Goal $10,000
Fundraising for Cancer Council
Cancer Council
Shitbox Rally 2019 Spring
$14,593
Raised
146%
Our Story …

If you don’t have time to read this page, click the donate button and get on with your busy day knowing you have given money for Australian Cancer Council Research. 

On 19th – 26th October 2019 Michael Wallace and Scott Sheppard will be embarking on a 3,614km journey from Melbourne to Townsville (via Birdsville in outback QLD and some of the most formidable roads) to attempt to drive a car worth just $1,000.

This is an event that we have been on the waiting list to participate in for a few years. This is THE Sh!tbox Rally, and this is our teams donation page. We are known as Rallye Team Passé – loosely translated to a team of unfashionable Rally enthusiasts. So aside from the fact that you may be laughing at Scott ACTUALLY camping, and MIchael having to do ALL the driving otherwise he will throw up, remember this is all in the name of charity.

We are officially commemorating our participation in the event to Michael’s daughter Olivia who passed away in 2008 due to blood cancer. Sadly around 710 children aged under 14 are diagnosed with cancer in Australia every year and 100 will die from the disease. 

This is the 10th year of the event and we are really looking forward to being part in the largest community lead fundraiser for the Cancer Council in Australia.

We have both lost family, friends and loved ones to this horrible disease and despite it being common these days it doesn’t make it any easier when you lose loved ones.

Our team can be followed on Instagram (@Rallye_Team_Passe), updates of our journey to reaching our $10,000 target, the Sh!tbox we purchase as well as the fun, laughter and tears of both Michael’s constant driving and Scott’s camping experience will be shared here, so please follow.

Thank you for taking the time out of your very busy day to read our story and for making a donation to Rallye Team Passé.

Michael & Scott

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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.

