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, …

#MeetTheMakers – Soumil Sahjpall – 13 – Mill Hill
June 17, 2020

#MeetTheMakers – Soumil Sahjpall – 13 – Mill Hill

Background Name:  Soumil Sahjpall Age:  13 Where are you based? Mill Hill Your local hub/coordinator: Michael Noonan 3D Crowd What inspired you to get involved with 3DCrowd? I had a spare 3d printer as a birthday present, and after finding out from Michael Noonan, that 3d printing could help the NHS I got printing right …

#MeetTheMakers – Andy Perrin – 42 from Barnet
June 1, 2020

#MeetTheMakers – Andy Perrin – 42 from Barnet

Local hub/coordinator – QE BOYS, Michael Noonan What inspired you to get involved with 3DCrowd? I am a Prusa Printer fan and follow printing enthusiasts on social media and saw the ShieldsUp response in the US and what Prusa have been doing in the Czech Republic. I felt like I had the capability and I …

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 …

#MeetTheMakers – Darragh Broadbent – 30 from Wetherby
May 19, 2020

#MeetTheMakers – Darragh Broadbent – 30 from Wetherby

In our latest #MeetTheMakers we chatted with Darragh who has been with us since pretty much the beginning. Which to many probably feels like a lifetime ago, if not a completely different life altogether. What’s your role at 3D Crowd? I’m currently the regional coordinator for Yorkshire. What’s your experience with 3D printing?  I have …

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 …

#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 …