Goal $5,000
Fundraising for Cancer Council
Cancer Council
Shitbox Rally 2021 spring
$10,670
Raised
213%
Our Story …

We are really pleased to announce that we're taking part in Shitbox Rally 2020 (well scratch that) which now due to covid 19 is now 2021 Spring!! All the teams are driving their shitboxes from Mackay to Darwin. ( This is not via the sealed easy roads either 😊 )


Who are we, 2fatbros – Dave and Paul Artis we are two guys living a family life in Perth, both married and with kids surviving the day to day rat race and the battles of raising kids, we are both a bit overweight (as the team name suggests) who want to do our part to help in fighting the cancer battle. What better way than to do it together while spending 7 days in a shitbox driving across some of Australia’s beautiful countryside. 


Shitbox Rally is the largest community lead fundraiser for the Cancer Council in Australia and is now in its 11th 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 2020 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 (or via the facebook link below).  


There are options for sponsorship packages also if you want to get your business advertised – let us know if we can give you more information.  Thanks in advance, every dollar helps. 


All funds donated are to the cause, all costs associated with participating in the rally come from us (Paul and Dave).  


Keep an eye out for an update on the vehicle which we will be setting up for the

shitbox rally – we are on the hunt now!! -UPDATE - 1966 VC Valiant Wagon has the duties - we have plenty of work to do, this

classic is an absolute rust bucket - how else would i do it under $1000. :)


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Shitbox Rally is the adventure of a lifetime challenging participants and their cars, worth no more than $1,000, 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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9 months ago
2fatbros
2fatbros

Wow we (Paul and Dave) are super excited to be accepted and locked in for the 2020 Spring Shitbox rally. MAKAY to DARWIN.

TO DO LIST -

-Sort out fundraising

-Sort out a shitbox

-Get leave from work

Gee that is a short list but we know we have plenty to do.

If only i still had the duderanch - vehicle would be sorted, its got history I did drive it from Tasmania to Perth. (I'd be lying if i said it only cost $1000 HAHA)

9 months ago
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Anonymous gave $50.00.
Good luck boys, should be an awesome trip and a worthy donation cause.
9 months ago
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2fatbros

So many shitboxes out there.... Market place / gumtree we aim to have something in our hands before end of April.

Wonder if i can get this one back from the grave ???

