Goal $7,500
Fundraising for Cancer Council
Cancer Council
Shitbox Rally 2019 Spring
$10,515
Raised
140%
Our Story …

The SHITBOX RALLY challenges teams to drive cars worth less than $1000 across some of Australia’s most formidable roads, all in the name of charity …and Mark and Vivienne Chase are pleased to announce that they are taking part in the Rally this Spring, from 19th to 26th October 2019 – driving from Melbourne to Townsville (via Birdsville), in a rundown car.

This rally is the largest community lead fundraiser for the Cancer Council in Australia and is now in its 10th year. To participate in this adventure we need to raise a minimum of $5,000….but with your help, we know we can raise a lot more.

So you are probably wondering, why on earth are Mark and Viv (childhood sweethearts, together for 30 years, parents of two boys) are driving over 3000km… in 7 days… in a beat up car?

It’s because everyone has been touched by cancer.

For us we have seen family, friends and acquaintances battle, win and lose to various forms of cancer over the years, but the loss of close friends and colleagues most recently has made this reality all the more present. In less than 18 months, Mark lost two mates to cancer - both in the prime of their lives, happy, with partners, young families, a home, career and aspirations for a life to be lived. Over 16 years ago, we lost a childhood friend – he too had a partner, child and plans for the future. We are both seeing our children grow into fine young men, with dreams and aspirations for our lives together.

Life is too short…. you need to live every day to the fullest, so we have decided to embark on this journey with all its ups and downs, adventures and memories, flat tyres and any oil leaks it may bring in memory of the three mates who were taken too soon and for everyone else who is fighting, survived or who has lost their battle.

Please donate and help us raise money for further research into this insidious disease. Let us know who you are supporting as they will be acknowledged on the car and form an important part of our team … the survivors, the fighters and the flying angel heroes who are no longer with us.

We will be driving for them in true shitbox style: to celebrate life, to honour those lost, to be selfless, to be generous, to support others, to be inclusive, to get involved, to watch out for each other, to have fun and become a rally family fighting for the same cause.

Thank you, and we will keep you updated on our progress.

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Here's what I'm doing …

Shitbox Rally is the adventure of a lifetime challenging participants and their cars, worth no more than $1,000, this year for the 10th year anniversary rally, over a 7 day across Australia endeavour to raise money for cancer research.

The rally is not a race – it’s a fun, colourful, unpredictable adventure with participants travelling at their own pace in smaller groups. Vehicles often break down but “we never leave anyone behind” and each night is spent camping beneath the stars and celebrating the day’s achievements. It all adds up to an incredible opportunity to see Australia’s vast and beautiful countryside and make lifelong friends, many brought together after experiencing cancer themselves or seeing cancer impact family and friends.

Since it’s inception the rally has been the largest fundraiser for the Cancer Council nationally.

