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"Great service!"

"You have all the knowledge I would need."

"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."

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

You are changing people's lives!

"You seem to be doing everything right."

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

"Thanks for all that you do!"

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

We are so lucky!!

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

"Wonderful staff!"

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

"Prompt, pleasant, helpful."

"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."

"My sister raved about the help she received."

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

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

"You saved the day!"

"I rate my service there a 10!"

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

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

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

"I am so happy you are here!"

"That was fantastic!"

You really released my anxiety!

"Great experience!"

"You employee is efficient, patient and knowledgeable."

"You're all A+."

"This is a great resource!"

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

"Enjoyed the relaxed, comfortable atmosphere."

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

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

"This is great!"

"Great, as always!"

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

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

"Sometimes you're just so brilliant"

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

SDM is a gift to the community!

"I feel much more confident."

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

"What a wonderful resource!"

I'm fixed!!

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

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


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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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