9 months ago
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Paul Jane gave $50.00.
Good luck guys 👍🏻 Looks like it’ll be a great laugh!
9 months ago
Thanks Paul :) very much appreciated
9 months ago
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Michael Wegg gave $100.00.
Great cause Dave and best of luck for the drive!
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Gator you legend .
9 months ago
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Dann Marian gave $100.00.
9 months ago
Thanks heaps Dann
9 months ago
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Al Velasquez gave $50.00.
Go Dave!
9 months ago
Very Much appreciated donation Al. Thanks
9 months ago
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Anonymous gave $100.00.
9 months ago
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Joseh Wood gave $1.00.
9 months ago
Thanks joe I’m sure you will too this up a bit :)
9 months ago
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Ben Perer gave $100.00.
Good on ya Dave!
9 months ago
Thanks Ben , been a great supporter.
9 months ago
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Hung Chiem gave $50.00.
All the best of luck driving your $hitbox mate. Safe and pleasant ride bro. Thanks for taking the time and energy to raise money for Cancer Research. Hung
9 months ago
Thanks for your help Hung, the donation is very appreciated :)
9 months ago
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Stephen Wilson gave $100.00.
Well done Guys such a great cause.
9 months ago
Thanks for the support Steve.
9 months ago
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Lindsay Hauser gave $100.00.
good luck fellas, a worthy cause
9 months ago
Thank Lindsay, appreciate your support should have a few stories to share
9 months ago
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Gabby Wada gave $100.00.
Great work Dave! Can't wait to hear about the trip, combining fun with a very worthy cause.
9 months ago
Thanks a million for the support Gabby.
9 months ago
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Steev Allen gave $50.00.
Great cause Dave....
9 months ago
Thanks heaps Steve ;)
9 months ago
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Eric Wibowo gave $50.00.
Well done guys - proud of you mate....!!!
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Eric
9 months ago
2fatbros
John Mann gave $100.00.
Good luck and well done - you're supporting a great cause.
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch for the support John.
9 months ago
2fatbros
Matt Pay gave $50.00.
Well done, mate.
9 months ago
Thanks for the support Matt.
9 months ago
2fatbros
Sieh-Ling Dickson gave $50.00.
What an amazing idea! Good luck 🙂
9 months ago
Thanks Sieh-Ling really appreciate your support.
9 months ago
2fatbros
Ravi Khalko gave $100.00.
Good Luck. Looking forward to hear from you on your road trip.
9 months ago
Thanks heaps Ravi, should be some good stories to tell :)
9 months ago
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Cameron Allen gave $50.75.
Great event and great cause! Foxy the extra $0.75 cents is prepayment for a nuddie run at some stage during the event! Or daily occurrence ... your choice. (I will need video evidence)
9 months ago
Thanks cam, should be fun appreciate your support , stay tuned for video evidence
9 months ago
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Adrian Marsh gave $50.00.
Go boys!
9 months ago
Thankyou Adrian, very much appreciated.
9 months ago
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Murray Smith gave $100.00.
Good, luck, have fun and hopefully your brother is driving !!
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Muzza
9 months ago
2fatbros
Steve Dicko gave $50.00.
Extra $50 if you can have the shittest shit box.....top ten anyway!
9 months ago
Think ill be up there for that other $50 - hahaha
9 months ago
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David Sartor gave $100.00.
Well done fatboys. That is a real shitbox so I feel a bit soft only giving you boys $100....maybe top up later!
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Dave - The VC wagon will be epic - ok a little bit of work to be done
9 months ago
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Lisa Britt gave $50.00.
Have fun!!!
9 months ago
Thankyou Lisa - Legend
9 months ago
2fatbros
Geoff Watts gave $100.00.
Good luck fellas. I will donate an additional $1 for every nudie run pic you don't send me ;-)
9 months ago
Dude you love a pic or two :) - thanks for the support mate
9 months ago
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R Radclyffe-Smith gave $100.00.
Great work Doh boys, sorry 2 fat bro’s! Great cause have fun while raising money and stay safe!
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Rick really appreciate the support
9 months ago
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piers yates gave $100.00.
9 months ago
Thanks Piers, really appreciate your support, will keep you updated with our shitbox 1966 VC Valiant wagon.
9 months ago
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2fatbros

So there is an easy way - go buy a registered Corrolla, Astra or an Excell sit in some nice A/C and cruise the route OR go down the path of lots of effort and make some awesome memories and expect a side of the road repair haha. 1967 VC Valiant Wagon cant wait to get into it -( you know that feeling that you get when its a bad idea- HAHA). Now to sort a theme? any ideas people.

