Goal $5,000
Fundraising for Cancer Council
Cancer Council
Shitbox Rally 2020 Autumn
$5,625
Raised
113%
Our Story …

G’day y’all, Josh and I are proud to announce that in May 2020, we will be taking part in the glorified annual Shitbox Rally!! Racing as ‘The Hipster and The Hick,’ we will be driving from Alice Springs to the Gold Coast via the Gulf of Carpentaria (approx. 3,960kms) over 7 days alongside a veritable flotilla of cars, each worth less than $1,000!!

This is all in the hopes of raising money for the Cancer Council, a charity which we both hold dear due to our own experiences with this horrible disease. I guess that it isn’t really a surprise that we’re doing this in memory of our dad, Paul. All the money raised goes straight through to them, with each team required to meet a $5,000 minimum target – although this is regularly exceeded, with the overall goal of this particular rally set at $2,000,000.

So please, tell your friends, their friends, their parents, maybe even their parents, and give generously! This is the hardest part, trying to raise the funds, and we both really appreciate every dollar that is given. Please don’t forget to follow our progress/watch us make fools of ourselves along our journey via this page and our blog post below.

Cheers,
Lachy and Josh

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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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The Hipster and The Hick Feed
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7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Lachlan Hine gave $50.00.
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Hannah Mitchell gave $100.00.
I can’t wait to see the adventure; and for such a worthy cause xoxo
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Mitch Dudley gave $50.00.
Good luck guys!
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Candice Smith gave $100.00.
Go awn and git it, fams.
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Jenni Jones gave $50.00.
You never cease to amaze, Lachie!
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Georgia Hammond gave $100.00.
Kick some ass :)
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
M Gaite gave $20.00.
Great cause! Best of luck and drive safe.
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Dominic Mullan gave $200.00.
Legends 🙌🏽
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Adam Wakeling gave $35.00.
Go well brother!
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Madeleine Hine gave $200.00.
So proud of you both! ❤️
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Jacqueline Graves gave $100.00.
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Louise Scott-Barnes gave $50.00.
With much love in honor of Paul! Trev and Lou xoxo
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Paul Maher gave $100.00.
Love and best wishes the Maher family xx
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Elaine and Tony Hine gave $100.00.
Good luck boys love you xx
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Carol Lloyd gave $50.00.
Awesome act in memory of my childhood friend Paul. You go guys
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Susan and Richard Morris gave $50.00.
In memory of Paul we have some wonderful memories of your Father Paul Hine and the Hine Family.
7 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Sue Kelly gave $100.00.
Great cause, Have Fun! Sue and Ant xx
6 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Christine Coombes gave $100.00.
An amazing feat for you both to undertake, your Dad would be very proud. Chrisi and Tony Coombes
6 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Robert Boletti gave $100.00.
Love your work guys. You're gonna have a blast!
6 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Daniel O'Neil gave $20.00.
Give em hell boish
6 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Isaac Graves gave $50.00.
Excellent car choice, looks like a rippah! Good luck!!
6 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Sarah Graves gave $100.00.
Great way to honour Paul. I can't wait to see and hear the stories, there will be many!
6 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Peter Nichols gave $120.00.
From Karen, Peter, Jordan, Rory, Ben and Maddie
5 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Melbourne Brickwork Restoration gave $1,390.00.
5 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
George Reid gave $100.00.
5 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Rachel Coombes gave $100.00.
5 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Damien Goodman gave $100.00.
All the best boys, hope all goes well! Love you both xx Damo
3 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Shae Williams gave $20.00.
Well done Boys, I work with your mum and I wanted to show my support for a very worthy cause, one which has touched many of us in different ways! Good Luck, what an adventure!!
3 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Brad Dredge gave $20.00.
2 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Anonymous gave $100.00.
To Paul RIP
2 months ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Kaushi Gunasekera gave $100.00.
Hi Josh & Lachy, I work for NPFS and I have heard so many good things about your father. I was not lucky enough to meet him in person :( This is such a worthy cause and appreciates your support in the community. Regards, Kaushi
1 month ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Andrew Blair gave $100.00.
Great job Josh, all the best Andrew, Tess and kids
1 month ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Belinda Turner gave $50.00.
Good work Hipster & the Hick, all that extra time to prepare means you will be super ready for the adventure!
1 month ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Lev & Sim Mackenzie gave $300.00.
Your a top bloke Josh, I'm sure your Dad was too! Happy and proud to support such a great cause which we know means a lot to you and your family xxx
1 month ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Warakirri Cropping gave $1,200.00.
2 weeks ago
The Hipster and The Hick
Bec Magee gave $100.00.
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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 $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.