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"Enjoyed the relaxed, comfortable atmosphere."

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

"I rate my service there a 10!"

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

"Great, as always!"

You are changing people's lives!

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

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

You really released my anxiety!

"Wonderful staff!"

"Great service!"

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

"This is great!"

"You saved the day!"

We are so lucky!!

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

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

"I feel much more confident."

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

"You're all A+."

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

I'm fixed!!

"You have all the knowledge I would need."

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

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

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

"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."

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

"I am so happy you are here!"

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

"Great experience!"

"What a wonderful resource!"

"Prompt, pleasant, helpful."

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

"Sometimes you're just so brilliant"

SDM is a gift to the community!

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

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

"This is a great resource!"

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

"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 employee is efficient, patient and knowledgeable."

"My sister raved about the help she received."

"Thanks for all that you do!"

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

"That was fantastic!"

"You seem to be doing everything right."

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


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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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