Letters from our Partners

We are astounded and energized by the work our partners do.
We’re flattered they feel the same way about us.

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We are proud of our excellent track record delivering great fundraising results for our charity partners. Read the success stories below, and then contact us today to find out how we can help you.

Beverly’s Birthdays

May 2016

To our friends at Gesture, Thank you for all of your support in helping make our silent auction at the 2016 Evening of Birthday Cheer such a huge success. This year’s auction saw massive increases in the numbers of bidders, number of bids, and ultimately more funds generated for our organization. Due to the size...

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DuPage Pads

April 2016

We have used your mobile bidding company, Gesture, for three years for our Taste of Hope event, with the latest being on March 3, 2016. We have been extremely satisfied using this mobile bidding company for our largest event of the year and so have our guests. After our event, we sent a survey asking...

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Isaac Bruce Foundation

November 2015

The Isaac Bruce Foundation used Gesture for the first time in 2015 at our annual fundraiser in St. Louis. We were blown away by the success that their mobile bidding application had on our event. Not only did it make registration and check out an absolute breeze, but our auction revenue increased 33% from the...

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area

May 2015

I am writing at this time to thank you for the excellent service we received from Gesture (formerly known as AuctionsByCellular) both in preparation for our event, as well as the night of. Your company made a significant impact on our organization by offering experiential insight and recommendations to improve our guests experience, as well...

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Humane Society of Charlotte

May 2015

The Humane Society of Charlotte has been working with you and the Auctions By Cellular, now Gesture, team for several years for our annual black-tie fundraiser and we just wanted to say thank you and share why we enjoy working with you so much. The multi-year agreement has made planning each year’s event smooth and...

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John F. Kennedy Catholic High School

March 2015

This was the first time I have ever used Gesture for the John F. Kennedy Catholic School Auction and I was highly impressed with how much easier it was to manage the whole auction. By using your system, we did not need all the extra volunteers to work the manual paper bidding and the extra...

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Chicago Fire Foundation

March 2015

We greatly appreciate all of your help with this year’s Chicago Fire Season Kickoff Luncheon Silent Auction. The event was a huge success and greatly because of the work you did helping us break records with our silent auction! In addition to the funds raised, this event served to introduce the 2015 soccer team to...

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Davis Education Foundation

January 2015

It is my pleasure to write a letter of recommendation and gratitude for Steven Espinoza and the team at Gesture. The Davis Education Foundation values the partnership and the friendship that has been developed with Gesture. We have had the opportunity to work with them at our annual Spring Gala for the past two years....

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Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

January 2015

Andy Darin, Cara Dickerson, Tim Mooney and the entire Gesture Staff were incredible to work with on the night of our Spotlight Gala. We were new to the mobile bidding concept and Cara was right by our side and guiding us with every step. She answered all my questions and we had regular phone calls...

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St. Raphael the Archangel Parish

December 2014

We could not have been more pleased with the addition of Gesture at our Black and Gold Auction. The planning and execution of our auction was made simple by their expertise and advice. The night of our event, the Gesture workers were pleasant and helpful… even to our novice smart phone users. We saw our...

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American Indian Services

September 2014

On behalf of American Indian Services, we would like to thank you for the remarkable system you have created to improve fundraising. It is such a pleasure to work with Gesture! We have been so impressed with the efficiency of your system and commend you for the professionalism of your associates. Two years ago, we...

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The Village School

September 2014

Thank you for helping make our “Big Event” at the Village School such a huge success. We were amazed before the event even begun how much money was raised by the online bidding. We would have never raised as much money as we did without your service. Your staff was great to work with the...

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