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Joseph Capaldi

Kokoda 2018

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My target 20kms

I'm fundraising for The Madison Capaldi Research Fund

No one should have to bury their own child.

For the past 13 years, after the tragic and unexpected death of my daughter Madison, I have been fundraising for research into illnesses and diseases which affect babies born prematurely. After a recent meeting with the doctors who care for these sick babies, we have decided that an incubator is required in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit. This vital piece of equipment could be the difference between life and death for many of these babies.

I have no doubt that trekking the Kokoda Trail will be a challenge, however, after having spent 3 months in the NICU with Madison and Charlotte, I know that the kids and their families will be doing it tougher!

Please come along and share this journey with me by donating as much as you possibly can so that future babies will have a better chance of survival.

Thankyou, onbehalf of all the premature babies and their families.

Thank you to my Sponsors




Evergreen Turf

Good luck with the Kokoda Trail Joe, we know that you will complete the trek successfully. All the best from Evergreen Turf, and Dad & Daves Turf.


Adonis Building


Mark Parker Golf




Diagnostech Pty Ltd


Jim & Tycho

Inspiring endeavour Joe, the very best of luck from both all of us.


Phillip & Anna Iacona- White Formwork Holdings

Good Luck Joe all the very best. Hope you reach your goal.


Mirko Nad

Good luck Joe, You will do it, very inspiring indeed.


Local Pools & Spas




Joseph Capaldi


Ludwig & Nancy And The Rivas Tribe

Good luck Joe on the infamous and arduous Kokoda track. It’s a great cause you are fundraising for and we hope that you reach the target 🎯 that you are aiming for so that the equipment can be up and running in the hospital. All our love the Rivas x


Navid Movahedi

Thanks for doing an amazing job for us. Good luck on your trek.


Danielle Capaldi

Good luck dad, we love you for doing this for Madison. We know you can do it!! Love Charlotte and Noah xx




Dominic Koessler

All the best Joe!


Ray Vella

Wish I could join you guys.Its a great idea and am sure you will have a lot of great stories to tell on your return.


Gihan Touma

Good luck Joe. What an amazing effort


Deb And Ruby Woodbury


A Symond


Mark And Michele Finn

We were so sorry to hear about your little Madison. What an inspiring story and such a beautiful thing to do to keep Madison’s name alive and to help so many other children. Good luck doing the Kokoda track Joseph! We are sure Madison will be with you all the way. ❤️


Nicole Anderson

Amazing effort Joe and the whole Capaldi clan. Your dedication to helping other families in preventing them going through what you went through, selfless and inspiring. Love to you , Dan, Charlotte and Noah in your quest to save lives!


Karen Thrift

Wishing you all the best Joe ! Take care, what a wonderful thing you guys are doing.


Marco Scannone

Hi joe! Well done for organising this fundraiser. You are a top Bloke!


Grainger Family

Hey Joe, Best of luck to you and your fellow trekkers for your incredible journey! Justin, Kym, Dylan & Flynn


Stephen Jones

All the best for the Trail!


Pappardelle Ristorante


Melissa And Tony

Al the best Joe


Marcus & Maria Leonard

Best Wishes Joe.


The Rees Family

Your family is doing a wonderful job with this cause. Good luck on the trip.


Raheb Family

Good luck and safe trekking!