Mayne Pharma contributes to community activities both financially, in-kind and by donating time. We support several not-for-profit organisations that contribute to community-based initiatives, support disadvantaged sections of society, conduct educational and training programs and promote healthy lifestyles.
Some of the charitable activities Mayne Pharma has recently supported, include:
Red Kite Charity (Australia) – Mayne Pharma actively supports the Victorian Regional Council of Red Kite who provides support to families affected by childhood and adolescent cancer. In FY20, Mayne Pharma was a State Round sponsor of the Corporate Quiz in Melbourne and participated in the Amazing Race team building event around Melbourne.
Foodbank (Australia) – Mayne Pharma donated to Foodbank in December 2020 to provide 24,000 meals to vulnerable Australian which resulted in over 13,000kgs of food and social return on investment of over $300,000 through helping food insecure individuals with food relief we are also empowering them in other aspects of their life.
Foodbank (Central and Eastern North Carolina) – Mayne Pharma donated in December 2020 over 100,000 meals to vulnerable Americans experiencing food insecurity during the holiday season.
Mayne Pharma Scholarships (US) – Mayne Pharma provides US$1,000 scholarships for local students and Mayne Pharma employee children who are entering postsecondary educational programs. The scholarships are competitive based on cumulative academic performance and service to the community. Preference is given to students intending to pursue degrees in science and technology.
Mayne Pharma Scholarships (AU) – Educational scholarship in the memory of the Honourable Ron Best who was a member of the Board of Directors of Mayne Pharma from 2006 to 2019. Provides the recipient with financial assistance to support higher education studies. Scholarship is targeted to Australian employees who don’t have a tertiary qualification.
Mayne Pharma Giving Campaign (US) – The United Way provides a platform for elective employee gifts to charitable donations via payroll deduction. The company sponsors an “Agency Fair” that allows non-profit agencies associated with the United Way to come on site and meet directly with employees about their mission and programs. Employees can either give directly to a designated agency. In 2019, Mayne Pharma and its employees contributed more than US$150,000 to local charities and non-profits, including US$120,000 to cancer related research and patient support. The company matches all donations.
Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures (Australia) - Koalas can contract a lethal fungal infection called cryptococcosis. Mayne Pharma donated LOZANOC® (SUBA®-itraconazole) to treat sick koalas at Hartley’s Crocodile Adventure park