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Gay & Lesbian Elder Housing Hosts Golden Globe Viewing Gala with Mobile Fundraising

February 12, 2013, San Francisco, CA – The Gay & Lesbian Elder Housing (GLEH) in Los Angeles partnered with Give by Cell to implement its Mobile Pledge fundraising platform and Screencasting for their first annual, "The Green Room: A Golden Globes Viewing Gala" on January 13 at the historic Jim Henson Studios. The event benefited GLEH's Comprehensive Housing Care Program, a nationally recognized aging in place model for LGBT seniors.

The organization honored Golden Globe nominee, Julie Newmar, with a Lifetime Achievement Award and included a screening of the 70th Annual Golden Globes. Throughout the evening, supporters pledged $8,400 via text message donations.

Using Give by Cell's Mobile Pledge service, supporters could text "GLEH," the dollar amount they pledged to donate, and their name to 56512, and a representative from Gay& Lesbian Elder Housing would call supporters to collect the funds. For more information about Mobile Pledge, please click here.

Give by Cell works closely with organizations to customize the mobile fundraising technology to best meet client needs. Additional services available include live screencasting, text alerts, audio information hotlines, QR codes and custom mobile websites. Give by Cell also offers two additional mobile fundraising platforms, Mobile Donate and Mobile Pledge, both of which can be used in conjunction with Mobile Give.

About Give by Cell

Launched in 2008 by San Francisco based parent company Guide by Cell, Give by Cell is a trusted mobile fundraising solution provider with four years of experience in providing unique, affordable, and effective mobile technology services. The company provides fundraising technologies to over 1,000 non-profits and charitable organizations, and is the largest provider of Mobile Giving Services under the Mobile Giving Foundation program. Give by Cell’s mobile fundraising solutions are an affordable, engaging way to give, capitalizing on mobile’s reach, user adoption rates, and ability to solicit and collect contributions anywhere at any time. For more information, visit www.givebycell.com or call 415-615-0150.

About Gay & Lesbian Elder Housing

Gay & Lesbian Elder Housing’s (GLEH) mission is to improve the life experience of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) seniors by developing affordable housing, providing comprehensive care and ensuring through advocacy and education, a brighter future for the LGBT elder community. www.gleh.org

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