First Mate Emergency Response Team

saving lives through training and disaster response.


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Friday 20 December 2013

Jolly Rancher has changed its name and is rebranding the charity to reflect the exciting new developments that are being fully implemented during 2014. It has taken a great deal of time and effort over the last couple of years to reach this significant point of evolution, in order to broaden our operational activities beyond that of Urban Search & Rescue we now offer greater ability to save lives, relieve human suffering and distress and the protection and preservation of human life. The experiences gained through performing this work are incredibly rewarding and enrich the lives of all those involved across the organisation as well those who receive assistance, into the future First Mate activities will inspire service in others and provide more opportunities to answer the call for help. First Mate carry forward the history, values, experience and expertise of Jolly Rancher into 2014 aimed at will establishing a new world leading approach in this field.

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First Mate Emergency Response Team is staffed entirely by volunteers and we rely solely on public donations. To enable us to continue operating around the clock, all year round, your donations are vital.

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