The Great Columbus Duck Race (and Run)

On Saturday, August 29, 2015, several thousand participants and volunteers, including over 30 RRT personnel, gathered at Creekside in the Gahanna town center for the 4th annual Columbus Duck Race & Run.  This event, which benefits The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, features 5k and 10k races, children’s races and a rubber duck race […]

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Purple Ride Stride in Minneapolis

6:00 AM brought a chilly autumn Minnesota morning upon the Purple Ride Stride volunteers and organizers. Amongst them were 28 members of RRT, gearing up for a successful day of support for the community. Purple Ride Stride Minnesota is a signature event of Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Purple Stride events raise awareness about the critical […]

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Tamworth Homeless Connect

With almost 1 in 5 children in New England, Northern NSW, living in poverty, the government services in the region are always looking for organisations to support them in providing assistance to those in need. Thursday the 6th August 2015 saw the Tamworth community set up for the local Homeless/Community Connect day. The event was […]

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Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb Fundraiser

Where were you when the world stopped turning…? 5th September was the date of the Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb at Crown Metropol Hotel where 343 ‘fireys’ completed a 28 floor stair climb to raise funds for the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, while also commemorating the 9/11 tragedy that claimed so many firefighters’ lives.  The 343 […]

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Hunter Homeless Connect Day at Newcastle

On Tuesday 4th of August 2015 Newcastle hosted the Hunter Homeless Connect Day at the Broadmeadow PCYC for homeless and disadvantaged in the area. The Governor General attended and his aide, Jo Dixon, who recognised the positive atmosphere and spoke of how wonderful it was that there was no air of stigma for anyone. Among […]

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Anywhere But a Bed Homeless Event at Frankston

Frankston, located 40km from Melbourne CBD, is a bustling, bayside town. Located right on the water, it is one of Melbourne’s most vibrant, accessible waterfront destinations.  Unfortunately, like many other communities, Frankston has a significant number of disadvantaged and needy people. The weather is frequently unpleasant during the winter months and this makes it hard […]

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Seattle Obliteride for Cancer Research

On August 9, 2015  twenty RRT volunteers arrived at Marymoor Park, in Redmond, Washington to support the Obliteride 2015 Bicycle Ride for Cancer Research fundraising. This event was organized by the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, who is the leader for Cancer Research in the Pacific Northwest. The 1,175 riders had a choice of five […]

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Sienna Cordell’s quest to walk

Sienna Cordell is an amazing little 5 year old girl, a triplet to Harrison and Grace, who was born with some disadvantages in life. She has severe cerebral palsy and hopes to have life changing surgery at St Louis Children’s Hospital in the US in October. The medical team led by Paediatric Neurosurgeon Dr TS […]

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US RRT at Relay For Life in Gothenburg

August 2nd, 2015 dawned a beautiful day, perfect for the Lincoln County Relay for Life Event. Held in North Platte, Nebraska, USA, the Relay for Life event was set to kick off at 5:00 pm that evening. The Gothenburg RRT Team was there, ready to lend a helping hand. The American Cancer Society Relay for […]

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Down and Dirty Obstacle Course in Edmonton Canada

Around 8:30 am on August 15th, volunteers from the RRT team in Edmonton Alberta arrived at Sunridge Ski and Snowboard area in the heart of the Edmonton River Valley. They were there to assist with the operations at the Down and Dirty Obstacle Course Fundraising Event. The Down and Dirty Obstacle Course is hosted by […]

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