Repair Cafe takes pastries and unwanted household goods to another level in CT

Repair Cafes are venues that have been set up in many cities around the world, over 1500 so far, where people get together and repair broken items whether they are clothes, appliances, toys, anything that you don't want to throw away just yet.

So hang onto your old clothes, broken fridge and wooden toys, here's your alternative.

We're at the beginning stage and looking for volunteers that have the relevant skills.

Mike Servais, Repair Cafe

I'm looking for people with electronic and electrical skills, those who can repair old bicycles, furniture, wooden objects, clothing and textile.

Mike Servais, Repair Cafe

If you'd like to get involved email Mike mkservais@gmail.com

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