Dry July is an online social community where an individual or team can sign up to the challenge of a month long sponsored abstinence from alcohol. The funds raised from participants' sponsorship directly benefit the lives of adults living with cancer right across Australia. In our first year of contributing to the Dry July challenge and charity, the Propex Derivatives team raised $2,477.80 – all without touching a drop!
In July 2008 John Logan's life was taken too soon after battling gastrointestinal cancer for 3½ years. It was John’s wish that something could be done to aid the treatment of similar cancers and in 2009 the John Logan Foundation was formed. The JLF have since offered financial support to more than 25 people since helping their first patient in May 2010.
During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces in Australia and around the world. The aim of which is to raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and depression in men. In 2011, a hairy faced Propex team raised $3,268.
We have proudly sponsored UNIT since its inception in 2007. We believe UNIT is an important society that is run by students with over 5500 members. As part of our relationship with UNIT we co-host seminars about the trading profession at universities in Australia on an annual basis to help educate students thinking of taking up a career in finacial markets.
The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network incorporates The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick, Bear Cottage, the Newborn and paediatric Emergency Transport Service (NETS), the Pregnancy and newborn Services Network (PSN) and the Children's Court Clinic.