TimeBank News

It's Time for Action

Hello. Welcome to all of our new members. There have been more than 45 new people that have joined us in the past month. Below is a little more about us for folx who are new to us. Right off the top, the Dane County Timebank staff and board are committed to facilitating exchanges and coordinating projects through a racial and restorative justice lens. Check out this excellent co-conspirators checklist created by members of the Transformative Action Network. Timebanks are grassroots, diy... [ more ]

Solidarity and Action

Dane County TimeBank Statement of Solidarity and Commitment to Action for George Floyd Opportunities for Action Dane County TimeBank Statement of Solidarity and Commitment to Action for George Floyd When we think about the brutal police murder of George Floyd, we cannot help imagining the heartbreak and outrage his family must feel. We cannot help but wonder what was going through the mind of that nine year old black girl who watched as it happened. We stand with his family and all the people... [ more ]

Commitment and New Beginnings

Hello! I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy as spring rolls in. With spring comes new growth and new opportunities. As we continue to reflect on what it means to timebank through a racial and restorative justice lens, we continue to understand that in order to truly be a grassroots network of exchange and community based support that stands firmly in the values of timebanking, it is critical that we name and address the impacts of racism and white supremacist culture in our work and in... [ more ]

Timebanking with Intentionality

Hi everyone!    We have a lot of great work going on and plenty of updates included here.  Urgent Request New Features and Ways to Stay Connected Our Racial Justice Lens New Restorative Justice Hotline Drivers needed Urgent Request Organizational member, Second Harvest Foodbank, anticipates needing help to distribute 100,000 boxes of food to those facing hunger in southwestern Wisconsin in the next 6 to 8 weeks. They are calling this their “Care Box campaign.” In order to achieve this... [ more ]

TimeBank Update - Responding To Coronavirus Impacts

Hello all, In these uncertain times we will continue to love and support one another.  The TimeBank will continue to stay focused on our mission of connecting people in sharing time and talents to meet needs, improve systems, and address community issues throughout Dane County and our vision of creating an interconnected community in which meaningful relationships drive collective change. We will center racial, restorative, and economic justice in our work. We will get through this together.... [ more ]

Community Care

Hello Timebankers.    With all the uncertainty right now related to public health, I find hope in collective action. Closures and cancellations help slow the spread of disease so our healthcare professionals can better deal with potentially large numbers of patients.  We will have our own announcements shortly, both regarding our events and programs and our role in supporting community readiness. If you are able, consider offering meals, phone check ins, drivers for people going to dialysis... [ more ]

The Big Share!

Hello friends, supporters, and change-makers!  The Dane County TimeBank is excited to be participating in The Big Share again this year. We need your help! Please help us reach our goal of raising $5000 on March 3rd to support our restorative justice project.    Give Today! Beyond the Basics Here's what folks are saying about the TimeBank's Restorative Justice work Check out our Big Share video! Give Today! The criminalization of children disrupts one of the most important protective factors... [ more ]

Growth and Opportunity

Hi TimeBankers. We have so much exciting stuff going on. From new staff to upcoming opportunities, we're looking forward to learning and growing together. With a fresh strategic plan and some new staff positions, we're excited to roll into spring.  A huge thank you to everyone who supported Team TimeBank in doing the Polar Plunge this year! We raised $1222.70 from 31 donors. A BIG shoutout to our team members Victoria Echeverría, Jon Hain, and Lorrie Hurckes Dwyer for taking the plunge! Please... [ more ]

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