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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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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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 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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