Gresham Repair Cafe

Get your broken items fixed by community volunteers for free.

The City and Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations are teaming up with the City of Portland to bring people with repair skills together to help neighbors fix their broken items

Types of household items repaired

  • Broken bicycles, chains and tires
  • Torn clothing, missing buttons and other fabric repairs
  • Broken clocks, fans and small kitchen appliances
  • Electronics (calculators, Gameboys, remote controls)

Please note: Televisions, microwaves and small engines are not repairable at this event.

Free Lead-Safe Home Projects Workshop

Before scraping, sanding, or remodeling any painted surface in pre-1978 housing, check out this class! It’s great for people who want to do a small project that may involve exposure to lead paint, such as sanding down an old window frame or a reused door with potential lead paint, or a small renovation project in an older home. The class will also discuss the requirements for hiring certified contractors to work on pre-1978 housing. Eligible participants will receive a free kit of testing and working materials, as well as valuable information on protecting your family from lead exposure during home renovations.

This basic class is great for people who want to do a small project that may involve exposure to lead paint, such as sanding down an old window frame or a reused door with potential lead paint.
Basic background on history and uses of lead
Project planning and preparation
Lead-Safe work techniques
Project cleanup and dust testing of area
Connections to related resources
The kit for qualified participants includes a starter kit for lead-safe work practices and testing materials, as well as the opportunity borrow a HEPA vacuum.

Interested? To guarantee we bring enough materials for all, please register online at:

www.communityenergyproject.org/get-involved/calendar 
Or call 503-284-6827 ext 108

West Linn Repair Fair

Get your loved one’s favorite broken thing fixed for the holidays!”

Volunteers will be repairing: Small appliances, Clothing, Jewlery, and Bikes

 

 

Sherwood Repair Fair

volunteers can repair kitchen appliances, lamps, clothing or bikes

https://repairfair.org/

Repair Cafe @ SEPTL

Join Repair PDX for our October Repair Cafe at SE Portland Tool Library!

Bring your broken small appliances, bikes, and sewing to be mended.

Please click HERE to let us know what you’re bringing.

Repair Cafe @ PCC SE Campus

Join Repair PDX for our first ever Repair Cafe at PCC!

Bring your broken small appliances, bikes, and sewing to be mended.

Hope to see you there!