One of the common types of broken items we fix at the Repair Café is zippers. Zipper problems can come in various forms on jackets, pants, or bags, among others. At the Repair Café at Flemingdon Park Library on Jun 16, our volunteer, Lon, brought in his beloved knapsack as its zipper […]

Story of Two Knapsacks

On Saturday, May 12, the Repair Café team visited Parkdale Toronto Library for our 55th monthly event. This event was part of Spring Into Parkdale Festival and Zero Waste Fair. Thanks to the wonderful work of our volunteers, it was another great success. Everyone enjoyed the terrific energy of the […]

Repair Café Celebrates Our 5th Anniversary!

On the Earth Day weekend, April 21, the Repair Café team visited Toronto Chinese Mennonite Church in East York. This was our first time offering a full café in a religious setting. We arrived early to set up, and thanks to the help of the church staff and volunteers, the congregation […]

Place of Faith, Place of Fixing