Goal $10,000

Somerset Bogans

Fundraising for Cancer Council
Cancer Council
Mystery Box Rally 2019
$1,000
Raised
10%
Our Story …

It seems all families are "touched" by Cancer. No one goes unscathed these days - but to help fight and beat this wicked disease, we all need to be AWARE of symptoms, ACT upon these symptoms, and go to the Doctor but most importantly, do as much as possible to PREVENT it happening. We need to Support RESEARCH into this disease for without that... nothing changes or progresses, and we need to make use of Testing etc made available to us, to help with EARLY DETECTION . In doing this Rally and being apart of its process of preparation and participation of how it unfolds, we believe we are and can make more and more people AWARE and EDUCATED about all of the above facts. (It's so important to enlighten those folk in country towns as well as those in the city). This is our reason for wanting to be involved in this Life Giving Venture.

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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: $128,962
target: $1,000,000
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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.