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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
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I sometimes get caught up in work and family and taking care of all the crap you have to take care of in life, and forget to reach out to people. And I absolutely HATE to ask for help. I joined the timebank because I thought it would be cool to get some of those … Continue reading Timebank = Community
I just found out about the search bar on the Cville Timebank web page (once you’ve signed in as a member). It is really awesome. Check it out. It searches: • Offers, • Requests, • Members, • Bios, • Messages • Help • and it is re-indexed nightly. So if I’m looking for, say, someone … Continue reading Check out the search bar, y’all!
Hey, Timebankers! I’ve had the topic of asking for what you want on my mind recently in conversations with friends and also on the Timebank member Facbebook forum. I’ve been hearing that some folks find it hard to ask for what they want- and that some even find it hard to admit that they want … Continue reading All you have to do is ask
It's official – Cville loves fixing stuff! It was standing room only at the spring Repair Café on March 5. With nearly 200 visitors and 75 volunteers, this fabulous fix-o-palooza was more than double the size of our first event in November. Everyone had a TON of fun while we fixed and evaluated over 340 … Continue reading This is Where the Magic Happens
"I'm SO happy I don't have to take this to the dump!" Our very first Cville Repair Café was a sweet success. More than 80 visitors brought their stuff to be evaluated and repaired by our team of volunteer fixers on November 15, 2015. We saved vacuum after vacuum, old lamps, piles of costume jewelry, … Continue reading Fixin’ to change the throw-away mentality
One of the beautiful things about the TimeBank is how it shows us the wealth of skills "ordinary" people have to offer. This fall, we're working on a new project that highlights one of those skill sets: fixing stuff. Cville Repair Café will bring a whole crew of handy fix-it types together for a huge … Continue reading Repair Café Coming Soon? It’s Up to You…