MI Alliance of TimeBanks Press

Alternet [August 8, 2017] – Are You Tired of Banks, Credit Cards, and Debt? Consider a System of Trading Time Instead of Money
Michigan Radio [February 9, 2017] – Using time as the currency, Michigan communities exchange skills, strengthen bonds
Detroit Legal News [January 20, 2016] – Together through ‘TimeBank’ readily apparent at annual auction
Blog Talk Radio [October 23, 2014] – Time – The Original Source of Money
C and G News [April 15, 2013] – Local TimeBank aims to bring community together
Michigan Daily [April 13, 2013] DEBTx spurs discussion on debt
HAP LiveWell Mid-Life Newsletter [Fall 2012] TimeBanks: Paying it Forward
The Observer Eccentric [April 22, 2012] – Bank pays dividends by building community
AARP [February 3, 2012] – Time is money – saving like clockwork
AARP [October 21, 2011] – Kim Hodge Wins First Gools Award
C and G News [August 31, 2011] – Royal Oak TimeBank looking for new members
C and G News [June 16, 2011] – Ferndale TimeBank seeks new members from around the community
Capital News Service [April 29, 2011] – Got time, skills? Open time bank account
C and G News [April 20, 2011] – Neighbors Swap Skills Through Sterling Heights TimeBank
City’s Best Detroit [April 18, 2011] – Paying It Forward Pays Off For Metro Detroit TimeBanks
World Magazine [March 26, 2011] – Time as Money: Communities and mutual service
Royal Oak Patch [March 19, 2011] – Royal Oak TimeBank Makes it Simple to Pay it Forward
C and G News [February 16, 2011] – Resident Seeks to Start Madison Heights TimeBank
News Radio WJR [January 26, 2011] – Interview with Kim Hodge, Josh McManus and Rory Neuner
Michigan Radio [January 18, 2010] – Interview with MI TimeBanks Executive Director Kim Hodge
The Macomb Daily [March 29, 2010] – Article about TimeBanking around Michigan: “Residents maximize resources and grow friendships through TimeBank”
Michigan Radio – Three Things [January 25, 2010] – Take a listen to former Free Press writer Desiree Cooper talking about TimeBanking as part of Michigan Radio’s “Three Things” series.

Other TimeBanks Press

The Washington Post [April 26, 2019] – ‘I like giving the gift of time’: Time banks build economies — and communities — without the almighty dollar
The Guardian [February 5, 2019] – ‘It’s like the light’s come back on’: connecting care service users with their communities
Freakonomics [January 9, 2019] – Why Is This Man Running for President? (TimeBanking is mentioned at about 37:12 into the program)
Forbes [December 6, 2018] – There Are Not Enough Personal Care Aides To Care For Frail Seniors. What Will We Do? What could TimeBanking do to fill the void?
ioby [December 4, 2018] – Bring Unity to Our Community with TimeBanking
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland [May, 2017] – Celebrating 90 Years of Caring
Metromode [April 20, 2017] – Pontiac SUN TimeBank pays unexpected dividends
Oakland Press [December 25, 2016] – Program seeks to improve seniors’ health, way of life
New York Times [December 22, 2016] – How social isolation is killing us
Washington Post [October 18, 2016] – What if doctors could prescribe something to treat social isolation in seniors: It’s happening now in Silicon Valley
C and G News [April 6, 2016] – Madison Heights mayor looking into volunteer Time Bank
The Morning Call [June 5, 2015] – Lehigh Valley partnership finds hope for cutting medical costs
Stanford Social Innovation Review [Summer, 2015] – The TimeBank Solution
Oakland County One-Fifteen [May 14, 2014] – Community Gardens Bloom in Oak Park and Huntington Woods
Al Jazeera America [February 9, 2014] – Forget Bitcoins, What About Time As Currency?
ABC News [January 15, 2014] – Saving Money, Helping Others With Timebanking, with Diane Sawyer
New York Magazine [December 15, 2013] – TimeBanking in New York
Huntington Woods-Berkley Patch [April 4, 2013] TimeBank Program Shares Skills, Creates Bonds in Huntington Woods, Royal Oak
The Philly Post [March 14, 2013] Will clean for food. Are you ready for TimeBanking?
WKAR – Michigan Public Radio [March 12, 2013] TimeBanks Foster Community Building
U.S. News [October 23, 2012] Time Banks Provide New Way to ‘Spend’ an Hour
Wall Street Journal [August 27, 2012] For Spain’s Jobless, Time Equals Money
The County Press [April 25, 2012] – TimeBank Coalition seeks more participants
C and G News [January 25, 2012] – TimeBank members help woman clean up after fire
NBC Nightly News [December 27, 2011] – Hour Exchange Portland (search for Portland to find video)
The Huffington Post [November 2, 2011] – An American Tradition Is Reborn As Economy Weakens
NPR [September 26, 2011] – Bartering for TimeBank hours at True North Health Center
New York Times [September 20, 2011] – The Health Payoffs of Time Banks
New York Times [September 15, 2011] – Where All Work Is Created Equal
Brooklyn Daily Eagle – [January, 2011] One Small Solution to the Coming Funding Crisis
Brooklyn Daily Eagle – [December 9, 2010] VNSNY & Lutheran Team Up To Expand Services
PBS News Hour
[November 17, 2010] – Service Time Swapped to Help Stretch Dollars in Recession
The Observer-Eccentric [October 17, 2010] Diversity group touts gains, eyes good 2nd year
The Observer-Eccentric [October 7, 2010] TimeBank plan in Plymouth Canton
Living for Change Newsletter [August 8, 2010] Grace Lee Bogg writes about the future of Detroit
Sage Publications [August 4, 2010] Community Currency Organization Enhancing Well-Being
My Fox Detroit [August 2, 2010] People earning help with TimeBanking
Detroit Free Press [May 9, 2010] – Read this article about volunteering in Detroit
New York Post – [April, 2010] TRADE BALANCE – City’s Slowdown Brings Bump in Bartering

Lathrup Village TimeBank Press

Michigan Municipal League [August 2010] – Lathrup Village TimeBank Has Residents Working Together
C and G News [May 19, 2010] – Lathrup Village TimeBank honors Volunteer of the Year
Detroit Free Press page 1 [October 27, 2009] – A recent article about TimeBanks in Metro Detroit
Detroit Free Press page 7 [October 27, 2009] – Article continued
Detroit Free Press [February 25, 2009] – an article written for the Detroit Free Press