• Hannah likes being able to pass it on

    Hannah writes, “I love that I can fit volunteering into my busy life, and also benefit from other people’s skills.” She says, ”Timebanking is a great way to give what little spare time I have to help others, and it makes me feel part of the community. . . .

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  • We can always learn something new.

    Loretta writes, “I house-sat for a woman who was a certified yoga instructor, and I spent my first Time Credits getting yoga lessons from her. It was a disaster at first . . .

    So, What is timebanking?
  • Isn't it nice to get some help?


    Jason writes, "Painting my basement was on my to-do list for longer than I care to admit. But after I joined the timebank, I asked for help …

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  • Let's get ready to come together.



    In a Timebank, members are linked in a meaningful way: There’s Sally . . .

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  • Annual Potluck Picnic, Saturday, August 16th from 4-7 pm.

    All are welcomed, members and guests to join us in Bellevue for our annual picnic on Saturday, August 16th from 4-7 pm. Bring your favorite potluck dish, or food to BBQ. Bring enough to share and bring a blanket or a chair. For directions: joan@tbanks.org

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  • Its About Time! Second Annual Eastside Timebank Auction

    Save the date of Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 4-7 pm to attend the Eastside Timebank Auction at the Peter Kirk Center in Kirkland. Member services and other items will be offered up for bidding. Stay tuned...

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WELCOME TO THE EASTSIDE TIMEBANK
WE BUILD COMMUNITY ONE HOUR AT A TIME!

Members can save $1,400 in one day by joining the Eastside Timebank? It is possible, as reported recently on ABC News regarding a timebank in Louisville, KY, where members saved $1,400 in one day through timebanking. To see the news video click here: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2014/01/saving-money-helping-others-with-timebanking/

August 16th: 4-7 pm:  Join us for our annual picnic in Bellevue.  Bring your favorite potluck item, or food you want to BBQ. Bring enough to share.  Also bring a blanket or chair to sit on. Friends, co-workers, family and house guests are all welcomed!  RSVP to joan@tbanks.org for directions.

September 21: 4-7 pm: Save the date for the second annual auction, "Its About Time!" of the Eastside Timebank.  Be ready for more auction items of service exchanges to bid on such as yard work, massage, amazing authentic Italian and Chinese dinners and much more.  Members, contact Joan at joan@tbanks.org to donate services, publicize the auction and volunteer during the auction. Follow this section of our website for future details, a listing of auction offerings and how to register to attend. Once again this year if you are not a member of the timebank and pay the auction registration fee, you will be eligible for one free year of membership in the Eastside Timebank!

Help the Eastside Timebank! When you buy from Amazon, the Eastside Timebank will receive .05% of eligible purchases through Amazon Smile.  BUT, you must select Eastside Timebank as your charity of choice.  To do so, click here: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-4154419  Thank You!

About the Eastside Timebank

The Eastside Timebank of King County, based in the communities of the eastside, is like an old-time community where neighbors help neighbors, connecting through high-tech tools. Our timebank is based on the idea that each of us has unique gifts, talents, and resources to share, and we all have needs that others can fill.

Every hour of service that a timebank member provides to someone in the community earns one hour of credit, which can be exchanged for an hour of service from another member. All services are valued equally. An online database makes it easy to see what skills and services your neighbors have to offer, and what services they need, so you can match your skills and needs with others in the community.

Examples of Skills and Services Currently Offered by Our Members

Sailing lessons, jewelry repair, massage, job coaching, computer help, budgeting, needlecraft lessons, cooking, and a lot more...

What Our Members Are Saying

"I have received a great deal of value in my first receipt of a service...I am so happy to be part of this experience!!"

"My wife and I had a member come by and give us some great pointers on how to better train our dog. I was able to help another member...with some windows that needed washing. It was a win-win for all of us."