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Posted January 13th, 2013 - 5:24 pm by from Gomshall, England (Permalink)
Many people ask for help for nothing in return and I guess people might just be getting tired of always helping and never being offered any in return. Yes this might be due to the very goodness of a great number of people, but even if those people don’t want help in return, now I want to do just that. Help for help.

If we don’t trade with money, is it our time we can trade?. I would like to travel the USA. But instead of relying on the kindness of strangers, getting food, shelter and transport for free, I would like to offer something in exchange. This exchange is for my time. I want to help you, accompany you, work for you or participate in something you do in exchange for the basics of travel. A place to stay, some food to eat and the means on getting to and from places. Everything is down to you, the help you give me and the help you want yourself.

I feel this is a fairer exchange rather than just taking and receiving help from strangers….so what would you want me to do. I will be starting in new York in late July and have until end of august to get to san Francisco. I’ll go wherever and to whoever. If you like my idea and what to be apart of it or know someone who would, any suggestions of groups or people who would be worth contacting, I can only encourage you to pass on this idea. I guess the rest is down to you and would you want a 26 year old English guy to help you out. Think about it.

Thanks for reading (if you did) .

Posted January 16th, 2013 - 4:33 pm from Syracuse, United States
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Posted January 16th, 2013 - 5:06 pm by from Tabor City, United States (Permalink)
You may want to sign up with HelpX.net...help exchange, a free site to connect volunteers with those needing assistance with various activities...

Posted January 16th, 2013 - 7:13 pm from Syracuse, United States
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Posted January 18th, 2013 - 5:09 pm by from Gomshall, England (Permalink)
hey thanks, this sounds good, i shall have a look, and sure perhaps on our travels we shall meet :)

Posted January 24th, 2013 - 5:42 am by from Whistler, Canada (Permalink)
check this site as well: http://wwoof.org

WWOOF is a world wide network of organisations.
We link volunteers with organic farmers, and help people share more sustainable ways of living.

WWOOF is an exchange - In return for volunteer help, WWOOF hosts offer food, accommodation and opportunities to learn about organic lifestyles.

WWOOF organisations link people who want to volunteer on organic farms or smallholdings with people who are looking for volunteer help.

It all started in the UK in 1971...