Goal $7,500
Fundraising for Cancer Council
Cancer Council
Shitbox Rally 2019 Spring
$6,090
Raised
81%
Our Story …

We are really pleased to announce that we're taking part in Shitbox Rally 2019 Spring!! This year, all the teams are driving their shitboxes from Melbourne to Townsville, via Birdsville... Shitbox Rally is the largest community lead fundraiser for the Cancer Council in Australia and is now in its 10th year. Part of the participation is that all teams have to raise a minimum of $5,000 but most teams raise well above this amount as you can see with the 2019 Spring rally target set at $2,000,000 plus. These funds go to the Cancer Council and we are extremely proud to be doing our part to support such a worthy charity. The fundraising is the hard part, so any donation you can give is greatly appreciated. Please make sure to follow our progress via this page and the blog post below.

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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.

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raised: $980,917
target: $2,000,000
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3 months ago
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We've finally bought our shitbox, 1997 Hyundai Lantra wagon, $500!

Now it's time to tidy her up and get ready for this great adventure.

3 months ago
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Michael Bosnar gave $500.00.
Wanted to be the first to donate to this worthy cause. Hope the car makes it...
3 months ago
Thank you for your generous donation! Team Jess’s Junk.
3 months ago
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Mary & Blair Healy gave $100.00.
Best of luck ☘️☘️☘️
3 months ago
Thank you for your generous donation! Team Jess’s Junk.
3 months ago
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Kristy & Damien gave $50.00.
3 months ago
Thank you for your generous donation! Team Jess’s Junk.
3 months ago
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Josh Bosnar gave $200.00.
Love Josh & Tina
3 months ago
Thank you for your kind donation, much appreciated. Team Jess's Junk.
3 months ago
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Tony & Jo Butterfield gave $200.00.
GO FOR IT. Following you all the way...
3 months ago
Thank you for your kind donation, much appreciated. Team Jess's Junk.
3 months ago
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Savio Saldanha gave $50.00.
Good luck from Savio
3 months ago
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Scott Caulfield gave $50.00.
Hey Bos, Best of luck mate and as always you are taking action for something you believe in. Have fun and I look forward to tracking your progress. Your friend, Scotty
3 months ago
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Rowan Patterson gave $50.00.
Great work Boz! Look forward to further pics!
3 months ago
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Anonymous gave $25.00.
3 months ago
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Jennifer Newton gave $50.00.
3 months ago
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Mimi Wang gave $100.00.
Go team 💘
3 months ago
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Julie Bongiorno-millar gave $100.00.
We miss her dearly. Very inspiring boys xx
3 months ago
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Anonymous gave $25.00.
3 months ago
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Anonymous gave $50.00.
From patchwork friends DF
3 months ago
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Cristina Sita gave $50.00.
A great cause and good luck for the rally.
3 months ago
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Anonymous gave $50.00.
Good luck and congratulations. Paula and Michael Baynes
3 months ago
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Mark Toohey gave $100.00.
What a great idea! Love to all. Bernadette & Mark xx
3 months ago
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Ingrid Wilson gave $500.00.
Go fast go hard go safe xxx
3 months ago
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Alex Elliott gave $50.00.
Great cause! All the best!!
3 months ago
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Jan Bowden gave $100.00.
Have a memorable and safe trip!
3 months ago
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Jude Anderson gave $100.00.
Enjoy the drive Shitfa!
3 months ago
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Anthea Nolan gave $50.00.
Like everything you tackle Michael you will smash it as the youngies say! Always inspirational.
3 months ago
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Natalie Griffin gave $100.00.
Great cause by great guys! So proud x
3 months ago
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Wow, Michael and I are so thankful for the generous donations received to date. Thank you.

3 months ago
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Work has started on the Shitbox! Tidying up a few odds and ends, dings and scrapes.

engine had great compression!

3 months ago
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Pauline Zielezna gave $200.00.
what a fabulous thing to do in memory of Jess!!
2 months ago
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Ursula Wang gave $100.00.
Such a wonderful endeavour you are doing for cancer research!
2 months ago
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Nora Redmond gave $200.00.
Great cause. Well done.
2 months ago
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Sue Benson gave $100.00.
Best of luck from Maurie and Sue Benson.
2 months ago
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Yvonne Beacall gave $50.00.
Great cause, good luck!! From Yvonne Beacall
2 months ago
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Nicola Wang gave $100.00.
Great cause and all the best!
1 month ago
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Leigh Harrison gave $200.00.
Great cause. Good luck!
1 month ago
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Kris Harrison gave $50.00.
Great effort guys. Can’t wait for the trip to begin.
1 month ago
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Steve Bosnar gave $200.00.
Reckon you blokes will be pushing that shit box more than driving it. Looking forward to the stories of misadventures and long walks...
1 month ago
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Pioneer Pump Holdings Australia Pty Ltd gave $1,150.00.
Pioneer Pump Australia is pleased to donate to this cause and assist you in reaching your goal of 5k. No turning back now lads. Best of luck. Steve
1 month ago
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AJG TILING SERVICES gave $100.00.
All the best Mark!! And great cause. I will be following you guys intently. Have fun 👍
4 weeks ago
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Dean Ward gave $100.00.
What a great thing to do
2 weeks ago
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Julie Bongiorno-Millar gave $100.00.
Amazing work for an amazing girl!
1 week ago
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Mark Coleman gave $50.00.
Good people doing good things, safe trip guys.
1 day ago
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$740.00 was received
Offline funds
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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 $15 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.