9 months ago
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Lea Egan gave $50.00.
Great cause. Have fun!!
9 months ago
Thanks Lea really appreciate your support. Should be a lot of fun
9 months ago
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Ben Perer gave $100.00.
Nice work Dave!
9 months ago
Legend Perer - brings you up to 200 :)
9 months ago
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Ben Moran gave $200.00.
9 months ago
Moran you legend thank you . Stepped it up
9 months ago
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Joh W gave $99.00.
All the best dartis
9 months ago
Joh you legend - made it to 100 now
9 months ago
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Leanne Pfeifhofer gave $100.00.
Good luck and have fun.
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Leanne - legend
9 months ago
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Beverley Fyfe gave $50.00.
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch lee :)
9 months ago
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GUS Cooper gave $100.00.
Go get em boys
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Gus you are a legend - and thanks for donating some time to the BYO grinder day in the future haha
9 months ago
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Mark Roberts gave $100.00.
How can I not donate to those heads,👍
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Mark , very appreciated.
9 months ago
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Pat Dinan gave $100.00.
9 months ago
Thanks for the support Pat, very much appreciated. Cheers Dave
9 months ago
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Anonymous gave $200.00.
Proud of you bro’s . The skinny one
9 months ago
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Paul Cadogan gave $100.00.
Good Luck out there!!!
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch for the support Paul, Cheers Dave
9 months ago
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Graham Walger gave $200.00.
Smash it out lads good luck!! Bloody legends!
9 months ago
Walger you legend, thanks for the very large donation very much appreciated. Cheers Dave
9 months ago
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Bob & Kerry Artis gave $100.00.
Proud mum and dad well done boys
9 months ago
Thanks Mum and Dad. You brought us you right we will send you some pics
9 months ago
Thanks Mum and Dad. You brought us up right we will send you some pics.
9 months ago
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Kristy Dickson gave $30.00.
GO DAVE!!! From your fave neighbours
9 months ago
thanks kristy - hope you can handle a shit box in the front yard haha
9 months ago
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Dan Gitsham gave $20.00.
Good word boys
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Dan - legend
9 months ago
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Bruce Sigston gave $50.00.
Go hard brothers!
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Bruce - Legend. Cheers Dave
9 months ago
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Patricia Barling gave $100.00.
Have a blast 😊 from ur big sister
9 months ago
Thanks heaps Trish - from your brothers :)
9 months ago
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Anthony Bell gave $50.00.
9 months ago
Thanks Belly - you legend
9 months ago
2fatbros
Ray Kerimofski gave $100.00.
Best of luck mate. Valiants are surprisingly sturdy cars, just thirsty, so be sure to pack some extra Jerry cans
9 months ago
Thanks heaps Ray - yep thirsty as i bet - jerry cans for sure. Cheers Dave
9 months ago
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Riley Carew gave $50.00.
Good job fat uncles ❤️
9 months ago
Thanks for the donation nephew Riley :) legend
9 months ago
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Paul Brown gave $100.00.
Haha, Paul better looking and better name.
9 months ago
hahaha - of course you would think that :) cheers Browny
9 months ago
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Anonymous gave $20.00.
9 months ago
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DGI Construction gave $200.00.
9 months ago
Big thanks to DGI construction, very generous. Thanks Damo, Gem and Caleb.
9 months ago
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Stew Digney gave $100.00.
Good luck guys, a worthy cause and good fun by the looks
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Stewy you legend :) cheers Dave
9 months ago
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Emma Beames gave $100.00.
A little support from an all time fan to an all time fave!! Great effort Dave!! Will be watching from Vic & sending all good vibes your way!! 🙌👍👏
9 months ago
A big thanks to you Emma :) very much appreciated all the support has been awesome :) cheers Dave
9 months ago
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Matt Davis gave $100.00.
...& $15 for every stage finish that youre not either getting towed, trailered or trucked across the line hahaha. Good luck fellas - Go you good Val
9 months ago
Thanks Matt, she will make every stop over so you will be up for some more dosh. :) haha
9 months ago
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Marty Latham gave $50.00.
Well done guys enjoy the ride
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Marty - you legend.
9 months ago
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Green Wave Electrical and Solar gave $250.00.
9 months ago
Mugo , thanks a bunch you absolute legend - Green Wave Electrical. Our highest donation to date. :)
9 months ago
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Have gone through the car and worked out what limited parts we need to chase up, pretty complete actually, which is good we need to watch the budget. Cant wait to have this thing driving around under its own power. Cheers 2fatbros.

