Gripping Marine Rescue in Vancouver BC

July 13th 2014 was a warm summer day in Vancouver British Columbia. Many residents and tourists took to the water to cool off and enjoy the beautiful evening in Horseshoe Bay. 30 mins drive north of downtown Vancouver, the peaceful waters of Horseshoe Bay sit amongst Vancouver’s coastal mountains. A local PBCC family chose to […]

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NZ Students Help Keep Rescue Helicopters Flying

The air was filled with the sound of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter as it descended onto the school field. For many seriously injured patients, this sound comes as a beacon of hope. However, this June day in 2014 it was only landing to collect the outstanding result of the fundraising efforts of the 184 students […]

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RRT BRASS BAND AND BBQ FOR THE SOUTHERN CROSS

On 16 August 2014, over 50 young RRT members gathered at the beautiful Southern Cross Nursing home to entertain the residents with music and provide them with a BBQ lunch. The choir, band and orchestra performed a wide range of songs as the residents …… Continue to read RRT Choir and Band at Southern Cross […]

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RRT Adelaide Visits Resthaven Nursing Home

RESIDENTS OVERWHELMED BY VISIT FROM RRT The residents and staff of the Resthaven Nursing Home in Adelaide were thrilled with the music and songs performed during a recent visit from 70 RRT volunteers. On a Saturday afternoon a few weeks ago, the volunteers gathered at the nursing home to entertain the residents. It was an […]

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Feeding the homeless in Penrith

Homelessness is on the rise throughout many areas of Sydney. Expensive housing, mental illness, addictions, unemployment, and the loss of loved ones are just a few reasons that some have no place to call home. On the 7th of September, the Rapid Relief Team in western Sydney, supported a local organisation; ‘Paying It Forward Homelessness […]

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RRT supports St Giles Hobart open day

On 23/08/2014, St Giles Hobart (Tasmania) hosted an open day for community, public and staff. RRT joined forces with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and Woolworths to provide food and entertainment to facilitate this event. St Giles was established in 1937, and provides services and support to children with disability and their families to ensure […]

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Nathalia Students Raise Thousands for Heart Foundation

Jump Rope for Heart is a physical activity and fundraising program that schools in Australia have the opportunity to participate in each year. Students are sponsored to complete skipping rope challenges, and the money they raise is donated to The Heart Foundation. The eleven students in years 3-6 from the Glenvale Campus of Nathalia in country Victoria embraced […]

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CENTRE BON ACCUEIL

In 2014, Centre Bon Accueil in central France was bought as a Plymouth Brethren school to cater for over 100 students. The buildings, steeped in history, have required a lot of restoration. Read on to learn more:  HISTORY In 1835 the boarding school “Notre-Dame” was established just outside the town of Vienne. It belonged to […]

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