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Lee Fair Share Time Bank – Sharing skills & time locally

A Time Bank works on the principle that everyone’s talents are equal. When traditional communities are disappearing, a Time Bank enables people from all backgrounds to come together to share their experiences and skills.

For every hour you spend being a good neighbour you will earn one time credit, to spend when you need.

And you don’t have to earn time credits before you spend them.

Time credits are flexible — you help when you can, and you don’t have to commit yourself to specific days or times.

Our Time Bank has a time broker who keeps details of members’ skills and needs, so that any request for help can be ‘matched’ with the right local person.

Our time broker is Lorraine Spenceley who can be contacted on 07875 082571

Lee Fair Share (LFS) Time Bank has been running for over 12 years and currently has 85 members from the Lee and Hither Green areas. Anyone who lives or works locally or visits the area regularly is eligible to join.

Interested in finding out more about Time Banking?

Contact Lorraine on the number above and she will arrange for you to visit us at the Lee Green Community Centre (opposite the Iceland shop in Leegate).

You could also come along to one of the activities we run eg the Thursday walking group and meet some of our Time Bank members. We meet up at the Community Centre at 2pm (weather willing) and walk to one of the local parks for an hour or two.

Such activities help members get to know one another and so generate more swaps. We encourage local information exchanges and borrowing of items e g sewing machines & car battery chargers. So don’t buy it, borrow it!

Everyone is interviewed and provides references. Here are some of the skills that our members are willing to offer: Baking – Catering – Computing – Cooking -Creative Crafts – Repairs -Decorating – Dressmaking – Errands – Form Filling Help – Gardening – Jam Making – Life Coaching – Lifts by Car and many more!

We are members of the London Region of Time Banking UK.
Please contact us for further details: leefairshare@hotmail.com or call 07875 082571

Or check out LFS Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/LeeFairShare/