9 months ago
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Tim Tilbury gave $100.00.
Well done fellas. Enjoy!
9 months ago
Turbo - you legend thanks a bunch for the support. You living in Brisbane might mean your helping with some items haha
9 months ago
2fatbros
Paul Ugly Dixon gave $100.00.
Great cause
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Ugly, much appreciated and you pushed us over the target :) Cheers Dave and Paul
9 months ago
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Mike Timmcke gave $200.00.
Doubled my donation when I saw your shitbox. She's a beauty!!!
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Mike, - We do have our work cut out ( will be cutting out rust that is) on the shitbox . hahaha
9 months ago
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Denton Mann gave $100.00.
Giver shit boys!
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Denton, you will be getting a call up for some rust repairs soon enough. Thanks again.
9 months ago
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Chantelle Birtwistle gave $200.00.
9 months ago
Big thank you to the generosity of our one supporter living in Alaska :) - Legend Chanti - Cheers Dave
9 months ago
2fatbros
Luke Gerber gave $50.00.
Dave, Short odds you spend more getting it running than you raise for charity haha. Cheers and good luck
9 months ago
Haha thanks lukey but na I’m good well under my 1k budget :) - thanks for the support , how much you throwing in if we make the whole journey?
9 months ago
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Tiahne Gould gave $50.00.
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Tiahne and family for the support. Cheers Dave
9 months ago
2fatbros
Mike Haynes gave $100.00.
Nice one. Good luck and have fun.
9 months ago
Thanks for the support Mike, legend .
9 months ago
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Lot One Kitchen gave $500.00.
It’s an awesome thing you guys are doing 💪💪💪 💗 Hope you have an amazing time in the process and smash some records in your legend of a Shitbox 😜
9 months ago
Big thank you to Sarah and Wayne at LOT ONE in Hillarys, not only a huge donation for the cause but have also offered gifts in kind that we can raffle off. MASSIVE thank you to the team at LOT ONE - Cheers Dave and Paul.
9 months ago
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Darryl Falls gave $50.00.
Diamonds
9 months ago
Huge thankyou to Daryl the one and only, beers soon dude. - Cheers Dave and Paul.
9 months ago
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Anna-Marie Rowan gave $50.00.
Good luck boys, it will be a hoot!
9 months ago
Thanks so much Anna-Marie, really appreciate all your support.
9 months ago
2fatbros
Rafael Moreno gave $50.00.
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch for the support Raf, very much appreciated . Cheers Dave
9 months ago
2fatbros
Sam Eltoukhi gave $50.00.
Saw pic's/video of the Valiant and was impressed at the effort you are putting... well done
9 months ago
Big thankyou Sam, the support is appreciated.
9 months ago
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Emille Janssen gave $100.00.
You do realize we have to die from somethin. Agree that Cancer is not the preferred option! Good luck with your rally.
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Emille, your support is appreciated. Agree I am not keen on Cancer being my way to kick the bucket either.
9 months ago
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Darren McFarlane gave $50.00.
A great event... and a great cause. Make sure you tint those windows during the repairs!
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Darren, your support is very much appreciated - Legend.
9 months ago
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Michael and Jenny Ladhams gave $100.00.
Great effort for a great cause mate!! Awesome work.
9 months ago
Hey Lads, thanks a million for the donation. Cancer is very close to home for you, I hope these funds we are making can help in the fight, wish your old man good vibes from me. Thanks a bunch bud.
9 months ago
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Paula McAndrew gave $200.00.
Good luck Dave and Fox!!
9 months ago
Massive thank you to Bubbles Plumbing. Thanks Paula we really appreciate your support.
9 months ago
2fatbros
Ryan Bagley gave $200.00.
Great stuff - drive hard!
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch to the Bagleys :) - very much appreciate the support - we are due for a frothy or two i believe. :)
9 months ago
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Marina Makarkina gave $50.00.
Have an amazing adventure guys!... it is a wonderful course. My father who died of cancer too early, too soon, would loved to make a journey like this. So do it for those who can't! :)
9 months ago
Thanks so much Marina really appreciate your support, Ill keep you updated.
9 months ago
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Jacqueline Dalziel gave $50.00.
Love it Dave! Have fun doing up the Valiant, and good luck in the race!
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Jackie, will be an awesome time raising money for a great cause. !!
9 months ago
2fatbros
Jomy Jose gave $25.00.
9 months ago
Thanks Jomy , amazing support really appreciative.
9 months ago
2fatbros
Stuart Ferrier gave $100.00.
9 months ago
Thank you for the support Stuart, it’s very much appreciated :)
9 months ago
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Paul McNiece gave $200.00.
Go Fatbros
9 months ago
