#MeetTheMakers – Toby Johnson, age 12 from Surrey
May 14, 2020

#MeetTheMakers – Toby Johnson, age 12 from Surrey

Toby Johnson, 12, is one of over 8000 volunteers who have joined 3D Crowd UK since the end of March. Up and down the country young people of Britain have been joining forces to help their local community in different ways in the last few weeks. The Easter holidays gave Toby, aged 12, the opportunity …

We’ve raised our Go Fund Me target to £250,000 to meet demand
May 11, 2020

We’ve raised our Go Fund Me target to £250,000 to meet demand

Six weeks after this community grew from nothing, we’ve 3D Printed and dispatched 130,000 face shields. This is an amazing achievement by a community, many of whom have never met each other, though hopefully, many will have made friends for life. We thank each one of them for their commitment and perseverance to make a …

Go Fund Me Update – 7th May
May 7, 2020

Go Fund Me Update – 7th May

If you follow us on social media, you will probably already know that we have now 3D printed and distributed over 100,000 face shields to front line workers across the UK. It’s an amazing achievement, a big thank you to everyone who has donated their time, money, vehicles and 3D printers. We are still getting …

#MeetTheMakers – Harry Jordan, age 17 from Hertford
May 5, 2020

#MeetTheMakers – Harry Jordan, age 17 from Hertford

We can’t think of a better way to start our #MeetTheMakers series than with Harry Jordan. Firstly, a BIG thank you, Harry, for working so hard to support the front line workers and for taking time out to speak to us. You can help Harry and our other makers get the filament they need to …

We’ve raised over £130,000 thanks to your kind donations
May 2, 2020

We’ve raised over £130,000 thanks to your kind donations

92,701 face shields have now been sent out to front line workers! WOW, what an amazing 3D Crowd UK community effort. We’ve now raised over £132,000, thank you again for all your donations! It would be great if you could follow 3DCrowdUK on social media and help spread the word, so we can meet our …

3D Crowd UK – Go Fund Me Update – 28th April
April 28, 2020

3D Crowd UK – Go Fund Me Update – 28th April

Firstly a HUGE thank you to everyone who has donated so far. You’ve helped 3D Crowd grow to over 8000 volunteers in only 4 weeks and now with nearly 2,500 hospitals (including Nightingale hospitals) GP surgeries, social care organisations and pharmacies across UK asking for shields we to continue to raise money to support this …

Rainbow Boxes
April 25, 2020

Rainbow Boxes

Decorated boxes have started to arrive and they’re wonderful. It’s great to see families getting involved. Its the little things like this that make big differences. Please keep decorating 🙂

#theBIGdelivery
April 25, 2020

#theBIGdelivery

Hot on the heels of #theBIGprint was #theBIGdelivery When pictures speak louder than words. THANK YOU!

4546B-2-3D Shields!
April 16, 2020

4546B-2-3D Shields!

One of our 3DPrinting technicians is also a video game animator, working at Unknown Worlds on Subnautica. Scott MacDonaldwas motivated by family work working for the NHS and has used his technical know-how to 3D print face shields for the 3DCrowd initiative. Scott recently commented for the the online animation magazine Skwigly:   “My cousin ...

The Big Print – Easter Update
April 12, 2020

The Big Print – Easter Update

A Big Week Early local deliveries got thousands of kits out to medics and GPs where people personally knew there was a need, but the difficulty of getting elastic and visors made at all, and then shipping them to thousands of places in the right quantities limited the scale this could work at. #TheBigPrint was …