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I'm fixed!!

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"That was fantastic!"

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

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

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

"Wonderful staff!"

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

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

SDM is a gift to the community!

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

"This is great!"

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

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

"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."

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

"You saved the day!"

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

"What a wonderful resource!"

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

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

"I am so happy you are here!"

"Prompt, pleasant, helpful."

"You employee is efficient, patient and knowledgeable."

"Enjoyed the relaxed, comfortable atmosphere."

"You have all the knowledge I would need."

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

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

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

"I rate my service there a 10!"

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

You are changing people's lives!

"You're all A+."

"You seem to be doing everything right."

"I feel much more confident."

"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."

"Great experience!"

"Great, as always!"

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

You really released my anxiety!

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

"Thanks for all that you do!"

"My sister raved about the help she received."

We are so lucky!!

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

"Sometimes you're just so brilliant"


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

(Directions to our shop)



Monday through Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm;

Sunday: Closed

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