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Repairathon at Withrow Park Farmers’ Market’s ‘Zero Waste Picnic’!

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Exciting news! Repairathon will be at Withrow Park Farmers’ Market’s ‘Zero Waste Picnic’, Saturday July 6th. Check out the market and join the litter-less brunch that kicks off #PlasticFreeJuly at Withrow!

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Repairathon will be at the market from 10a-1p. Come see us with up to two pieces of clothing in need of repair (sweaters with holes, shirts missing a button, etc.) Volunteers will mend them for free. First come, first served.

Please keep in mind we do repairs only – no alterations. Zipper replacements may not be possible at every event, as we are dependent on the skill levels of the volunteers that day.

Want to spend the afternoon sewing, learn new skills, and meet new people? Volunteer with us! We’re always looking for new menders. All skill levels are welcome. To sign up for this event, visit app.repairathon.com.

Repairathon at the Moss Park Market, Sat. May 18 from 11AM-2PM

Moss Park Market – 260 Queen St E, Toronto

On Saturday May 18, the Toronto Clothing Repairathon will be back at Building Roots TO’s Moss Park Market! Volunteers will be fixing and mending clothes from 11AM until 2PM.

The Moss Park Market is located at 260 Queen St E (between Sherbourne and Parliament). Weather permitting, we’ll be set up just outside the market under a tent. Otherwise, you’ll find us inside the shipping container.

Bring a maximum of two items (sweaters with holes, shirts missing a button, etc.) and volunteers will mend them for free. First come, first served.

Please keep in mind we do repairs only – no alterations. Zipper replacements may not be possible at every event, as we are dependent on the skill levels of the volunteers that day.

Want to spend the afternoon sewing, learn new skills, and meet new people? Volunteer with us! We’re always looking for new menders. All skill levels are welcome. To sign up for this event, visit app.repairathon.com.

Repairathon at Brickworks’ ‘Drop, Swap, and Shop’ April 14th, 2019, 10a-1p

Come one, come all, to our next clothing Repairathon! We’ll be at the Brickworks on Sunday April 14th as part of ‘Drop, Swap, and Shop’! Volunteers will be fixing and mending clothes for free in the TD Future Cities Centre from 10a to 1p. The Evergreen Brickworks is located at 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4W 3X8.

Bring those holey sweaters, ripped jeans and shirts missing a button and volunteers will do their best to repair them. If you’d like to learn how to do repairs, volunteers will be happy to show you and help you mend your clothes.

Maximum two items per person to ensure we help as many people as possible. And keep in mind, that we don’t do alterations, just repairs. Zipper replacements may not be possible at every event as we are dependent on the skill levels of the volunteers that day, and the time available to complete the repair.

As a volunteer-driven group, we’re always looking for sewers of all skill levels. We’re a friendly and fun group who loves sharing our skills and giving back to the community. Love to help out? Please sign up at app.repairathon.com to hear about upcoming events throughout 2019.