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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Ronald McDonald House Charities

November 2012

“Gesture allowed our event attendees to effortlessly bid on auction items via their cell phones for the first time at an RMHC event.” “I have worked with Gesture since the beginning of 2012, during which time they have provided Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern Wisconsin excellent auction support at two of our largest annual fundraisers...

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Christ King Parish

October 2012

“As a result of your involvement, we reached a new high in our revenue!” “We saw a 30% increase in silent auction revenue, and more than doubled our donations on the “Raise the Paddle!” “Attendees, and even bidders who stayed home that night, had only great things to say about using Gesture.” “People had a...

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Team Gleason

July 2012

“For your crew to come in the day of the event and take the largest portion of the program off my hands was priceless.” “I got to enjoy the event that I had worked so hard to bring together. You made yourself completely available leading up to the event and held my hand while we...

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American Lung Association

July 2012

“I could not have been more impressed with the customer service, professionalism, guest service, attention to detail, execution and follow up provided by the Gesture organization…” “During the event, the team greeted and treated our guests with professionalism and poise.” “At check out time executed brilliantly and with rapid speed!”

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The Thompson Foundation for Autism

July 2012

This brief note is to thank you and your staff for the terrific job done by Gesture at the “It’s In the Cards” Dinner Gala on May 10th. The event attracted 410 guests and grossed in excess of $500,000. This was the first time we used the cell phone concept and were very pleased by...

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Saint Patrick High School

June 2012

“You’ve made believers out of us! In 2012 we wanted to raise our auction to a new level and thanks to Gesture we did just that.” “Our staff was thrilled with the accurate, streamlined closing and check-out process and the various reports we were able to request and receive within days of our event.” “We...

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Boy Scouts of America

May 2012

“The feedback from our over 1,000 guests at each event was overwhelmingly positive. The ability to check out all of our winners in less than 15 minutes was simply astonishing!” “It was great to know that we could reach out to you with questions or concerns at any time and everything was handled to a...

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Helping Hand

April 2012

“When we started planning this event last year, there were many people – staff, board and volunteers – who were skeptical about our guests using cell phones. Well, we have converted everyone! We received so many positive comments about the silent auction bidding and the checkout process from our guests. There’s no turning back now!”...

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St. Eugene Congregation

April 2012

“A major factor in moving to electronic bidding was our effort to reduce the strain on our volunteers and their time commitment. By utilizing the electronic devices, over 50% of our workload was lightened…” “We had been searching for a company to take us off a paper bidding and bring us into the 21st century...

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Seton Montessori School

March 2012

“In the end, our silent auction income was nearly doubled!” “Thank you for your professionalism and attention to detail. With your help, our 2012 event was a huge success!” “To our delight, the crowd took to the simple process easily and your attentive team helped everyone to understand how to enter their bids.” “All enjoyed...

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Milwaukee Public Museum

December 2011

“The Gesture team is ethical, honest and competent professionals who possess the talents, traits and cutting-edge technology to be an asset to any organization’s fundraising.” “Gesture’s support team and auction technology are truly a rare find. Because of the technology we were able to keep our silent auction open longer realizing an increase of 42%...

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Hello Gorgeous

December 2011

“(Using Gesture), we were able to shrink our number of silent auction items by a third and still increase our gross profit by 15%…” “We had originally approached one of your competitors, but once we saw the ease of using cell phones for bidding and the helpfulness of your associates as they walked among our...

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