Payday Express Sponsor Employee To Do NSPCC Gherkin Challenge
Released on: March 12, 2012, 10:30 am
UK payday loan lender Payday Express has sponsored a staff member to take part in
the NSPCC Step Change 2012: The Gherkin Challenge.
Marketing assistant at Payday Express, Cigdem Husseyin, took part in the challenge
on Sunday March 4 to raise money for ChildLine, where last year counsellors at NSPCC
responded to about 670,000 calls and online communications from children in
All participants raced up 1,037 steps over 38 floors in the iconic London building
that has been nicknamed The Gherkin.
Cigdem wanted to take part in the NSPCC Step Change challenge as she felt it is an
incredible charity, and one that she has always supported.
“I admire the work that the NSPCC does to support children that are in danger.
“I have always supported the NSPCC and I wanted to support the charity further by
taking part in this great event to help raise money,” said Cigdem.
She trained hard for the event, and ensured that her training programme was
integrated into her working day, by taking the stairs up to the Payday Express
office on the fourth floor every day, rather than the lift.
Individuals who took part in The Gherkin Challenge were asked to raise a minimum of£250 each, but Payday Express, provider of payday loans online, decided to support Cigdem by giving a generous donation of £500.
In addition to this £500, individual staff members made donations and offered her
lots of encouragement in the build up and on the day of the event.
Sarah Carroll, operations manager at Payday Express, said: “We are always happy and
proud to support our employees who undertake challenges to raise money for great
About Payday Express:
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customers with a discreet and reliable service that will cover their short-term
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