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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 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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