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Local Annual Fundraiser Success with iBid™

03-09-2011 08:32 AM CET | IT, New Media & Software

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Saint Ignatius College Prep held its annual fundraising auction on February 26. This year’s theme was “Puttin’ on the Ritz – Highlights of the Silver Screen.”

Hundreds of guests attended looking to walk away with items including overseas vacations, Apple iPads and iPhones, spa packages and tickets for Bears, Bulls, Sox and Cubs games. Along with the auction, attendees enjoyed hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and music from a live band.

A selection of the auction’s items was available to bid on through live auction software provided by The system allowed for a quick guest check-in and provided each bidder with their own bidder information. Guests had access to iPads and touch-screen kiosks that allowed for an easy and convenient way to make bids throughout the auction. Items could be found searching by category, keyword, best values or most popular. The live auction software also provided an efficient check out so winners could track their bids and receive their gifts.

iBid™ is the brainchild of Chicago based software company

Founded in 2002 by a philanthropic foundation, is a premier software management and consulting company providing on-demand software and services to charities, schools, universities and business foundations across the nation. The iBid is the result of a series of technology innovations provided by offers Online Registration, Event Management, Online Donations, Online Auctions, Auction Management, Donor Management and Membership Management Solutions.
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