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.
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!
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 National Jockeys' Trust is a public charitable trust established in 2004 for the purpose of providing funds and other benefits for the relief of the financial difficulties and needs of jockeys (including apprentice jockeys) and their families, especially where such needs arise through serious injury, illness or death of a jockey.
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.