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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Lake Michigan College

May 2013

“Gesture and its staff did a wonderful job running the silent auction bidding and checkout at the Lake Michigan College Winner’s Circle 23 Scholarship Benefit Auction…” “The professionalism with which they (Gesture) conducted themselves was wonderful. They spoke with attendees and assisted them with setting up their phones for bidding; and, in some cases, did...

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Temple Jeremiah

May 2013

“I would highly recommend Gesture for anyone who is considering using this cutting edge tool to help increase fundraising, and improve the overall guest satisfaction at their event. It is the future of fundraising!” “We knew that they were there to help educate our guests about the bidding, send them updates and opportunities throughout the...

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Safe Passage

April 2013

“We are still talking about the fun and success of our recent Gala, and about our delight at the results of the silent auction…” “Our guests… totally enjoyed the process, the ability to bid from anywhere in the room, and the smooth checkout…” “Thank you for helping make this a wonderful fundraiser…” Donate to Safe...

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Fenwick High School – October 2013

April 2013

“Seamless, dedicated and masterful execution allowed us to achieve and excel in our overall goal of raising over $150,000 toward deserving students scholarship support…” “Your expertise and insight were instrumental in the success of both our 2013 Friar Classic and Pass The Torch events…” “We look forward to continuing the partnership between Fenwick and Gesture…”...

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Lyric Opera

April 2013

“Lyric Opera’s Guild Board of Directors held one of its most successful Fantasy of the Ópera galas on February 9, 2013 and we owe a big thanks to you and your team!” “Gesture played a significant role in the successful execution of our Silent Auction…” “A highlight of our experience with Gesture was the fun,...

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Anti-Defamation League

April 2013

“We have used other auction companies in the past, and have been the happiest with Gesture by far…” “With the help of Gesture, the auction portion of our events goes seamlessly. The Gesture team is always organized and ready for every auction related issue that might arise throughout the evening. Their checkout process makes things...

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Pet Refuge

March 2013

“If you are reading this testimonial, it’s because you are considering having Gesture assist you with your fundraising auction. Let me make this exceedingly easy for you. Two words: Hire them…” “But, you may object, ‘we don’t think we can afford them.’ When you hire Gesture, you receive far more than just day-of-event text-bidding support....

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Ronald McDonald House Charities

March 2013

“Thank you for being our partner and for acting as the lifesaver of our auction…” “We were so disappointed to cancel our annual gala and auction, but the winter storm left us no other choice. When we made that decision, I was so impressed by your ability to act quickly to move all our live...

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Saint Louis Abbey

March 2013

I write to thank you and your staff for the impressive service provided to us during Saint Louis Priory School’s annual dinner auction “Priory Downs.” We welcomed 620 guests that evening and raised $530,000 with the help of Gesture. Our guests were excited to be able to use their own Smartphones, which they know how...

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St. Patrick Catholic School

January 2013

“In addition to the bid by text and cashier services, this year we also worked with Gesture to presell event tickets via the Gesture RSVP website. This eliminated the need for volunteer manual processing of RSVPs and was a huge time saver…” “In years past, we offered guests the option of providing credit card information...

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CASA

December 2012

“We have used Gesture for two of our special events and have been very pleased both times. Your staff was very professional, able to handle all questions and were on hand throughout the entire of both events for assistance…” “The check out process was much easier for us and allowed our staff to enjoy the...

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The Wildlife Experience

December 2012

“Our silent auction raised the most ever, over $20,000 and over 90% of the items sold for fair market value or above, some even more than double!” “(Gesture) was a pleasure to work with, very professional, experienced and knowledgeable.” “One of the best features was that bidding started days before the event even began, giving...

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