downtown Vancouver. Soaring temperatures raced across the province of BC this summer, setting records and driving thousands of people from all over to lakes, pools and beaches. This year, the months […]

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Oxbow RRT Hosts a Barbecue to Raise Funds for the STARS Organization Sept 23, 2017

On Saturday, September 23, Rapid Relief Team (RRT) volunteers hosted a barbecue in Oxbow to raise funds and show support for STARS an amazing organization. STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service) is a non-profit helicopter air ambulance organization, and is notably recognized throughout the rural communities of Western Canada. With STARS, people living in rural […]

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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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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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