Events

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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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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48hours of 1/48 scale models

The Model Officers Mess facebook group turned 4 years old this week. To celebrate they pulled out the bunting and paper plates and organised a group build. Not just any group build, this one was to be completed LIVE in 48hrs of any 1/48 scale kit. Starting on Friday the 19th of March James Skiffins, …

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Founder receives award

The Founder and Chairman of Models for Heroes, Malcolm Childs has received an award from Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The Points of Light Award is presented to outstanding volunteers showing dedication to a cause and making a difference in the community. Once per day, the Prime Ministers Office at No. 10 Downing Street chooses a …

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24 Hour Model Making Marathon

The Fermanagh Modellers who hail from the Ely Centre in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland raised a stonking £656 for Models for Heroes. Their stubbornness and dogged determination saw 6 of the crew making it the whole 24 hours. Using Just Giving as their fundraising platform they were able to automatically process GiftAid and offer a secure …

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24 Hour Charity Painting

Grim Dice Tabletop Gaming alongside the YouTube Channel Broadsword Wargaming raised £383 for Models for Heroes by Live Streaming a 24 hour painting challenge. Followers and viewers of the Facebook Live stream where able to donate to be in the draw for a prize donated by Warlord Games. Starting at 9am on Friday 13th of …

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£5,440 raised

On Friday 30th October, the International Scale Modeller community organised and ran a Charity Auction in aid of Models for Heroes. News of the auction and the rarity of some of the lots spread around the modelling community forums and facebook pages. Donated kits from around the globe were sent by the general public, distributors, …

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Silver Awarded

Models for Heroes have been awarded Silver as part of the Employer Recognition Scheme. Recognised for our dedication to employees and volunteers. Not just for our work we do for veterans. Half of our 130 volunteers are veterans, serving personnel or reservists and we are proud of the fact that we support the Armed Forces …

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