A fantastic postscript to this amazing event.
The 2014 Gherkin Challenge has raised £216,00 for the NSPCC - this is a 171% increase on the funds raised last year - we increased the participants by almost double to 974 people registering and everyone raised more per head this year too - AMAZING JOB everyone. My son Ben and I raised £989 between us, a big THANKS to everyone who sponsored us too.
The two framed prints of The Gherkin Guide signed by NORMAN FOSTER were won by top fundraisers - the Individual Prize by Barinder Randhawa who smashed her personal target by raising £1,688.39 and the Team Prize by the Dinosaur Supervision Advisory Board, whose four members raised an incredible £3,025. I will be presenting these prizes to them at a special event at the Gherkin in January.
I would like to thank Francesca Valli the Chair of the Gherkin Challenge Steering Committee and my fellow board members of the City of London Business Board for the NSPCC - Neil Mirchandani (Chair), Chris Day, Mark Luboff, Francesca Valli and Sara-Jane Winter. It has been a pleasure working with you all on this event, along with Adam Lewis from the NSPCC Event Team. We really made something brilliant happen - roll on 2015!