Are we seeing the start of a new PPE crisis?
November 9, 2020

Are we seeing the start of a new PPE crisis?

We sent a survey to every person who originally ordered face shields from 3D Crowd during the first wave. We hoped and prayed that the PPE crisis was over for good, however, while not a crisis, the people who replied gave us a mixed picture of the state of face shields supplies and PPE across …

3D Crowd – October Update – Including BIG news!
October 6, 2020

3D Crowd – October Update – Including BIG news!

Hi All Your friendly 3D Crowd CEO here the rest of the admin let me out of my cage briefly to update you. There’s some BIG news, some updates and some housekeeping to get through so grab your soy latté, pull up a chair and let’s get started. First the housekeeping – Slack / Discourse  …

Welcome to the Future of 3D Crowd
June 24, 2020

Welcome to the Future of 3D Crowd

Firstly, we should say a huge thank you to everyone who has been part of this incredible journey. It has not been easy, there have been many highs and lows. However, if anyone said to you 4 months ago that you’d be part of a 8,000 strong community of 3D printers, assemblers, blaggers, delivery drivers, …

3D Crowd Weekly Update – 26th May – 168k+ Face Shields Distributed
May 26, 2020

3D Crowd Weekly Update – 26th May – 168k+ Face Shields Distributed

Hi Everyone We hope you are enjoying the weather! Firstly, we have now raised £144,000 on our national Go Fund Me, what a fantastic achievement, but we are still receiving orders for approx 1,000 face shields a day. So we need to keep raising money. We are exploring lots of other funding options too, including …

3D Crowd Weekly Update – 18th May – 145k+ Face Shields Distributed
May 18, 2020

3D Crowd Weekly Update – 18th May – 145k+ Face Shields Distributed

Whether you’ve been with 3D Crowd since the start (has it really only been 8 weeks?), a new member, thinking of joining or donating. We wanted to share our latest newsletter for anyone who is interested in what 3D Crowd is doing to continue to provide Face Shields to the NHS and frontline workers across …

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 …