Thank you very much for the generous donation Paul , really appreciate the support . Cheers Dave
9 months ago
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John Carew gave $50.00.
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch John and Kylie - legends. Appreciate the support.
9 months ago
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Mark Rush gave $100.00.
Good luck with it boys - looks like great fun and adventure.
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch Rushy, very much appreciated. Should be an absolute blast - drive drink eat sleep and repeat with a high potential of a on the side of the road fix haha
9 months ago
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Jim McFaul gave $50.00.
Good on ya Dave
9 months ago
Thanks a bunch for the support Jim it is very much appreciated :)
9 months ago
2fatbros
Adam Gibson gave $100.00.
Great work guys, a very worthy cause. Good luck, is there anything that a Valiant can't do?
9 months ago
Big thanks to you Adam, the support is very much appreciated. Valiants rock :)
8 months ago
2fatbros
David Artis gave $946.00.
Fundraising - Bunnings Sausage Sizzle - 2/03/2020
8 months ago
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Anonymous gave $20.00.
Enjoy the journey guys. Thank you for doing this
8 months ago
2fatbros
Paul Evans gave $100.00.
Excellent job boys, good luck!
8 months ago
Thank you very much for the generous support Paul, it is very much appreciated . King Rat :)
8 months ago
2fatbros
Paul Goulding gave $100.00.
Good on ya Dave, for a great cause, should be a blast. Enjoy.
8 months ago
Thanks a bunch Paul, all full steam ahead for us at the moment. Cheers Dave
7 months ago
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Graham Prentice gave $200.00.
Great cause Dave. Hopefully this all goes ahead as planned but if not, I'm sure you'll reschedule and in any event, cancer doesn't stop for C-19! All the best Graham P.
7 months ago
A huge thankyou Graham , in these c19 times fundraising is a bit difficult so your donation is externally greatful thanks a bunch mate , at worst will be postponed but I’m hopeful come October we are out living life a bit. cheers Dave
6 months ago
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David Artis gave $50.00.
All the best guys, hope it all goes ahead in October . Liam Kavanagh
6 months ago
Thanks a bunch Liam :)
5 months ago
2fatbros
Ben Hickman gave $100.00.
5 months ago
Thanks a bunch Mr Hickman, very much appreciate your generous donation :)
5 months ago
2fatbros
Reuben Sunderland gave $50.00.
Good luck!
5 months ago
Thanks a bunch Reuben your donation is very much appreciated :)
5 months ago
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paul buxton gave $100.00.
Go for it Dave!
5 months ago
Thanks a bunch for the generosity Paul, you legend. Cheers Dave
5 months ago
2fatbros
Michael Giles gave $50.00.
Good Luck with the Rally fellas!
5 months ago
Thanks a bunch for the donation Mike, its very much appreciated.
5 months ago
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Anonymous gave $25.00.
5 months ago
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Brent Peters gave $50.00.
5 months ago
You legend Brent from LUXE performance. thanks a bunch bud.
5 months ago
2fatbros
Sam Thompson gave $200.00.
Good lads!
5 months ago
Sam thankyou a bunch for the very generous donation. Helping us hit that 10 k goal. LEGEND.
5 months ago
2fatbros
Gavin Trim gave $213.00.
Good luck lads.
5 months ago
Mr 10k Gavin Trim, thanks a bunch for the generous donation mate you go straight to the top of the leader board . The support is very much appreciated. You legend!!!
5 months ago
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Emille Janssen gave $100.00.
Great effort guys - can't imagine what you were thinking when you picked a 66 Valiant with that much rust!!!
5 months ago
Huge thankyou to you Emille, the support is very much appreciated. Cheers Dave
5 months ago
2fatbros
Aaron Whitelaw gave $100.00.
Best of luck Dave!
5 months ago
Thanks a bunch Aaron, the support is very much appreciated. Legend.
5 months ago
2fatbros
Ben Haslam gave $50.00.
Good luck guys. A worthy charity and a fantastic way to raise awareness. Have a great time.
5 months ago
Thanks a bunch for the generous donation Ben the support is very much appreciated . Cheers Dave
5 months ago
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Anonymous gave $100.00.
Good luck guys
5 months ago
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Damien Quabba gave $100.00.
Looks like the Ecto-1, so won't be afraid of no ghosts!!! Great cause and should be a good adventure... Might see you guys somewhere along the way in sunny NQ!!!
5 months ago
Thanks for the generous donation Damo , it’s very March appreciated look forward to a beer in nq... haha
4 months ago
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Rachael Forsyth gave $20.00.
Enjoy your adventure for a great cause, good luck!!!
4 months ago
Thanks a bunch for the generous Donation Rach very much appreciated. Cheers Dave
4 months ago
2fatbros
Pat Moore gave $100.00.
Top work gents
4 months ago
Thanks a bunch pat for the generous donation you legend
3 months ago
2fatbros
Matthew Bowden gave $100.00.
Good luck guys, if you need any mechanical or fabrication assistance on the east coast give me a shout
3 months ago
Thanks a bunch Matt might be making that call haha
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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 $24 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.