Born with a natural care for others, Sue sponsored her first child through ChildFund in the mid-80s. As Nad’s wildly expanded, so did her commitment to ChildFund and the children of Ethiopia. Her desire to empower and support others and see them thrive inspired Sue to sponsor another 100 children.
The Jean Hailes Foundation is a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving women’s health across Australia through every life stage. Jean Hailes mission is to provide practical and easy-to-understand research for women and health professionals. Sue has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to the foundation. Her contribution has helped fund the world-first Sue Ismiel International study into Women’s Health and Hormones—now published in a US Medical Journal.
Man Anchor’s mission is to educate and empower the community with a basic understanding of mental health. The organisation highlights the importance of open and honest conversations, showing how one chat can change a life. Sue & Daughters recognise the value that Man Anchor delivers and are proud to stand behind this charity.
CEO Sleepout has the vision to end homelessness for all and believes that everyone deserves a safe place to call home. Sue and her youngest daughter, Naomi, have participated in Australia’s CEO Sleepout on the streets of Sydney and across Australia to support the organisation’s powerful work!
CEO Cook Off
The CEO Cook Off unites culinary superstars with CEOs and Executives to produce fine dining meals for vulnerable individuals in the community. The joint initiative by OzHarvest and Qantas has shone a spotlight on the issues of food security, which impact youth in crisis and Indigenous communities. With an insatiable passion for cooking, Sue thoroughly enjoys giving back through this event.