Tuscany, Italy

Across the Outback: Help Michele Evangelisti to support AUS Niguarda Onlus

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Running across Australia, to support AUS Niguarda Onlus in buying medical devices for spinal injury

Michele Evangelisti, an Ultra trailer, a traveller, an explorer, a citizen of the world. He will cross the Australian Outback running, extremely hot and full of danger, to raise funds for those people who don’t want to give up a full life because of a disability.
Michele says “Sports are the opportunity for redemption and rebirth. I want to run to make sports possible for every person who would like to do it! That’s why I’ll raise funds for AUS Niguarda Onlus, an association that supports the Spinal Unit of the Niguarda Hospital.”
AUS Niguarda Onlus is a voluntary organization established in 1998 to promote the realization in Lombardy of a center dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of spinal cord injury: the Unipolar Spinal Unit of Niguarda, open to the public in 2002.
The Association AUS Niguarda alongside the Unipolar Spinal Unit, at which it is established, in the delicate task of integrating the global path rehabilitation of people with spinal cord injury. AUS Niguarda is a non-profit organization of law and obtained, October 22, 2012, by decree of the Lombardy Regional Council No. 9359, the legal recognition.
Today the Unipolar Spinal Unit of Niguarda is one of the most important Italian centers dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of people with spinal cord injury and of children born with Spina Bifida.
AUS Niguarda Onlus is aimed at Unit Spinal patients, their families and other people with spinal cord injury, providing services and information on all aspects affecting the quality of life of people para / tetraplegic.
Running Across Australia from Darwin -Northern Territory- the 13th of November and he will cross the Outback to reach Adelaide -South Australia- till the 31st of December…Just less than 50 days to run 3.100Km in the Outback and to manage unexpected delays…because there is no better way to live, experience, discover, and meet a territory and the people who live there.
Michele Evangelisti has started a crowdfunding campaign with a goal of raising $14,500 the raised money will be used for the flight tickets (3 x €1500) and for renting a van (€10.000). A photographer and a physiotherapist will go along with Michele and they all are enthusiastic of going in an expedition in order to help people who have special needs!
“Then, we want to share with you our philosophy: YOUR GOALS CAN BE ACHIEVED, IF YOU BELIEVE IN THEM. This is a very ambitious project, we know, but we are convinced that everybody can do something extraordinary thanks to the motivation. I’m an athlete, not an extraordinary man, but my motivation is so strong that I’ll do my best to reach Adelaide before the plane will leave, and my crew will help me! It won’t be easy, it won’t be without difficulties. But my motivation is not simply based on running from Darwin to Adelaide; we want to help those who would never been able to do it, in improving their life conditions. That’s what we’ll do if we get your support. Your donation will increase our possibility to help concretely AUS Niguarda Onlus, in buying medical devices for spinal cord injuries or Spina Bifida. These devices will allow injured people in going back to sports” says Michele.
You’ve read this far. You’re ready to support. THANK YOU! But everyone loves perks. Take a look at what they’ve got to offer!

  • Thanks…Social Media Shot Out
  • An original Australian picture for your desktop
  • Super awesome T-Shirt
  • Original T-Shirt+postcard
  • Trek or Train with Michele Evangelisti

Any amount would count and it would be much appreciated if you are not able to give then to SHARE SHARE SHARE! Thank you all and much love!
If you want to support this project, you can do so by donating on their Indiegogo page:


funding goal

Project Rewards
$10 USD
Thanks...Social Media Shot Out
Hey THANKS! No amount is too small: you are making our Run-Expedition into a reality! We will thank you on our Social Media!
$25 USD
A picture for your desktop
We will send you a virtual picture of our expedition and you would use it for your desktop! Don't miss the opportunity to receive an original Australian pic!
$50 USD
Across the Outback magnet
The original Across the Outback magnets will arrive directly to your home!
$75 USD
Super awesome T-Shirt
We are gonna make a limited run of our original T-Shirt! Don't miss the occasion to have it directly to your home!
$100 USD
Our original T-Shirt+postcard
You will receive one of our limited edition T-Shirt and we will send you a personal postcard to you from Australia upon our arrival! The 5% of your donation goes directly to AUS Niguarda Onlus.
$500 USD
Trek or Train with me!
I will take you and one of your friend on a trekking or training day all over the Alps, in Italy! Come and enjoy a full day with me and experience the beauty of living our mountain! The 5% of your donation goes directly to AUS Niguarda Onlus.
$1000 USD
A trek or train WE!
We will offer you a two days' experience on the Alps: come and trek or train with me and enjoy an all inclusive week end with a photo shooting realized by the professional photographer, Ricky Monti! You have only to cover the travel expense...we will think about everything else! The 5% of your donation goes directly to AUS Niguarda Onlus.
$14500 USD
All in!
If you want to cover entirely our expenses, you will be the primary sponsor of our run expedition. Your branding, logo, images and/or headshot will be displayed on our APP and on my dresses. Besides the numerous marketing benefits produced from our features, you will have the ultimate satisfaction of knowing you made this dream come true! The 5% of your donation goes directly to AUS Niguarda Onlus.

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