Last Chance for Parent Night Tickets and FAQs

M.A.D. (Make a Difference) for Madison is next Saturday, March 10th!
Gibsons Steakhouse in Oak Brook, 7:30-11:30 p.m.

This is the LAST WEEK to purchase tickets before the price increases to $125 at the door:

Here are some FAQs about the big night:

How will the auction work?
The silent auction will go live today (Sunday, March 4th) at 9 a.m. and close Saturday, March 10th at 10:30 p.m. All bidding is done electronically through our Mobile Bidding App supported by Gesture. You can register ahead of time by adding your credit card info to the “My Info” page on our site: If you have any questions, please contact the Parent Night Committee at

What type of auction items are available?
There is something for everyone! Categories include: Kids Corner, Health & Wellness, BeYOUtiful, Sports & Leisure, For the Home, and Wine & Dine. There are also sign-up parties for kids and adults, and teacher-hosted events that take place during school. These items are “Buy it Now” and will close when the available spots are filled or quantity is reached. Other items you won’t want to miss are VIP School Parking Spots, Principal for the Day, P.E. Teacher for the Day, and more!

The earlier you log onto Gesture on Sunday the better!

Can I still bid on the auction items if I am unable to attend?
Yes! Please do! Simply click on the “Register to Participate” link on Gesture’s MAD for Madison homepage ( where you will Sign Up for the Silent Auction by saving your Cell Phone Number and Credit Card Information.

What is the suggested attire?
The suggested attire for the evening is “Dressy Casual.” To be more specific, for men jeans and a button down or blazer would be appropriate. For women, a casual dress or skirt is great, but jeans are also totally acceptable!

Do I need to eat before I come?
No! We will have plenty of passed appetizers including Filet Sliders, Lobster BLTs and BBQ Chicken Skewers. There will even be a dessert carving station with Gibsons’ enormous cakes!

Will there be parking?
Yes! Valet Parking is complimentary, and there is also a parking lot east of the restaurant.

What do my donations to the event support?
The fundraiser is very important to the Madison community as it helps enhance Madison students’ education by providing necessary PTO funding for a variety of classroom enhancements, special projects and enrichment activities.

Thank you for supporting M.A.D. for Madison!