Sutherland Women Stepping Up® is a philanthropic initiative led by women attorneys at Sutherland who are dedicated to empowering women’s social and financial independence through impactful philanthropy.
Sutherland Women Stepping Up offers collective philanthropy projects and educational opportunities to instill a sense of power, confidence and unity among the women attorneys and to provide opportunities to build relationships in the community and within the firm.
Each year, Sutherland Women Stepping Up identifies a charitable organization that will benefit from its fundraising efforts. In 2012, Sutherland Women Stepping Up donated $50,000 to Families First's Literacy Improvement Program, and in 2013, Sutherland Women Stepping Up donated $50,000 for the Families First Permanency Cooperatives. Sutherland Women Stepping Up is raising funds for Community Advanced Practice Nurses in its 2014 giving campaign.