11/5: NRV TimeBank’s Repair Café

11/5: NRV TimeBank’s Repair Café 2The Habitat ReStore is hosting the New River Valley Timebank’s Repair Café from 10AM-2PM Saturday, Nov. 5 at 1675 N. Franklin St. This is a free event that promotes repair as an alternative to tossing things out. Services available will include furniture and small appliance repair, knife and tool sharpening, plant re-potting, clothing repair and alterations, and toy repair. Anyone interested in volunteering at the ReStore for this event can do so by visiting the Event Volunteer section at habitatnrv.org/sign-up. Those interested in assisting with repairs should reach out directly to the NRV Timebank by e-mailing nrvtimebank@gmail.com.

About Habitat for Humanity of the New River Valley:
Habitat for Humanity of the New River Valley is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization that seeks to build strength, stability, and self-reliance through affordable homeownership. Families and individuals in need of a hand-up partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build or repair their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage or reduced cost for repairs. Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity of the New River Valley has built more than 55 houses in the area since 1987. To learn more, visit: https://www.habitatnrv.org