Category Archives: Philanthropy

ArtPlay enriches the community through creative endeavors


Howard Neiswender is a Sirote & Permutt attorney and member of the Alys Stephens Center Advisory Board. Birmingham’s Alys Stephens Center (ASC) has been gracing the community with premier artists in music, dance, theatre, comedy, film and family entertainment since 1996. The ASC houses four superb performance venues and is recognized as one of theRead More

Homewood City Schools Foundation: Impacting every student, every day 


Enslen Crowe is a Sirote & Permutt attorney and Homewood City Schools Foundation board member. The Homewood City Schools Foundation is a nonprofit organization that has provided financial support for educational programs and technology for all five Homewood schools since 1994. David Wooldridge, a partner here at Sirote & Permutt, was one of the foundingRead More

Sirote’s finest hour supports United Way of Central Alabama

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Todd Carlisle is a Sirote & Permutt attorney and United Way of Central Alabama board member. The United Way of Central Alabama (UWCA) is a volunteer-led nonprofit organization that leads and supports community efforts to improve lives and create positive, long term social change. The organization has been serving the community needs of Jefferson, Shelby,Read More

Susan G. Komen laces up to end breast cancer

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John Cooper is the CEO of Sirote & Permutt. 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 ofRead 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