Company Supporters

03
Mar
2017
“The annual Michael Williams Memorial Golf Day was held earlier this month and the team at Callaghans put on yet another day of great fun for a great cause.
 
Together with the Count Charitable Foundation's donation of $10,000, Callaghans managed to raise over $15,000 for Bowel Cancer Australia from the day.
16
Sep
2016

Australian Taxation Office, Canberra

Supporting Red Apple Day 2016

The Australian Taxation Office in Canberra got behind Bowel Cancer Australia and Red Apple Day to help raise awareness.
 
“Our Red Apple Day display and fundraiser at ATO National Office went really well. We handed out all the flyers as staff came in for the day and sold all the pins by the end of lunch. We also had flyers on all the notice boards and at the top of the escalators as you enter the building. On the day everyone was really supportive and lots of people asked questions about tests. Unfortunately we did hear stories about people who had lost loved ones to bowel cancer and at a young age” said Michelle.
24
Jun
2016

UBS collects $12.5k for cause

Australian Financial Review

 
The UBS equities team has taken time away from their Bloomberg screens to raise $12,500 for bowel cancer awareness. It was a group effort- and took just a few hours - helped by UBS's head of sales trading Dave Singer initially offering to shave his head (to a number three setting) for $1000. But the total raise exceeded all expectations which meant the stakes were also raised on Dave's shave.
 
George Kanaan, head of distribution, was tasked with the shaving duties. Getting behind the cause and Bowel Cancer Awareness Month was important to the UBS team, after Kanaan was diagnosed with the illness in May 2012. He subsequently won that battle and is now a Bowel Cancer Australia Ambassador.
 
UBS Australia recently held a bowel cancer awareness session for more than 100 employees. Kanaan hosted the event and snared his journey of diagnosis and treatment Also speaking at the presentation was Brian McFadyen, director of Bowel Cancer Australia. He noted the importance of raising awareness of symptoms and screening.
03
Feb
2016

Serious message in remembering Michael

The team at Callaghans Business Services is preparing for the second charity golf day on February 26 to raise funds for Bowel Cancer Australia in the name of their former partner.

The Michael Williams Memorial Trust is in honour of Callaghans’ financial planning partner, who died from bowel cancer in October, 2014, aged 32.

“We decided to choose a golf day to raise money for Bowel Cancer Australia through the Michael Williams Memorial Trust as Michael was a keen golfer who loved nothing more than a day out of the office networking with his industry peers,” says Callaghans’ partner, Justin Corkran. 

“We were blown away with the success of last year’s golf day. Not only was it a beautiful day but we managed to raise $23,000 and had many comments that it was the best golf day many of the players have ever been involved in.”

http://citynews.com.au 

09
Oct
2015

Gallay Red Apple Day Fundraiser selfies

Supporting Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2015

Gallay Medical held an apple selfie fundraiser on Red Apple Day to show their support for Bowel Cancer Australia.
 
"$825 was raised for a great cause and the selfie competition turned out to be a lot of fun!" said event organiser, Alex Kelly.
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