Category Archives: Philanthropy

Susan G. Komen laces up to end breast cancer

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Every year, thousands of people join together to support the North Central Alabama Affiliate of Susan G. Komen in the fight against breast cancer by running and walking at the annual Race for the Cure. Sirote & Permutt has been a long-time supporter of Susan G. Komen of North Central Alabama and once again weRead More

Sirote & Permutt supports Urban Ministry’s Table of Hope


Jim Vann is a Sirote & Permutt attorney. When Birmingham’s post-industrial economy took a downward turn in the late 70s, Urban Ministry was there to lift up Birmingham’s inner city neighborhoods and provide basic needs through its Community Kitchen, food assistance and emergency care programs. Today, nearly 40 years later, Urban Ministry is still cultivatingRead More

FOCUS on Recovery: Helping women face the challenges of recovery from substance abuse


David Wooldridge is a Sirote and Permutt attorney and a FOCUS on Recovery Board member. FOCUS on Recovery, a substance abuse recovery residence for women, was recently honored in the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ) 2014 Nonprofit Awards, which recognize Birmingham’s leading nonprofit organizations and charities as well as the corporate citizens that support them. AtRead More

Sirote & Permutt’s dedication to education


John Cooper is the CEO of Sirote & Permutt. Updated July 17, 2014 Here at Sirote & Permutt, we fully realize the value and importance of a quality education. It is one of the fundamental commitments of our Sirote Supports initiative, which provides support to programs that strengthen the community and positively impact the areas of health,Read More

Birmingham Business Journal’s 2014 Nonprofit Awards

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John Cooper is the CEO of Sirote & Permutt. Today, the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ) held the 2014 Nonprofit Awards ceremony to honor top nonprofit organizations and charities in Birmingham, as well as the businesses and corporate citizens that support them. The Birmingham area is full of nonprofit organizations and businesses working for the greater good, andRead More

Judson College celebrates 175 years of educating and empowering women

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Liz Hutchins is a Sirote & Permutt attorney and Judson College Alumnae Association President. There is much more to education than the classes, tests and grade point averages – education has the ability to empower and strengthen a generation. Education can be valuable for everyone, but it can have an especially significant impact on women.Read More

“Take Steps” toward a cure with the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation


Jerry Held is an attorney at Sirote & Permutt and former board member of the Alabama/North Florida chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. Mark your calendars for May 17, 2014, and join us at Take Steps Birmingham, the largest fundraising event of the year for the Alabama/Northwest Florida Chapter of the Crohn’s andRead More

Bringing the Big Easy to the Magic City: The 2014 Cajun Cook-Off benefiting Girls Inc.

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By Kelli Robinson, Sirote & Permutt attorney and Girls Inc. board chair The 4th Annual Cajun Cook-Off, the signature fundraiser for Girls Inc. of Central Alabama, is quickly approaching. Girls Inc. encourages girls to become successful and productive community citizens, and all funds generated by the Cajun Cook-off will benefit programs that inspire Central Alabama girlsRead More