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Hour Exchange Portland
Time Bank System

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Administrator Information
Name Orion Breen
E-mail Address
Position / Job Title Social Ventures Development
First Language English
Organization Hour Exchange Portland
Organization Type Non-Government Organization (Registered)
URL Address
Currency System Information
Status Operating
Year the System was Started 1996
Community Greater Portland, Maine
City / Urban Area Portland, Maine
Country United States
Medium of Exchange Time Bank / Service Exchange
Unit of Value Units of Time
Valuation Non-Contract Agreement to Exchange Services
Cost-Recovery Mechanism
  1. Charitable granting
  2. Donation to Administration
  3. FREE - No Charge
Source of Funding Private Donations
Purpose for Establishing System All reasons
Size of Membership 600
Population of Area Served by System 70,000
Main Goods and Services Traded
  1. Health Care
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