Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Sponsors the 2024 Chicago Lights' Gala of Hope
Partner William D. Patterson and Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP are proud sponsors of the Chicago Lights' Gala of Hope on March 1 at the Old Post Office in Chicago.
This year, the annual black-tie fundraising event, normally held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, will be held at the Old Chicago Main Post Office. The evening will include dinner, dancing, and live and silent auctions to increase awareness of Chicago Lights' unique approach and impact in the city.
Chicago Lights is a Chicago non-profit that addresses issues around urban poverty by sponsoring tutoring, a social services center, an urban farm, and a summer school. Since its inception in 1964, Chicago Lights has partnered with over 60,000 people. They connect with more than 4,000 individuals annually through mentoring, supportive services, academic enrichment, career development, and arts education.
Partner William D. Patterson has spent the past ten years as a Chicago Lights volunteer. He previously served on the Board of Directors and helped found the Associates Board at Chicago Lights. Learn more about Bill and his practice here.