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An enjoyable way to help make change and assist in fundraising for a cause.

It’s about Fundraising, Family and Fun!

Fill the seats of your favourite vehicle and invite your friends to join you for a great day out.

Cancer Cruise is a 100% kid friendly project, there are some great activities planned to keep the kids entertained during the Cruise.

The Cruise will be departing on a date to be confirmed, will we keep you posted on the new date.

Gather by 8.30am for a 9.15am departure for your Cruise to lunch.

Teams will park up from around 12.30pm.  After lunch teams will make their own way home with departures starting from 2.30pm.

If you choose, you can join other Cruisers on the return leg for an optional stop closer to home and continue the conversation.

Cancer Cruise is about getting much needed funds to Australia’s best cancer researchers and with an 80% minimum of all funds raised, we will have a direct impact.

  • There is a minimum $250 fundraising target
  • All funds go directly to Cancer Council
  • Maximum of 20% used to cover costs
  • Over 100 proven fundraising ideas available to Cruisers
  • Great prizes for the top fundraisers on each Cruise
  • Support for all participants from the Box Rallies team

The registration fee is $95 & is payable when you join the Cruise. This includes your teams place on the Cruise, a Cancer Cruise decal, your vehicle numbers and two Cancer Cruise Caps (including postage).

Additional Cancer Cruise caps and Cancer Cruise decals are available for purchase if you wish.

 

There are TWO ways you can join Cancer Cruise, either in a HOSTED CRUISE or a DO YOUR OWN (DYO) CRUISE.

 

 

THE HOSTED CRUISE is open to anyone to join.  Just register your team and start fundraising vital funds for Cancer Research.
The detailed routes for the Hosted Cancer Cruise will be sent to participants two weeks before the official Cancer Cruise Day.
See below for a brief outline of the routes on our Hosted Cruises:
BRISBANE – Start at the Gap, Morning Tea at Somerset & Lunch at Maleny.
LAUNCESTON – Start at Launceston, Morning Tea at Scottsdale & Lunch at Bridport.
MELBOURNE – Start at Port Melbourne, Morning Tea at Meredith & Lunch at Mount Macedon.
PERTH – Start at Fremantle, Morning Tea at Chidlow & Lunch at Caversham.
SYDNEY – Start at Sydney Olympic Park, Morning Tea at Glenorie & Lunch at St Albans.

THE DO YOUR OWN (DYO) CRUISE is a great option to organise your own private Cruise with friends, family, colleagues or for a club to offer to members.  It has the same format as the hosted Cruise except you set your own route.
It’s up to you whether you do it on the same day as The Hosted Cruises or choose your own date, just get in touch with Box Rallies HQ and have a chat about the possibilities.
You only pay ONE registration fee and ALL the members of your DYO Cruise fundraise and donate to the one fundraising page.
You invite your own participants and provide them with the link to your DYO Cruise fundraising page.

It’s a must to include on your club’s event calendar.

 

Cancer Cruise is run by Box Rallies, who are behind Shitbox Rally and Mystery Box Rally.
Box Rallies is the largest community-based fundraiser nationally for our chosen beneficiary Cancer Council and over the past twelve years Box Rallies have raised over $30 million for Cancer Research.

We’d love to hear from you.
Email: info@boxrallies.com
Phone: 08-8423 1299

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Our Partner

We have been in partnership with Cancer Council since 2009 and they remain our chosen beneficiary.

The relationship is strong and both groups support each other to provide our participants will all the support needed to fundraise for cancer research.

All funds raised go directly to Cancer Council.

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The Cause

 

Box Rallies Fund Outstanding Cancer Research Projects Nationally

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is the pinnacle for vital funding for groundbreaking cancer research projects, but their budget only goes so far.  The cancer researchers who miss out get another chance at funding via Cancer Council grants.  The impact of these projects has been felt right across Australia with many of the grants made possible by Box Rallies funding.

For the first time, Box Rallies funds the next highest ranked grants after the NHMRC.  This means that Box Rallies will fund some of the most exciting cancer research projects across the country – with the highest potential to significantly impact those affected by cancer.

2020/2021 net Box Rallies funds were allocated to 2022 research grants. This has meant Cancer Council could allocate funds to the 5 highest ranked grants with $2.22m net revenue.

Here are some examples of multi-state research funded by Box Rallies:

2022 RESEARCH GRANTS
FY 2020/2021
University of Melbourne (Associate Professor Michael Griffin) – $443,055: Pancreatic and colorectal – A new therapeutic opportunity for gastrointestinal cancers
University of Melbourne (Associate Professor Daniel Buchanan) – $447,752: Colorectal – Linking gut bacteria to the development of early onset colorectal cancer using multi-omic profiling
The University of Adelaide (Professor Lisa Butler) – $433,228: Prostate cancer – A patient-derived discovery platform for companion biomarker development in prostate cancer
University of Western Australia (Associate Professor Pilar Blancafort) – $449,356: Breast cancer – Identification and targeting of a new subtype of oestrogen receptor breast positive breast cancer
University of Sydney (Dr Jenny Yingzi Wang) – $450,000: Acute myeloid leukaemia – Developing a novel targeted therapy for treating chemotherapy-resistant leukaemia

2021 RESEARCH GRANTS
FY 2019/2020
Garvan Institute of Medical Research NSW
 (Dr Robert Weatheritt) – $448,283: Breast – switching off the spread of triple-negative breast cancer
University of Technology Sydney NSW (Dr Doan Trang Nguyen) – $449,316: Using artificial intelligence to enhance radiotherapy effectiveness
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research & University of Western Australia WA (Prof Peter Leedman) – $450,00: Liver – finding new ways to treat liver cancer
University of Queensland QLD (Prof Gabrielle Belz) – $382,148: Melanoma – finding new treatment targets for advanced melanoma
University of Melbourne VIC (Dr Michelle Peate) – $434,639: Improving the health and well-being of women cancer survivors
Centenary Institute NSW (Dr Jessamy Tiffen) – $447,725: Melanoma – reversing treatment resistance in melanoma

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