Hour Dollars is a service exchange program for residents of the Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs. It functions under the umbrella of the national organization, Time Banks. The primary purpose of Hour Dollars is to provide a way for neighbors to easily exchange time and services. When neighbors exchange services, they build strong ties within the community and everyone benefits.
Orientations are held frequently. Once you’ve completed the orientation, you’ll receive a directory of members and services. You’ll also receive 3 hours in your account to start you on your way.
The mission of Hour Dollars is to strengthen our community by providing members the means to meet each other, share their skills, and solve problems cooperatively. It is also our intention to value every member’s time equally and be accessible to all interested members of our community.
Our program is founded on these principles and goals:
Our members are required to sign and abide by the Hour Dollars Code of Ethics. As an Hour Dollars participant, you agree to: