SPAAN Tech’s founder and president, Smita Shah, directs the company’s business administrations and operations. Based in Chicago, IL, Smita Shah believes firmly in her responsibility to give back to the community. For this reason, she currently serves as a board member of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
One of the largest pediatric care providers, the hospital offers the latest innovation in medical technology in providing treatment for pediatric illnesses and diseases. Being a charitable, tax-exempt organization, the hospital relies on donations and philanthropic funding to maintain its services and programs. One fundraising event that the hospital organizes is the Chicago Dance Marathon.
Aiming to raise funds for the benefit of Lurie Children’s Hospital patients, the dance event encourages each participant to raise $500. Aside from raising funds, this event aims to raise awareness as families of patients share their stories. Participants can expect an inspiring and fun-filled event as they dance along with other supporters of the hospital.