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"Such a welcoming, relaxed pace. Thank you for everything!"

"SDM is very helpful and I am so appreciative of the work you do with our community!"

"Prompt, pleasant, helpful."

"What a wonderful resource!"

"You employee is efficient, patient and knowledgeable."

"I am so happy you are here!"

"Great experience!"

You are changing people's lives!

"You seem to be doing everything right."

"I like the opportunity to have on-going questions that arise answered as my knowledge base increases."

"I think your service is needed and great for the community."

"A 'user-friendly' business that is free to the public - couldn't be better!"

SDM is a gift to the community!

"The employee made me feel that no question was too basic."

"This is a great resource!"

"I couldn't have done it without you!"

You really released my anxiety!

"Thanks for all that you do!"

"That was fantastic!"

"I live in Senior Citizen housing and I’m spreading the news of how great you are!"

"A warm welcoming environment.  I’ll definitely be back!"

"Came in to fix an email problem.  They were able to correct the problem.  I have had others try, including the Geek Squad, and each thought they made the correction.  They had not."

"Your employee was terrific! Clear, concise and well-informed!"

"You saved the day!"

"Wonderful staff!"

"Great service!"

"You're all A+."

"I'm very excited that SDM is in town."

"I couldn't have done it without you!"

"That was a great program! Thanks. My daughter was even showing her younger brother what they did."

"Thank you for what you do. You make computer life much easier."

"Sometimes you're just so brilliant"

"Enjoyed the relaxed, comfortable atmosphere."

"Thank you for what you do. You make computer life much easier."

"I feel much more confident."

"Great service for people who need advice and to learn their way around the systems."

"I am very thankful that you are so handy in downtown Melrose.  I’ve been looking for such a place forever so I don’t have to be bothering family and friends."

"You have all the knowledge I would need."

Thank you! I hope not to see you again soon!

"My associate is a superb teacher with much patience and thoughtfulness of my many disabilities."

"My sister raved about the help she received."

"Great, as always!"

We are so lucky!!

"This is great!"

"I love to come here! It's such a happy place!"

I'm fixed!!

"I rate my service there a 10!"

Meeting you made my day. I was thrilled to be here. Thank you for this incredible service. I am truly "grateful."


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SDM Foundation
465 Main Street | Melrose, MA 02176 | 781.606.2621

(Directions to our shop)



Monday through Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm;

Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm;

Saturday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Sunday: Closed

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