Beneficiaries

Making poetry

Models for Heroes. I’ve made a tiny model But to me it’s rather huge My mind is not quite what is was Bad dreams come by deluge To escape for just a moment To see another world To make that tiny model To reach a netherworld So grateful thanks for your kindness Your model helped …

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Forces TV report

Amy Wiltshire from Forces TV visited our HQ and spoke to the Chairman of Models for Heroes, Malcolm Childs about the aims of the organisation and what model making means to our beneficiaires. Amy also took a visit to speak with Graham Tolson in his home where he has his own modelling cave. This room …

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Streamers on Twitch

Twitch is a streaming service for anyone who wants to share thier passion and be heard. Lately more and more people are turning to Twitch to get their message out and to interact with likeminded people. Three twitch streamers caught our attention this week. Twitch streamer UKVeteran LIVE streamed the opening of his first box …

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Beneficiary Benefits

Hi everyone. I’m Graham Tolson, I am 62, married with 2 children and have grandchildren. I’m a military Veteran, having served nearly 25 years in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. I joined the Army in 1975 as a Junior Soldier and trained in Aldershot at the Depot of the Parachute Regiment. In 1977 I passed out …

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NEW funding for Online project

Models for Heroes have been granted funding by the Positive Pathways programme from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. Walking With The Wounded are in partnership with Models for Heroes on a project, referring veterans to Models for Heroes that would benefit from getting involved in model-making as a means to improve their mental health …

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Beneficiary benefits

WO2 Wayne Cooper shares his account of joining in with the recent 48hour build, his fears, his anxieties and his triumphs. “I grew up making models with my father but from 16-47 I hadn’t touched a brush or paint or even considered building models again. Since being diagnosed with PTSD I never realised how much …

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Isolation Relief

Models for Heroes have been extremely busy during the lockdown. Many charities, local and national are working hard to provide food and supplies to vulnerable beneficiaries. Many are struggling with the boredom of having nothing to do. Seclusion can lead to anxiety and depression, having a healthy hobby can help focus your mind, give you …

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