For many of us, asking for help is hard. I see this difficulty manifest often when timebank members tell me that they can’t find the help they need in the timebank. Here’s a recent example: Me: What do you need? Member: I need four post holes dug. Me: Have you asked for help with that? … Continue reading Sometimes, you gotta ASK!!
On December 2, a slew of volunteer bakers will descend on Champion Brewery in Charlottesville, loaded with dozens and dozens of scrumptious homemade holiday cookies for sale for our second Cookies for a Cause fundraiser. Want in? Ha-ha -- we knew you would! Sunday, December 2 1:00 - 3:00 pm Champion Brewery 324 6th St SE, … Continue reading Cookies for a Cause is back in 2018!
If joining the Cville TimeBank is on your to-do list in the New Year, we're introducing two new orientation venues to our schedule. We're elated to report that we've made arrangements with both the City of Charlottesville and with JABA to hold regular sessions at their facilities, on a schedule that we hope prospective members … Continue reading New Year – New Orientation Venues!
On December 3, a slew of volunteer bakers will descend on Champion Brewery in Charlottesville, loaded with dozens and dozens of scrumptious homemade holiday cookies for sale for our first-ever Cookies for a Cause fundraiser. Want in? Ha-ha -- we knew you would! Sunday, December 3 2:00 - 4:00 pm Champion Brewery 324 6th St … Continue reading Cookies for a Cause!
Once again, I waited until the last minute to clean up my garden for spring. Who knew spring would arrive in February? I looked under new offers for help, but I didn’t find anything. I posted a request, then I remembered that wonderful “Explore All Offers” index. Check it out here: https://hourworld.org/bank/SearchSvcCat.php?PR=Pro I sent a … Continue reading Explore All Offers!
Does anybody else get overwhelmed by the holidays? This is a great time for exchanges—the perfect time to help each other. Besides all the expectations of doing everything and being cheerful about it, we have the added stress of tiptoeing around current political issues while noshing with colleagues and family who we might not agree … Continue reading Holiday Help!
Fall was a little late this year, but it is definitely here now. My flowers are telling me it is time for some serious cleanup. Not sure why I put these gardening chores off the way I do. I used to love working in the garden by myself, but over the last few years I … Continue reading Fall Garden Cleanup
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When is something better than great? When you get twice the benefits! So you may or may not know that Twice is Nice Upscale Resale Boutique (TIN) receives (FABULOUS) donations of clothing, shoes, jewelry, and household items from generous community members. TIN takes the very best items and displays them in their beautiful little storefront … Continue reading Twice Is Nice joins Cville TimeBank!
I am currently writing from among a couple dozen unpacked cardboard boxes, a junky pile of miscellaneous items that currently make up my dining room, furniture that looks like it was arranged by a drunken crew of pirates, and – oh look! – a basket of clean, unfolded laundry. (Don’t ask me what’s in there. … Continue reading Moving Made Easier – through TimeBanking