Goal $10,000
Fundraising for Cancer Council
Cancer Council
Shitbox Rally 2020 Autumn
$5,326
Raised
53%
Our Story …

We are really pleased to announce that we're taking part in Shitbox Rally 2020 Autumn!! This year, all the teams are driving their shitboxes from Alice Springs to Gold Coast via the Gulf of Carpentaria.
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 Autumn 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.

Help my campaign succeed
Share Now!
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, 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.

donate now
raised: $663,769
target: $2,000,000
donate now
Cobalt Blues Feed
showing 36 / 36
2 months ago
Cobalt Blues
Cobalt Blues

we now have a car

2 months ago
Cobalt Blues
John Wardman gave $500.00.
In memory of Cynthia my mum
2 months ago
Cobalt Blues
Richard Wardman gave $200.00.
Funds to a great project. Also in memory of Cynthia Wardman
2 months ago
Cobalt Blues
wendy tan gave $50.00.
Good luck mate and don't break down too often
2 months ago
Cobalt Blues
Andrea Roberts gave $100.00.
Go the Cobalt Blues!
2 months ago
Cobalt Blues
Dave Collins gave $50.00.
2 months ago
Cobalt Blues
Craig Maltz gave $100.00.
You a true legend!
2 months ago
Cobalt Blues
Heath Porteous gave $100.00.
2 months ago
Cobalt Blues
Anonymous gave $26.00.
Good on you!
2 months ago
Cobalt Blues
Michael Quinert gave $100.00.
1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
Stephen Robertson gave $50.00.
1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
J McInerney gave $200.00.
RIP C
1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
Robert Martin gave $500.00.
Safer than abseiling.
1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
Kaye Grasso gave $200.00.
Best Wishes John, stay safe. Len & Kaye
1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
Cobalt Blues

Car has cleaned up quite well.

Rego check on Thursday - fingers crossed

1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
doug knox gave $500.00.
john, now that the car is polished , its bound to glide through the air the whole way ! great cause and i am sure you will have fun, drive safely
1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
Richard Lamport gave $100.00.
Enjoy the ride, guys. Sounds like a great cause. Rds, Richard & Linda L
1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
Bruce Clarke gave $100.00.
John, Good luck, hope the rally has lots of laughs.. As cancer touches everybody.. cheers Bruce
1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
CT FREIGHT PTY LTD gave $500.00.
Clive W Thomas and CT Freight Pty Ltd
1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
Clive Finkelstein gave $50.00.
1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
Michael Braham gave $100.00.
1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
Soon Loh gave $50.00.
Hi john, I am inspired by your generous adventurous spirit. Keep it up
1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
NWR Communications gave $200.00.
1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
Bronwyn Barnes gave $50.00.
Hi John - best of luck for the rally and the fundraising! best regards Bron
1 month ago
Cobalt Blues
Julia Stamell gave $50.00.
Only you John could seek out adventure like this!
4 weeks ago
Cobalt Blues
Mike Coventon gave $100.00.
Great cause John, have loads of fun on the way. All the best, The Coventons
4 weeks ago
Cobalt Blues
ERNIE HALL gave $200.00.
4 weeks ago
Cobalt Blues
Joan Edwards gave $100.00.
All the best John, hope you make it and raise lots Joan
3 weeks ago
Cobalt Blues
Sean McGrath gave $50.00.
Sounds like an inspirational cause John. I look forward to hearing more about it. Regards, Sean McGrath.
3 weeks ago
Cobalt Blues
Anonymous gave $50.00.
Don't think Bams would have approved of the name either John Wardman but would have approved of the cause!
3 weeks ago
Cobalt Blues
Azalea Consulting gave $100.00.
2 weeks ago
Cobalt Blues
Daryl Edwards gave $100.00.
2 weeks ago
Cobalt Blues
Dean Curnow gave $50.00.
1 week ago
Cobalt Blues
Charvest Pty Ltd gave $500.00.
John, please keep going. A year without you in action would be very slow.
1 week ago
Cobalt Blues
Cobalt Blues

So glad to get to 50% of our target fund raise.

Thanks to all our supporters

Now we need to get a sponsor for our car!!

3 hours ago
Cobalt Blues
Terry McInerney gave $200.00.
enjoy and return safe
Team Sponsors
No sponsors added yet.
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.