raised: $2,361,028
target: $2,000,000
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5 years ago
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Anonymous gave $100.00.
5 years ago
Thank you so much, who ever you are!
5 years ago
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Fiona Gamble gave $20.00.
This is awesome. Well done boys! Can't wait to see the pics on Insta!!
5 years ago
Thank you so much Fi!
5 years ago
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Jonathan Hutson gave $50.00.
You will totally love camping... Can't wait to see the coffee machine retro-fitted into the Shitbox...
5 years ago
Thank you so much Jonathan!
5 years ago
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Andrew Closey gave $50.00.
It is worth it just to know you will be camping. Chocolate solves *nearly* everything...
5 years ago
Thank you so much Andrew!
5 years ago
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Diane Barlow gave $100.00.
Enjoy our beautiful country!
5 years ago
Thank you so much Diane!
5 years ago
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Amanda Gorman gave $20.00.
Good luck with the rally - you will have a ball and its for a great cause.
5 years ago
Thank you so much Amanda!
5 years ago
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Danijel Kovac gave $100.00.
Good luck Scott and Michael. Travel safely on your adventure and have fun.
5 years ago
Thank you so much Danni!
5 years ago
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Allison Young gave $20.00.
Well done Guys! What a great cause, hope you have a blast!
5 years ago
Thank you so much Al!
5 years ago
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William Suffern gave $100.00.
Best wishes Rallye Team Passe!
5 years ago
Thank you so much Bill!
5 years ago
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Karen Scrimshaw gave $100.00.
5 years ago
Thank you so much Hun xxx!
5 years ago
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Anne-Marie James gave $50.00.
You are amazing, Scott! All the best of luck and I can't wait to follow your journey! :)
5 years ago
Thank you so much Jonesy!
5 years ago
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David De Luca gave $50.00.
Go get em
5 years ago
Thank you so much Dave!
5 years ago
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Chris Saunders gave $50.00.
All the best Scott & Michael.
5 years ago
Thank you so much Chris!
5 years ago
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Peter Stringfellow gave $200.00.
5 years ago
Thank you so much PJ! A humbling amount mate!
5 years ago
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Des Woods gave $50.00.
Go Scotty! I could make all sorts of jokes/references/connections about Carlton and shitboxes, but will leave it alone - it's for a great cause.
5 years ago
Thank you so much Des! We’re scrappy, just like the Crows :)
5 years ago
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Harry Bates gave $100.00.
Good luck guys! Have an amazing time!
5 years ago
Thank you so much Harry!
5 years ago
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Adrian and Judith Dudok gave $200.00.
Good luck guys, will be different for you at controls being inside the car. This is for all our family members taken by cancer.
5 years ago
Thank you Adrian and Judith, that is awesome and we really appreciate your support.
5 years ago
Thank you so much Adrian and Judith, your donation is greatly appreciated
5 years ago
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Katrina Miller gave $100.00.
Looking forward to camping pictures
5 years ago
Thank you so much Katrina xx oh and Steve too. Scott Camping pics and videos will be shared widely in the name of charity
5 years ago
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Adam Glew gave $40.00.
Go bros . Be safe have mostly lotsa fun. Sticky
5 years ago
Thanks Adam!!
5 years ago
Thank you so much Adam and Sammie!
5 years ago
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Anonymous gave $10.00.
A worthy cause. You have my respect and support. Have fun!
5 years ago
Thank you so much!
5 years ago
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Steve Gellatly gave $150.00.
All the best for the trip! Steve, Nat, Tom and Izzy xx
5 years ago
Thank you so much Steve and Nat, hope to see you and the kids at the start line ?
5 years ago
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Neal Bates Motorsport gave $100.00.
Good luck Michael. What an adventure. Hope it all goes well. Enjoy. Neal Bates Motorsport
5 years ago
Thank you so much guys!
5 years ago
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Vaughan Bromfield gave $20.00.
5 years ago
Thank you so much Vaughan!
5 years ago
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Rob McGlynn gave $50.00.
Good luck, I look forward to following the journey on Instagram.
5 years ago
Thank you so much Robert!
5 years ago
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Mark Devlin gave $100.00.
Good luck guys. Can see a top gear style tip "Ambitious but Rubbish". :) have fun
5 years ago
Thank you so much Dev!
5 years ago
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Helen Coad gave $50.00.
With love ?
5 years ago
Thank you Helen, maybe you can come to Melbourne in October and see us off....
5 years ago
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Ian Bigg gave $50.00.
Travel well ...
5 years ago
Thanks Ian for your support.
5 years ago
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Grahame Roach gave $500.00.
Good luck Michael
5 years ago
Thank you Grahame, that is an amazing donation. That's fantastic.
5 years ago
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Tony Sofra gave $100.00.
A great cause Scott - So more than happy to support you
5 years ago
Thank you so much Tony!
5 years ago
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Rebecca Fisher gave $50.00.
Go Team! Super proud of you guys for doing something awesome for an amazing cause!
5 years ago
Thank you so much Bec!
5 years ago
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Duncan Wallace gave $500.00.
5 years ago
Thank you so much!!!
5 years ago
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Michael Burke gave $20.00.
Road Kill by MWod
5 years ago
Thank you! I'm hoping to get some videos along the way.
5 years ago
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Tony Lynch gave $50.00.
Good luck guys.
5 years ago
Thank you Tony!!!
5 years ago
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Sean and Emma McMartin gave $100.00.
Such a great cause, have fun and satay safe along the way. Your loved ones how have passed away from this dreadful disease with be with you all the. Might need a bit of Motley Crüe Scott !!
5 years ago
Thank you so much little sis, see you at the start line :)
5 years ago
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Anonymous gave $50.00.
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays this courageous duo from their task- Travel safe.
5 years ago
