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 As we near the end of January I am spending wet and cold days ordering more fabric. I have had some suggestions from people who have bought headset covers for themselves or friends. So take a look at the latest fabrics on the website. Thanks to H for sorting out the website and adding the fabrics I recently purchased.

The following is a reply from H4H: Thank you to everyone who contributed. Moira

                           


Happy New Year to all readers:)  

Here is a copy of the letter I sent to Help for Heroes in December.

I am happy to say that to date I have sent £3,900.00 to Help for Heroes since 2013.

Help for Heroes

14 Parkers Close

Downton Business Centre

Downton

Wiltshire

SP5 3RB 30th December 2020


Dear Friends,

Headsets Covers (18)

   

Reference: GEN01764224


I am delighted to enclose a cheque for £500.00 from the sale of headset covers and face masks since September 2020. I realise that as a charity this year has been difficult for you to raise money due to the pandemic however, for headsetsforheroes it has been a phenomenal year. I’m really pleased that people have been in touch to order products.


From the Isle of Uist to Gibraltar both RAF and civilian personnel have been ordering headset covers. Many others have ordered face masks, which have become part of our everyday wear; thanks to all who have ordered these. All money raised comes to you to help your charity.


I shall continue this endeavour for the foreseeable future and have some new products for next year. 


Please send an email or letter to acknowledge receipt of the cheque.

Merry Christmas to all at Help for Heroes and A Happy New Year.


Yours sincerely,


Moira Williamson


Enc: Cheque, Donation form,

Although 2020 was a difficult year because of the pandemic it was the busiest year since I started in 2013. This is great because it meant that I could send more money to Help for Heroes for the fantastic work they do for our servicemen and women. 

I would like, once again, to thank everyone who has bought headset covers or face masks during the year. Orders have come from far and wide including North Uist, Gibraltar, Lincoln, Luton, Somerset, Shropshire, Manchester, Liverpool and many other airports and RAF stations also a restaurant close to where I live who ordered face masks for their staff, and also friends and neighbours who have ordered face masks.  This year I have sent £1,400 to Help for Heroes as a result of the sales of headset covers  and masks. 

Wishing you a Happy New Year.
Moira

October 2020 has been my busiest month since I began headsetsforheroes. I've made 61 headsets and 5 masks this month bringing my overall total to 1015 sets of covers and 47 masks.

Thank you so much to everyone who has purchased either a headset or mask especially this month you have definitely made a difference. The fabric stash has had to be replenished  and I've had to get over my dislike of making  cover design  2.  I am not happy with the design of these as yet (many thanks to those who sent a 'white old style' cover) I wish that I could say it's helped but it hasn't.

Ruby, my dog is recovering from a mini stroke which she had at the beginning of the month and has been in the office with me when I've been out in the garden. She is good company and is making some progress now.

The Christmas fabric is flying out of the door. I know what a friends' family are having this Christmas as Santa presents... MASKS! shhh don't tell them.

I will be sending more money to HfH before Christmas as I feel that all charities need money during this difficult time.  

Signing off to go and feed the Christmas cake! M

     October    2020               

This is the reply from HfH after our recent donation. I am pleased to say that so far this year I have sent £900 to HfH, thank you to everyone who has supported the project so far this year.


    

 I'm sitting in the kitchen by the range, with Ruby my dog, as there's a chill in the air this week so we are both keeping warm.

I've just sent £500.00 to HfH, that's an amazing £900.00 this year so far! 

Thank you to everyone who has bought headset covers or masks this year. The charity, like most charities in the UK, are having a hard time at present as most of their fundraising has been curtailed due to the Corona pandemic so thank you again.

Here's the letter I sent to HfH. Have a great week.M

Help for Heroes

14 Parkers Close

Downton Business Centre

Downton

Wiltshire

SP5 3RB 29th September 2020


Dear Friends,

Headsets Covers (17)

   

Once again the sewing machine and I have been busy as orders for headset covers and face masks have been rolling in. So far this year I have made and sold more products than last year which, is particularly pleasing.


This year the orders have only come from the British Isles, no overseas orders as yet, but there have been many orders from both civilian and military units.


I have enclosed a cheque for £500.00 and hope this will prove useful to Help for Heroes especially in these difficult times for your charity.


Please would you send either a letter or email for me to record the receipt of this letter?


Yours sincerely,



I'm writing this sitting in the garden in the shade on a very warm September day.
This year so far has been busy regarding the headset covers and I am nearing my 1000 item being made! Far more than I thought would be made when I started.

As well as making headset covers and top covers I've  begun to make face masks as friends thought it would be a good way to support Help for Heroes (HfH). On my 3rd pattern now and I think I've got the right shape. These sell for  £5 with the money going to HfH. Why not have a mask and headset covers from the same fabric maybe also a small bag to keep them in...

Earlier in the year fabric was hard to purchase but now fabrics are plentiful online.
Christmas patterns are in stock (although these have not been over popular with headset covers). With masks being worn more frequently maybe people will want to compliment their Christmas jumper outfit with a Christmas themed mask? Just a thought.🎅

Thank you to everyone who has bought a set of headset covers, a top cover or a mask to help to support HfH who do such a fantastic job of looking after injured service personnel.