The Rapid Relief Team (RRT) has again showed their support for the Pollie Pedal 2019, which sees politicians this year ride hundreds of kilometres for the charity Soldier On.
The ride kicked off yesterday morning in Currumbin and will finish in Brisbane next Sunday 21 July, riding through regional communities in Queensland and Northern New South Wales to raise funds and awareness to support those who have served our nation.
The RRT’s volunteers provided free breakfast for up to 100 riders at the event, serving up a bacon and egg rolls and barista made coffees to participants and volunteers.
RRT volunteers from the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church (PBCC) have been involved with Pollie Pedal since 2015, making this the fourth year the RRT have volunteered at the event.
The RRT will be supporting a total of seven Pollie Pedal events this year across Queensland with upcoming rides in Warwick, Toowoomba, Dalby, Kingaroy and Nambour.
Lloyd Grimshaw from the PBCC said the RRT always looked forward to contributing to this worthy event.
“Being a Christian charity, this year’s Pollie Pedal is the perfect vehicle for us to manifest our values of kindness and compassion by helping raise funds and awareness to support those who have served our nation,” Mr Grimshaw said.
“It is great to see so many influential people coming together within their communities for a charitable cause. And we hope our help goes a small way towards helping others and making their life a little bit easier,” he said.
Pollie Pedal was established in 1998 and for 22 years has given Members of Parliament a chance to connect with people outside of capital cities and off the beaten track whilst raising funds for good causes.
The proceeds of Pollie Pedal 2019 will go towards developing Soldier On’s rehabilitation facilities, which means your support this year will make a big difference for many years to come.
Every day in some small way, RRT volunteers offer a helping hand to those in need. For more information about the Rapid Relief Team, go to https://www.rapidreliefteam.org/