Goal $5,000

Desert Surfers

Fundraising for Cancer Council
Cancer Council
Mystery Box Rally 2019
$2,175
Raised
44%
Our Story …

After a very challenging and stress full 2017 and 18 we have decided that it's time for us to do our bit and help raise as much money as we can for the Cancer Council of Australia.

We are really happy to announce that we're taking part in Mystery Box Rally in 2019!!

Mystery Box Rally is one of the largest community lead fundraising events for the Cancer Council in Australia having raised over $3.5 million in the last 6 years. Part of the requirements for our participation is to raise a minimum of $3,500 but we hope to raise well above this amount. These funds go to the Cancer Council and we are extremely proud to be doing our part to support such a worthy charity. They do some awesome work supporting people with cancer, and funding important research.

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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Here's what I'm doing …

Teams will drive their own 25+ year old cars along a mystery route in this unique 5 day challenge, all in the name of cancer research. The route is a loop starting and finishing at the same location, but all the other details are kept under wraps, only given to the teams each morning.

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: $64,769
target: $1,000,000
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1 month ago
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The Desert Surfers are super stoked to be included in the Mystery Box Rally this August! Kurt is busy tracking down our mode of transport and we've got our fingers crossed for some type of luxury saloon. The reality though with a $1K budget is more likely a 1976 Kia! Don is out collecting old water well maps in anticipation of a long, bone rattling, radiator boiling desert adventure.

2017 and 2018 we're very stressful and although everyone is OK now we've decided that we need to pull our fingers out and start raising some funds for the Cancer Council via the Box Rallies.

So if you can donate and support us as we raise money for this great cause it would be greatly appreciated!! YEW!!

1 month ago
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Anonymous gave $50.00.
Good luck guys! What a great cause.
1 month ago
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Anonymous gave $50.00.
a great cause
3 weeks ago
Thank you so much for you generosity
1 week ago
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Matthew Stewart gave $50.00.
1 week ago
Cheers Matty for your support mate..!
1 week ago
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Lyndall Ward gave $30.00.
Awesome 😎
1 week ago
Thank you guys for your support...!!
1 week ago
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Shakira Westdorp gave $100.00.
Desert surfers rule!
1 week ago
Thanks legend for your generosity..!!
1 week ago
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Alanna Maycock gave $200.00.
Good luck Dougo. Lots of love, Alanna, Nail, Archie & Sethxxx
1 week ago
You guys are the best..!!! Thank you so so much for your generosity.. x
1 week ago
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Todd Carter gave $50.00.
Awesome job boys
1 week ago
Cheers champ for your support
1 week ago
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Brad Down gave $100.00.
Have Fun!
1 week ago
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Jan and horsti Hillenbrand gave $100.00.
Go boys proud of you. Keep us posted with how its all going. Us hillenbrands in W.A. xxx
1 week ago
Thanks so much mum and dad xx
1 week ago
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Craig Watchman gave $25.00.
1 week ago
Cheers Craig for you support.!!
1 week ago
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Steven Turner gave $20.00.
1 week ago
Thanks for your generosity mate.!!
1 week ago
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The Ballantine’s gave $100.00.
Shredd it up desert surfers 👍👍
1 week ago
Thank you so much for your generous contribution guys ..!!! Xx
1 week ago
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Daniel Maycock gave $150.00.
In honour of beautiful Lisa xxx
1 day ago
Thank you so much for you support and generosity x
1 week ago
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Clare Leitch gave $50.00.
In honour of Aisling Cronin’s dear Sister Lisa. Xxx
1 day ago
Thank you for your generosity
1 week ago
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Josh Linklater gave $100.00.
1 week ago
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Marie Maycock gave $150.00.
In honour of lovely Lisa Ash's sister. Marie and Mick Maycock xx
1 day ago
You guys are the best thank you for supporting us x
1 week ago
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Andrea Zerafa gave $100.00.
well done!! Andrea
1 day ago
Thank you for your generous contribution
1 week ago
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Pete Dawson gave $200.00.
Go Operation Desert Surfers!
1 day ago
Thanks so much for your help mate..!
1 week ago
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Sportsgrass Pty Ltd gave $100.00.
1 day ago
Cheers for the donation mate
1 week ago
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David Pisterman gave $50.00.
Every family is being affected.
1 week ago
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Steve Schutt gave $100.00.
Can I come with you next year??
1 day ago
Cheers for your help mate you can definitely come on the next one..!!
6 days ago
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Rodney Miller gave $100.00.
Good luck!
1 day ago
Thanks legend for your contribution..!
6 days ago
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Craig Brown gave $100.00.
3 days ago
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Scott Bartel gave $50.00.
1 day ago
Thanks for your support mate
1 day ago
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Michael Bray gave $50.00.
Good luck Gentlemen Great cause
1 day ago
Thanks for your support you legend
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The Impact, Outcomes & Charity

Mystery Box 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 Mystery Box Rally we can fund world-class research that reduces the impact of cancer for everyone.

Over $13 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.