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New in 2024: Timebanking in Jamestown, CA

BACE Timebank is expanding into Tuolumne County by pilot testing timebanking in a small mobile home community in the mountains of Jamestown. Jamestown is 3 square miles, and according to the 2010 Census, Jamestown has 3423 residents, with 40% living in rental housing. Jamestown was a California Gold Rush town and was made a historical landmark in 1949. Do you know someone living in Jamestown, California or nearby?  If so, tell them that BACE Timebank is up and running in Jamestown!  

A Call for Resources

At a time when many people are expressing lack–lack of work, sundries, hand sanitizer, or a good haircut–I’m surprised to hear people say “….timebanking is a nice idea, but that’s not how the real world works.”  Why not? Maybe social distancing rules prevent you from your job at a salon, but you can build your clientele by offering pointers on how to trim those mops in exchange for hours of credit.  When you go back to work who will they come to for a proper cut? Earn hours:  Do you know of someone offering free resources in the Bay Area?  Email us the contact information so we can list it on our Resources page, and you’ll receive 0.5 hour time credit for each resource you identify.