Thank you so much!!!
5 years ago
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Mark Goatcher gave $100.00.
5 years ago
Thank you so much Mark and Jos, and thank you for letting us use your place as a base to work on the car. All those things my team mate has said about you are wrong. I’ll have words with them
5 years ago
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Ryan Lacaze gave $50.00.
Good luck guys u mad bastards
5 years ago
Thank you Reyn and Jess, if we make it we will see you in Townsville
5 years ago
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OSMAC Apprenticeships gave $1,000.00.
5 years ago
Thank you so much guys, it is great to have you on-board as our first sponsor. Looking forward to the dirty promo shots at the finish line
5 years ago
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Tania Roberts gave $100.00.
5 years ago
Thank you so much Tania :)
5 years ago
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Graeme & Judy Sheppard gave $400.00.
Hi Scott, Mum and I hope you have a wonderful time. Pity your nor using the old Ford now I will have to give it a wash and sell it. Bless you this should be a great adventure with good fellowship no doubt.
5 years ago
Thank you so much!!!
5 years ago
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Kate Donehue gave $50.00.
I think it's awesome you're raising funds for such a great cause.
5 years ago
Thank you so much Kate!
5 years ago
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Yindi Group Pty Ltd (t/a Yindi Projects) gave $250.00.
5 years ago
Thank you so much guys, it is great to have you on-board as a sponsor!
5 years ago
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Sarah Sherwood gave $50.00.
5 years ago
Thank you so much Sarah!
5 years ago
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Donna Green gave $50.00.
Well done Scott !! All the best Cheers Donna :)
5 years ago
Thank you so much Donna!
5 years ago
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Jase and Suzee Southey gave $50.00.
Good luck.
5 years ago
Thank you both so much!
5 years ago
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gary mckenner gave $25.00.
5 years ago
Thank you so much Gary!
5 years ago
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Rubik3 gave $250.00.
5 years ago
Thank you so much guys, it is great to have you on-board as a sponsor!
5 years ago
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Victoria Gellatly gave $100.00.
Go Scottie!!
5 years ago
Thank you so much Auntie Vic!
5 years ago
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Lou Casey gave $50.00.
Have a great trip Scott and Co!
5 years ago
Thank you so much Lou! Can't wait to see the proper outback again
5 years ago
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John Mills Himself gave $250.00.
5 years ago
Thank you so much guys, it is great to have you on-board as a sponsor!
5 years ago
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Georgina Nath gave $50.00.
Scott I have finally donated and now I can receive your newsletters
5 years ago
Thank you so much Georgie!
5 years ago
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$100.00 was received
Offline funds
5 years ago
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BiTQ gave $100.00.
Good luck guys
5 years ago
Thank you so much David!
5 years ago
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C+C Gibbon gave $100.00.
Good luck guys!
5 years ago
Thank you Carla and Craig for the generous donation!!
4 years ago
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Trent A gave $18.21.
Go ovlov go!
4 years ago
Thank you, bringing our total to $6,543.21, very clever, lol
4 years ago
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Kieran K gave $56.78.
Good luck mate, enjoy.
4 years ago
Thank you so much Kieran!
4 years ago
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The Pro Team gave $50.00.
4 years ago
Thank you so much Izzy and Josh! It is greatly appreciated!!!
4 years ago
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Caitlin West gave $15.00.
4 years ago
Thank you so much Caitlin!
4 years ago
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Yingying Chen gave $10.00.
All the best, Scott!
4 years ago
Thank you so much Ying!
4 years ago
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Anonymous gave $25.00.
4 years ago
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Anonymous gave $100.00.
4 years ago
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Anthony Sofra gave $100.00.
Great cause and great effort
4 years ago
Thank you so much Tony!
4 years ago
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Olympia Body Transformation Sanctuary gave $1,000.00.
4 years ago
Thank you so much Cleo and G! It is great to have you guys on board as a Gold Level Sponsor!!!
4 years ago
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Hei Cheng gave $20.00.
Good luck! Becareful of the dropbears in the outback!
4 years ago
Thank you so much Hei!
4 years ago
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John Phillips gave $50.00.
4 years ago
Thank you for the donation John, we are hoping to visit the Southco office before the event.
4 years ago
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sam spalviero gave $20.00.
4 years ago
Thank you Sam, it's really appreciated.
4 years ago
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Danuta Wojtas gave $10.00.
4 years ago
Thank you Danuta, greatly appreciated. I look forward to hopefully catching up in October.
4 years ago
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Abdurahman Schroeder gave $50.00.
4 years ago
Thank you Abdurahman, we appreciate your support
4 years ago
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Mark Zuk gave $50.00.
4 years ago
Thank you Mark. I appreciate the generous donation. I hope you are well!!
4 years ago
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Shane O'Connor gave $50.00.
I look forward to seeing you shitbox Michael.
4 years ago
Thank you Shane. I look forward to catching up in October.
4 years ago
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Gary Parkes gave $20.00.
Donation of $20
4 years ago
Thank you Gary!!
4 years ago
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BHUPINDER SINGH gave $50.00.
4 years ago
Thank you so much Bhupinder!
4 years ago
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Southco Fasteners Pty Ltd gave $270.00.
We are so pleased to match the donations made by our staff - Shane, John, Mark, Peter, Sam, Manie, Gary and Danuta - to bring our "Southco" total donation to $540. It would be great to have you drop by the office to show off your "shitbox" before you start the journey. Enjoy the trip to Townsville. Have fun!
4 years ago
Thank you Shane and to all the team at Southco. Your support is amazing.
4 years ago
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Innate Motorsport & Events gave $250.00.
4 years ago
Thank you Adrian!!! We appreciate the support.
4 years ago
