Goal $10,000
Fundraising for Cancer Council
Cancer Council
Shitbox Rally Autumn 2024
$8,873
Raised
89%
Our Story …

We are really pleased to announce that we're taking part in Shitbox Rally Autumn 2024! This year, all the teams are driving their shitboxes from Adelaide to Perth.

Shitbox Rally is the largest community lead fundraiser for Cancer Council in Australia and is now in its 14th 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 Autumn 2024 rally target set at $2,000,000 plus.

These funds go to 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 $1,500, on a 7 day drive across Australia 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: $782,953
target: $2,000,000
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4 months ago
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Car Is Cactus
<p>Hello, as we all know, Cancer sucks. It affects all of us and we think that being part of this rally is a great way to raise funds and fight back. After hearing about the rally through family we applied and have been accepted. Yay :) My beautiful wife Kirsty and myself both lost our dad's, way too early to cancer. The ripple effect of this tragedy is still being felt to this day. We are actually using my late father's EL Falcon as our Shit Box and the fact that I have a horticultural background is the reason for our team's name of "Car is Cactus". A big part of our fundraising efforts will be the propagation and sale of Cacti and succulents. </p>
4 months ago
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Bathurst Regional Security gave $4,890.00.
2 months ago
Thanks Hywel, we really appreciate your support
2 months ago
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Anita Maloney gave $50.00.
2 months ago
Thank you so much Anita, we really appreciate your contribution
2 months ago
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Hannah McCauley gave $100.00.
Good luck Bathurst parents! You will have a wonderful time.
2 months ago
Thank you so much Hannah, we really appreciate you supporting us.
2 months ago
Thank you so much Hannah, we really appreciate you supporting us.
2 months ago
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Allan Jeffree gave $100.00.
Will be an awesome adventure for you both! And a great way to honour and remember our Dads, and their battles against cancer.
2 months ago
Thank you Allan, we really appreciate you supporting us
1 month ago
Car Is Cactus
$2,121.40 was received
Offline Funds
1 month ago
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Mister Minit Bathurst gave $370.00.
4 weeks ago
Thank you Trav for you help, we really appreciate it.
4 weeks ago
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$658.00 was received
Offline Funds
3 weeks ago
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Kirsten Jeffree gave $464.00.
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2 weeks ago
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Deborah Owen gave $50.00.
2 weeks ago
Thankyou ❤️
1 week ago
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Kerry Gourley gave $50.00.
1 week ago
Thankyou ❤️
1 week ago
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Kiki Hopcraft gave $20.00.
Good luck guys! Wish you a blast of a time. xx
1 week ago
Thank you Kiki ❤️
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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.