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Rent increase sends FabMo, the nonprofit treasure trove of rescued fabrics, to Sunnyvale

Original post made on Feb 26, 2020

FabMo, a nonprofit that offers discarded designer showroom samples to the public, has announced it will be moving from Mountain View to Sunnyvale after getting a significant rent increase.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 4:10 PM

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Posted by Heather P
a resident of Menlo Park
on Feb 26, 2020 at 11:27 am

FabMo is a Bay Area treasure, doing so much to support teachers, artists, and the community. So glad they were able to find a place, even if it is a bit further away from me.

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Posted by eileen
a resident of College Terrace
on Feb 26, 2020 at 2:37 pm

I've been volunteering at Fabmo for years and will continue to go to their new warehouse.
It's a fantastic organization! As an artist, I love making things from all the beautiful fabrics!

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Posted by Abitarian
a resident of Downtown North
on Feb 27, 2020 at 9:32 am

In addition to fueling creativity throughout the Bay Area, FabMo diverts 70 tons of material from reaching the landfill each year.

For a small sampling of the astounding artwork and artisan products made from FabMo materials, see Web Link

Palo Alto should be fighting to attract and retain organizations like FabMo, a far greater asset to the community than yet another software firm.

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