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Wanted: Fixers – volunteer repair
Organization: Repair Café Toronto
Location: Toronto, Ontario (and around the world)

WHAT IS A REPAIR CAFÉ?

Repair Café is an event where neighbours help neighbours fix broken household items, for free!

Repair Café Toronto is a grassroots, volunteer group that organizes repair activities across Toronto, bringing people who love to repair things with people looking for help to fix their broken stuff. We aim to reduce what's sent to landfill while sharing skills and building community

WHAT IS A FIXER?

A volunteer who enjoys repairing household items such as small appliances, furniture, electronics, computers, clothing, jewellery, books, bikes and more. Hobbyists, retirees and professionals are all welcome!

Sign up online: repaircafetoronto.ca/volunteer/

For more information: Website, Facebook, Twitter

Send questions to: info@repaircafetoronto.ca


Other locations in Canada:

  • Ontario: Ottawa, Belleville, Kitchener, Guelph, Cambridge, Oakville, Mississauga, Brampton, Toronto
  • BC: Victoria, Saanich, Sooke, Nanaimo, Maple Ridge, Campbell River BC
  • Alberta: Red Deer
  • PEI: Charlottetown
  • Nova Scotia: Sydney

Find them here: Repaircafe.org/en/visit/

Repair Cafes around the world:

Repaircafe.org/en/visit/

Start a repair cafe in your town:

Repaircafe.org/en/start/

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GoodWork ID: 43591       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jan 11 2018