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UK – RRT support Macmillan at Mighty Hike Walk

On Saturday 1st August, 187 walkers joined the ‘Mighty Hike’, a challenging hiking marathon of 26 miles through the picturesque Surrey Hills.  The walk started at 8am near Guildford, with rest stops every 6 or 7 miles and hot food at the finish line. The final walkers arrived in Redhill Memorial Park at 9pm. Since […]

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AU – Very Special Kids Fashion Sale

Based in the suburb of Malvern (Melbourne) Very Special Kids is set up to support the families of children suffering from serious and/or terminal illnesses.   Among other services, Very Special Kids runs a specialised hospice to provide the parents respite from the constant and demanding care requirements required for these afflicted children. Nearly 90% […]

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US – RRT Helps at June 6 Vision Walk in Cleveland OH

The Cleveland RRT Team was privileged to be involved in ‘the walk of a lifetime’ for many of the members who participated in the “Vision Walk” on June 6, 2015. The event was held at a beautiful part of the Lake Erie shoreline, not far from downtown Cleveland, Ohio. The VisionWalk Fundraising Event is to […]

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AU – Walk for Women’s Cancer

The annual ‘Walk for Women’s Cancer’ in the Sunshine Coast was started in 2004. The first year, the founder and 12 of her colleagues and family walked along the Sunshine Coast to raise money and awareness for those affected by women’s cancer. Over the years the Sunshine Coast Walk has grown to over 1,300 people, […]

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UK – Crewe RRT assists at Bosley Mill Fire & Explosion

At 9.12am emergency services received a call to alert them to a fire that had broken out at Wood Flour Mills in Bosley, near Macclesfield.  There were 2 loud explosions which shook nearby houses and are reported by locals to have sounded like loud thunder or an earthquake. The scene of devastation was quickly declared […]

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NZ – New Plymouth Special Children’s Extravaganza

On Saturday 11th July at 10.45am, 700 children and 300 caregivers came pouring in through the front doors of New Plymouth’s TSB Stadium for the annual Special Children’s Extravaganza. These Taranaki and Wanganui children, ranging from those who have life-threatening illnesses to the physically impaired or underprivileged, had just arrived for a fun day out. […]

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AU – SIDS and Kids Day

In Australia each year over 3,500 families experience the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or child, either through stillbirth or during the first month of life, from sudden unexpected death in infancy (SIDS or fatal sleeping accidents), SUDC (sudden unexpected death in childhood) or accident. In June many came from far and wide […]

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US – Walking for Wishes with RRT

The morning of Saturday July 18th dawned with a blue cloudless sky- quite different than last year’s rainy Walk for Wishes at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, in Cleveland, Ohio USA, according to  event coordinator Megan. The Make-A-Wish® event is set up for the non-profit organization dedicated to granting wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses. The […]

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UK – Jane Tomlinson Mini and Junior Fun Run Leeds

The Jane Tomlinson foundation is a fantastic charity that organises events across the country encouraging young people to participate in giving back to the community in which they live and helping raise money.  The event in Leeds on the 11th July 15 was no exception. In partnership with the Arena Group an exciting run was […]

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