raised: $2,362,128
target: $2,000,000
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7 months ago
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Donnette Parkes gave $50.00.
Good luck you two. Can't wait to hear about your adventure. xx
6 months ago
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Annette Gourlay gave $50.00.
For. Iv and Mark Chade and their journey .
6 months ago
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Paul & Sharon Harper gave $50.00.
Fantastic idea, and an important charity. Have a wonderful adventure!
5 months ago
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Michelle Barker gave $50.00.
Have a blast doing this guys. What a great cause. Michelle and Colin xx
5 months ago
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Helen Bayliss gave $200.00.
#C2 ….Thank you both for doing this, you are truly inspiring!
5 months ago
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ARC Services Pty Ltd gave $100.00.
Looks like a blast and for a good cause, enjoy.
5 months ago
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Family Dalgleish gave $1,000.00.
For our much loved son, brother and husband, Iain, who lost a courageous fight with the disease in 2017
5 months ago
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Matthew Russell gave $50.00.
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Alex Mitchell gave $50.00.
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Ben Marshall gave $40.00.
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Max Neil gave $100.00.
Wishing you travelling mercies!
5 months ago
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Anonymous gave $1,925.00.
Proceeds from "Rocketman" Fundraising Movie on 5 June 2019 … thankyou all for coming and supporting the event.
5 months ago
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Ian Winn gave $50.00.
Great cause & well done on taking up the challenge....you are inspirational
5 months ago
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James Purcell gave $500.00.
Happy to contribute to this great cause. Have fun.
4 months ago
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Sally Solo gave $25.00.
3 months ago
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Bateman Family gave $500.00.
3 months ago
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Stephen Simpson gave $100.00.
Martini Shitbox, what a great cause and a load of fun, enjoy the journey and take care out there!!
3 months ago
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Danielle Mcphan gave $100.00.
Good job you two. Try to enjoy the scenery. You will definitely deserve a visit to the Townsville brewery when you get there. It is well worth the drive. Wayne and Danielle
2 months ago
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Deidre Wilson gave $100.00.
Both Peter and I are super proud of what you are both doing, good luck in the Rally and on achieving your goal in raising money for such a great cause.
1 month ago
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David Georgeson gave $100.00.
1 month ago
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Tim and Kim Chase gave $50.00.
Have a great adventure!
1 month ago
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Vogue Shopfitting & Joinery gave $200.00.
Amazing people doing wonderful things for a great cause. Enjoy your time together Mark and Vivienne and hopefully no break downs!
1 month ago
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David Hicks & Co Pty Ltd gave $500.00.
Best of Luck team #C2.
1 month ago
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Air Conditioning Industries gave $200.00.
Good luck Mark and Vivienne doing it in style in a benz hey?
1 month ago
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Georgia Page gave $50.00.
Go Viv and Mark!!!
1 month ago
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Tony Hayes gave $100.00.
Looks like it will be a great adventure for a great cause.
1 month ago
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Geoff Wright gave $100.00.
Good luck mark, hope the German engineering gets you there firstly, and secondly safely!!
1 month ago
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Seda Services NSW gave $500.00.
Best of luck Mark and Vivienne, go team #C2!!
1 month ago
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Air Forced Air gave $200.00.
Hey Team #C2, We 100% agree the C word is heard, used and touched too many people and families all to often. Good luck and great work Vivienne and Mark. Mark sure you enjoy the trip along the way!!
1 month ago
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Nick Giannikouris gave $500.00.
Mark & Vivienne We wish you and enjoyable trip for a great cause. From the Metro Demo team.
1 month ago
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Lillian Touma gave $100.00.
Good luck!
1 month ago
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Anousone Sundara gave $25.00.
Go Team Chase!
1 month ago
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PCW Commercial Windows Pty Ltd gave $150.00.
Good Luck Mark from all the crew at PCW Commercial Windows
1 month ago
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Descas Landscapes gave $200.00.
Good Luck Mate!!!
1 month ago
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Paul Lichaa gave $50.00.
Well done; great cause.
1 month ago
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Anonymous gave $50.00.
All the best Mark and Viv, no doubt you'll be at the pointy end of the rally with the AMG power behind you!
1 month ago
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Vicki Shields gave $50.00.
Good luck Mark & Vivienne!! My petrol-head Hubby is so envious of you two.........be safe and laugh a lot...... go #C2! Cheers, Vicki Shields
1 month ago
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Simon Lyster gave $100.00.
Go hard Mark and Viv, but stay safe!
1 month ago
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Michelle Hill gave $100.00.
We love you two! Have fun & safe travels...Love Michelle, Matt, Charlie, Jesse & Polly Hill xxxxx
1 month ago
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Ray Millar gave $50.00.
Enjoy the drive
1 month ago
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The Stocktaking Company gave $200.00.
Great cause, beautiful friends have an awesome adventure xo
1 month ago
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Nola Corless gave $50.00.
Wow! What an adventure. Have fun & stay safe. Nola Corless. Perth/Bonegilla.
1 month ago
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MPC Consulting Engineers gave $200.00.
Go you good things!
1 month ago
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iCombined360 Services Group PTY LTD gave $200.00.
Best of luck on your drive Mark ! Hope all goes well
1 month ago
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Andrew Stevens gave $100.00.
Drive safe!
1 month ago
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CSI gave $500.00.
Go for it and enjoy!
1 month ago
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Nicole Ferris gave $50.00.
Great cause! Good luck guys!
4 weeks ago
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Rivers Constructions Pty Ltd gave $100.00.
4 weeks ago
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Insync construction group gave $200.00.
Well done guys amazing to watch and great cause
3 weeks ago
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Natalie Boyd gave $200.00.
For our much missed: cousin IAIN, dad BRIAN and Uncle Mac, and friends DEB and TONI. And to mum JOAN and GILLY the great survivors.... Well done Viv and Mark - thanks for nailing a great challenge!!
3 weeks ago
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Active Crane Hire gave $300.00.
Hi Mark, Well done from Active Crane Hire
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The Impact, Outcomes & Charity

Shitbox Rally is a dedicated fundraising event for cancer research with funds going to Cancer Council.

Cancer Council is one of the largest non-government funders of cancer research in Australia. We conduct and fund research studies across all cancers and all stages of the cancer journey.

Thanks to the community funds raised such as Shitbox Rally we can fund world-class research that reduces the impact of cancer for everyone.

Almost $20 million has been raised by Box Rallies to date, supporting ground-breaking projects such as:

  • A research study to develop a vaccine that protects against lymphoma cancers.
  • A research trial to standardise international guidelines on melanoma removal.
  • A research grant to revolutionise the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

These projects wouldn’t be possible without your support.