Static Model Club
Each year the MSMC
aims to collect at least £750 for charity,
in particular for children's charities, since most of us collect
In June 2010
(pictured left) we
once again presented a cheque for £1,000 to Carolyn Mayling from
'Rosies Rainbow'. This money is mostly raised from our raffles
and toy fair charity stall.
In June 2009 (pictured right) we presented our chosen charity Rosie's
Rainbow with a cheque for £750. Carolyn Mayling from
Rosie's Rainbow showed us a DVD concering the history and the work of
the charity. The charity helps both children and their carers.
In June 2008 (pictured left) we made a presentation to the charity
The cheque for £750 was presented by chairman John Ward to
Sparkles' representative Carole Arnold who gave a short speech of
thanks to the members at the June club night.
At the June 2007 club meeting (pictured right), we received a welcome
return visit and
thanks from Fiona Neal, the head of Manor Mead School, Shepperton and
her assistant. John
Ward presented them with a cheque for £1,000.
The money will be put towards the fitting out of a much needed
activities room for handicapped children. This is our second gift
to Manor Mead and we are delighted to help once again.
the May 2006 club night, chairman John Ward presented a cheque for
£1,000 to Jonathan Tweed from the Pepper Foundation, a voluntary
organisation which funds home care to help seriously ill children
within the local community.
Also in the picture (right) is our librarian Barbara Simpson.
2005 charity cheque presentation was made at the September club
night. Mary Nest-Richardson from Penn School, Buckinghamshire
gratefully accepted the £1,000 cheque from our treasurer Robert
Newson. The school will use the funds towards their new science
the May 2004 club night, the MSMC welcomed Mike Reynolds from the
Shooting Star Trust, who accepted the club's second donation this year
of £750. Mike told club members how the
money is being used for their new hospice in Hampton, Middlesex and
touched on the high running costs involved in such a venture.
Members also bid on a selection of models that were kindly donated to
the club's charity fund by Model Collector magazine. This boosted
the Shooting Star Trust donation by a further £28.
At the 100th Windsor
Toy Fair on 31st
January 2004, Peter
Carpenter, the MSMC
Chairman, presented a cheque for £750 to Mike Hey, Lottery
Manager of the Shooting Star Trust. Thanks to the club’s charity
fund-raising activities we are able to support Shooting Star Trust with
their building of a new hospice in Hampton, Middlesex.
the club year
2002/3, the MSMC were proud and privileged to hand over a cheque for
£1000 to Manor Mead School, Shepperton. Manor Mead is a
community day special school for boys and girls with severe learning
difficulties. Mrs Fiona Neal, headteacher and assistant head Gini
Lara accepted the donation, which will be used to purchase
‘sensory equipment’, which is accessible to children with profound
picture shows MSMC chairman Peter Carpenter (left) and former
chairman Mike Forbes (right) presenting the cheque to Fiona Neal in
would like to thank Corgi Classics for their continued
involvement and support of the club’s charity projects.
the club year 2001/2, £1,000 was presented to Daisy's Dream, a
charity that gives special care to children who have been bereaved of
one or more of their parents.
Forbes presented the cheque to Julia Guest of Daisy's Dream in