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Columbia Community Exchange of Howard County

Skill Share Fair and Repair Cafe!

Repair Cafe Information:

Bring your broken items such as toasters, lamps, clothes, jewelry, bicycles, or electronics.   

Volunteer “fixers” will evaluate and repair as many of them as they can (up to 3) for FREE. 

RSVP required for repairs.  Email

Volunteers will also be available to answer questions about repairs on items that are too large or not possible to bring.

WANTED:  Fixers!

Do you enjoy fixing things?  Want to help repair items?  Want to learn or improve skills?  Email your fixing skills to   

For information about Repair Cafés, visit

See below for testimonials from the March 2017 Skill Share Fair!

“Kim was very friendly and enthusiastic about projects. She gave a nice, hands-on demonstration and other materials. I left feeling psyched to start a project.” - Claudia

“I’ve been a happy Time Banker for several years and have met such interesting people while feeling great about being of help to others. I’ve learned news skills, which I’ve passed on, and am especially proud of my ability to drive people safely to needed appointments.” - Carol

“Attending this event was a great way to experience the joy of giving and sharing.” - Irva