Change #1 - No more membership fees! Now that we have two years of financial data to evaluate, we have a better idea of our budgeting needs. The surprise? Our expenses are less than originally expected! Therefore, we are happy to announce that we will no longer collect membership dues annually. We will still have … Continue reading 2015 – A New Year, and BIG changes ahead!
Here in Charlottesville, the Daily Progress ran an article about the Cville TimeBank's one year birthday. These are more than just "feel-good fluff" stories: members are getting things done, saving money, and building community -- one transaction at a time. Cville Timebank helps locals get something for nothing.
If you're not following us on Facebook (and it's okay if you're not), you are missing out on a regular stream of information - uplifting photos, humorous cartoons, and awesome articles about TimeBanking all over the world! I'm going to post the most recent articles here so that everyone can enjoy, Facebook or not! Value of Time - … Continue reading TimeBank Updates
Beginning January 2013, the Cville TimeBank is open to anyone in the Charlottesville area. The pilot program ran for about 6 months in 2012, and we purposefully limited membership so that we could focus on learning the software and building our organizational structure. We've learned a lot from our founding members who have helped us … Continue reading Where we are, and where we’re going
A few more additions to our News About Time Banking page! A great article about the small transactions, the impact on a community. Very relatable, and the first exposure I (Maggie) had to Time Banking as a concept: Banking on Community Watch this video of Edgar Cahn, the founder of Time Banking: TED on youtube … Continue reading More links!
We're just getting started here, and this blog will quickly be growing with stories and resources! The first resource: News About Time Banking - a collection of links explaining/featuring Time Banks all over the world. We'll post whenever it's updated, but you can find the full list at the top of this site. From the … Continue reading Hello!