A Victorian man has completed a challenge to eat a KFC Zinger Box every day for 100 days, but it was all for a good cause.

The Phillip Island man started his deep-fried journey as a bit of fun, but when people began asking to send him money to pay for the dirty bird, he came up with an idea.

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Instead of accepting the money for more Kentucky’s, Seamus Murphy decided that he would donate the money to mental health organisations.

All up, he raised almost $1,300 for Movember and Black Dog Institute, telling The Bass Coast News that it was a “cause that hits close to home.”

Mr Murphy told The Bass Coast News of how he sadly lost a friend to suicide in January this year.

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“It was pretty shocking for my group of friends,” Mr Murphy said.

“When you’re struggling silently, that’s where it hits most.”

As for the ramifications of a daily intake of a Zinger Box, he says that he did enough exercise to not worry too much, but might change things up with a Subway challenge next time.

 

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