On the 25 January, we celebrated our 25th anniversary.
We were pleased as punch with all the birthday wishes we received, and here are some of our favourites.
Our friends lined up to wish us well
The CEOs of Samaritans and Money Advice Trust were full of kind words for us:
— Ruth Sutherland (@SamaritansRuth) January 25, 2018
MoneySavingExpert.com wished us a happy birthday.
Happy birthday StepChange 🎂🎂🎂 https://t.co/LXApNHKQmV
— Money Saving Expert (@MoneySavingExp) January 25, 2018
We were delighted to find out that Ruth Maguire MSP wished us a happy birthday in the Scottish Parliament!
— Ruth Maguire MSP (@RBFMaguire) January 25, 2018
Anti-child poverty organisations 4 in 10 highlighted the help we offer to families in need.
It’s hard for parents to be carefree & playful when coping with debt & financial worries. Charities such as @StepChange provide a vital service, giving families much needed advice & support.
— 4in10 (@4in10) January 26, 2018
Our pals at Northumbrian Water think we’re ageing well!
Happy 25th birthday to our partners at @stepchange – you don’t look a day over 21, yet you’ve helped 5 million people with their debt. Any of our customers who find themselves struggling with bills would do well to get in touch. https://t.co/yawLi0SasO
— Northumbrian Water (@NorthumbrianH2O) January 25, 2018
We also received a birthday cake GIF from the lovely folk from Christians Against Poverty.
Happy Birthday Stepchange from us all at CAP! Have a fabulous day! pic.twitter.com/QWOMMnSGq0
— CAPuk (@CAPuk) January 25, 2018
People we’ve helped expressed their gratitude
We’ve helped over 5 million people with their debts in the last twenty five years. A few of those people sent us a tweet on our birthday.
Best thing I ever did getting myself straight. Finish this September. Happy birthday 😊
— Catherine Bessant (@cathbessant1) January 25, 2018
I couldn't have done last year without your help. Many blessings.
— aba finba sam (@abafinbasam) January 25, 2018
Happy 25th BIRTHDAY and many thanks for helping me over the last 5 years
— thomas atkinson (@thomasatkinson3) January 25, 2018
Our colleagues joined the party spirit
The team in London wound back the clock to when we launched by wearing their best 90s gear.
— Laura Rodrigues (@1LauraRodrigues) January 25, 2018
Carley in Client Support loved our balloons.
— Carly Leanne (@i_heart_hanson) January 25, 2018
Claire in our Leeds office has been with us for 14 of our 25 years, and she’s proud as punch about it.
Proud to have been part of the last 14 years 💜🧡💜🧡 https://t.co/fVYX1Df2y7
— Claire Rose (@CRoseTweets) January 25, 2018
Rob’s in our Leeds office too, and he drew attention to the valuable service we provide to our clients.
@StepChange celebrating 25yrs of providing FREE debt advice. Amazing place to work and an ethical organisation constantly striving to do the best for those that really need help. #StepChange @PeopleofLeeds and based here in our very own city
— Rob Devany (@Roaldev) January 25, 2018
Rachel in the Digital Content Team celebrated the occasion by going for a double-denim look.
Rocking the double denim in honour of 90s fashion and @StepChange, which opened its doors in 1993. Since then, the charity has literally helped MILLIONS of people out of debt, changing their lives and saving them too.
Debt can happen to anyone. We're here for everyone. ♥️ pic.twitter.com/W76yhBJbvw
— Rachel Connor 🦁 (@ItsRachelConnor) January 25, 2018
It wasn’t just Twitter…
We received some lovely, heart-felt messages on our Facebook post too!
Here’s to the next 25 years, and thanks to everyone who wished us a happy birthday!