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Brindabella Motor Sport Club gave $690.00.
4 years ago
Thank you to everyone at the BMSC for your support, I look forward to showing you the car as it comes through Canberra
4 years ago
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Lana and Ken Allison gave $20.00.
Go Michael and Scott. You will deserve a JMH, Bunker or Bessa coffee when you get back.
4 years ago
Thank you so much Lana and Ken, my first port of call after landing in Brisbane will be home via JMH! I will be taking the Dark Horse instant sachets to get me through
4 years ago
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Amanda Hawkins gave $30.00.
4 years ago
Thank you so much Amanda!
4 years ago
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Anonymous gave $38.50.
Donations from our launch event
4 years ago
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Osmac Apprenticeships gave $565.00.
Best of Luck from the Osmac Staff
4 years ago
Thank you to all the OSMAC staff, it was great meeting you and showing off the shitbox
4 years ago
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Rory McClelland gave $100.00.
4 years ago
Thanks so much Rory!
4 years ago
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Kathy Watego gave $100.00.
Safe travel boys and I really do admire your courage all in the name of charity, a good charity I might add. Regards Kathy Watego Townsville
4 years ago
Thanks you so much Kathy!!! you should bring the whole office down to the finish line and wave us in :)
4 years ago
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Agile Digital gave $1,000.00.
4 years ago
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Kerry Dobson gave $30.00.
Best wishes to Scott and Michael, as Molly takes them on a journey of a lifetime through outback Australia! Have a wonderful adventure! :)
4 years ago
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Molley Qi gave $200.00.
Go Molly! from Molley
4 years ago
Thank you so much Molley! Scott promises to return to the office and stop badgering people for money.
4 years ago
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Anonymous gave $50.00.
Have a blast
4 years ago
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Michele Hooper gave $100.00.
We will be thinking of you in those hot days and cold nights in the desert. Have fun!
4 years ago
Thank you for the generous donation. If we get the 40 degree days a cold night might be pleasant...
4 years ago
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Sally Berkeley gave $50.00.
4 years ago
Thank you so much for your donation Sally.
4 years ago
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Gary Pascoe gave $100.00.
Hope you guys make it up there. All the best.
4 years ago
Thank you Gary!
4 years ago
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Karlyn Clinghan gave $200.00.
Are you sure its not a race? Drive safe and have fun.
4 years ago
Thank you Karlyn for the very generous donation. For that you get your name on the car...
4 years ago
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Dave Balmain gave $50.00.
Have a blast!
4 years ago
Thank you Dave, really appreciated
4 years ago
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Michael Taylor gave $100.00.
4 years ago
Thanks for the donation Michael. We really appreciate it.
4 years ago
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Deborah Clack gave $30.00.
Hello Scott....will be an amazing experience and such a worthy cause. Hope all goes well for yourself and Michael ...safe journey ftom Deborah Clack
4 years ago
Thank you so much Deborah!!
4 years ago
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Meredith Quinn gave $20.00.
Well done Scott and Michael. I am sponsoring another girlfriend this month who is cycling for cancer funds, so you all are working to the same aim. Your journey sounds a bit more adventurous though. Have fun along the way.
4 years ago
Thank you Meredith! I will get photos of the Jags that are on the event
4 years ago
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Anonymous gave $50.00.
4 years ago
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Tai Trieu gave $50.00.
Have fun guys! Drive safe :)
4 years ago
Thank you Tai!!
4 years ago
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Anonymous gave $50.00.
well done Michael
4 years ago
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Rubik3 gave $1,000.00.
All the best boys! Travel safe and enjoy! From the Rubik3 Team!
4 years ago
Thank you to the whole Rubik3 team, an unexpected pre rally donation top up!
4 years ago
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James Clode gave $100.00.
Good luck and safe travels Mickey and Scott, fantastic work you guys have done already and about to do. Enjoy.
4 years ago
Thank you Jimmy!!
4 years ago
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Chris Clode gave $100.00.
Love your work Mickey!
4 years ago
Thank you Chris, really appreciated
4 years ago
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Barbara Meli gave $10.00.
Wishing you the best of luck boys!
4 years ago
Thank you so much Barb!
4 years ago
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Anonymous gave $30.00.
4 years ago
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Jenny Thornhill gave $20.00.
Best of luck Wallace!
4 years ago
Thank you Jenny
4 years ago
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Helen Coad gave $50.00.
An additional amount cause I love what you guys are doing and am so proud xx
4 years ago
Thank you!!!
4 years ago
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Valerie STORY gave $100.00.
Good luck and enjoy the journey- look forward to following your exploits on Instagram (if it works in the outback!). Frank and Val Story
4 years ago
Thank you so much Frank and Val! We will be doing a number of email newsletters to share our adventure :)
4 years ago
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Joe Gibson gave $50.00.
Good luck Micahel!
4 years ago
Thank you Joe!!!
4 years ago
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Mike Baker gave $100.00.
Well done boys! Good luck, and keep up the great work...
4 years ago
Thank you so much Mike!
4 years ago
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Duncan Wallace gave $500.00.
Well done team.
4 years ago
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Anonymous gave $100.00.
4 years ago
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Pouria Sterling gave $50.00.
A fantastic cause. Well done to both of you for making it through! I sincerely hope that dress makes an appearance at work one day Michael!!
4 years ago
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Janai Stevens gave $20.00.
Great work for a great cause!!!!
4 years ago
Thank you so much Jai!!
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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.

$41 million over the past 13 years 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.