Fixin’ to change the throw-away mentality

"I'm SO happy I don't have to take this to the dump!" Our very first Cville Repair Café was a sweet success. More than 80 visitors brought their stuff to be evaluated and repaired by our team of volunteer fixers on November 15, 2015. We saved vacuum after vacuum, old lamps, piles of costume jewelry, … Continue reading Fixin’ to change the throw-away mentality

Repair Café Coming Soon? It’s Up to You…

One of the beautiful things about the TimeBank is how it shows us the wealth of skills  "ordinary" people have to offer. This fall, we're working on a new project that highlights one of those skill sets: fixing stuff. Cville Repair Café will bring a whole crew of handy fix-it types together for a huge … Continue reading Repair Café Coming Soon? It’s Up to You…