Introducing Repair Cafe in Sydney

Recently, I wrote about a quick solution to fixing a zipper in my haversack.

Related to that post, I feel that I need to inform Sydney residents of a little-known gem in our midst in the form a community of volunteers who reside in the Sydney north shore. They represent what is called the Repair Cafe Sydney North (website: click here ) run by a small group of good samaritan volunteers with wide-ranging expertise – very much admired by me!

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On the first two Sundays of every month, these volunteers gather in Chatswood South Uniting Church (corner of Mowbray Road and Pacific Hwy)  – lending their skills to help and encourage us to fix our broken household and personal items – instead of throwing them out and contributing to land fill.

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They are an amazingly welcoming and warm group of people who are so eager to stop and help, in the midst of our very hectic life in Sydney. I have had items fixed beautifully by them with utmost warmth and generosity. In the process, I have been motivated and empowered to try to fix other household items myself.

It goes to show how a few people’s collective effort, generosity and determination can make such a huge positive difference to our community.

Well done Repair Cafe, you guys are an inspiration!

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About Daisy Chee

Daisy Chee is relentlessly curious. This site serves as a record of her discoveries or inspiration and, at times, a vehicle to effect societal change. Animal welfare is a particular interest.
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