CHICAGO - Stratosphere Networks, an IT managed service provider, is one of the sponsors of The Impact Gala, the annual fundraiser for The Center for Law and Social Work (CLSW), a Chicago-based child welfare agency. The event will take place on Thursday, April 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Galleria Marchetti in Chicago.
Marion Brooks, an award-winning anchor and reporter at NBC5, will serve as the master of ceremonies at the gala. The event will highlight the newest CLSW program, Porchlight Counseling Services, which helps survivors of campus sexual assault. The founder of Porchlight, Anne Bent, will receive the inaugural 2018 Impact Award in recognition of her work.
In addition to the Porchlight program, Guests will also learn about CLSW's adoption, legal guardianship, social work, and family counseling services. The evening will include a sit down dinner, open bar, raffle, live auction, and the opportunity to hear personal stories from clients' families.
"We're proud to show our support for The Center for Law and Social Work by sponsoring The Impact Gala," said Steve Melchiorre, CEO of Stratosphere Networks. "We strongly believe in setting aside our own interests to help those in need and make our community a better place, and this event presents a great opportunity for us to contribute to the greater good."
Stratosphere Networks is a multifaceted Chicago-based IT managed service provider focused on delivering comprehensive technology services and solutions to meet always-changing business needs across all industries. In addition to Chicago IT support and managed services, the company also provides managed cybersecurity solutions and cloud consulting services.
"We are so thankful to Stratosphere Networks for their generous sponsorship of The Impact Gala," stated Dr. Maria Nanos, executive director of The Center For Law and Social Work. "Our mission is to create, preserve and protect families. We believe that all families, regardless of financial circumstances, should have equal access to legal and social work services in order to remain stable and secure. Funds raised through our annual Impact Gala help ensure that the most vulnerable families receive the adoption services they need to thrive."
To learn more about The Impact Gala and purchase tickets, please visit the CLSW website.