TimeBank News

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 ]

Happy Birthday, Dane County TimeBank!

Happy Birthday Dane County TimeBank!   Let’s celebrate!  Join us at the Social Justice Center Open House on 10/20 from 7-10 pm.    https://www.facebook.com/events/297825447697662/ https://danecountytimebank.org/event/timebanks-13th-birthday-bash-and-social-justice-center-open-house   On 10/20 the TimeBank becomes a teenager! That's right, we're celebrating 13 years of neighbors helping neighbors! We have a ton to celebrate including (but not limited to):   -The 3 year anniversary of our work on... [ more ]

Happy Spring

Hello Timebankers!  Thanks to everyone who contributed to The Big Share Campaign.  We raised $4250 from 63 donors to support our restorative justice work!  That’s $1400 more than last year.  We’re thrilled.  Thanks to TimeBank members Brooks and Amy for their work on our youth court video. We also had a great turn out for our Circle Up event last month.  The film was phenomenal and prompted an engaging and important discussion around what is and what isn’t restorative justice, how do we as a... [ more ]

Happy Valentines Day! You're going to love what we've got going on!

Hi TimeBankers!  Happy Valentine’s Day.  We’re sending you lots of love this month.  Check out what we’ve got going on, you’re going to love it!   We did the polar plunge!  Big thanks to Sarah and the Benton Penguins for jumping in the frozen lake to raise some money for the TimeBank.  Wow, that’s commitment.  We appreciate it so much.  Thanks additionally to everyone who came out to support and cheer them on.  Check out the pictures and this video on our facebook page.  https://www.facebook.... [ more ]

Help build Mutual Aid Networks for Madison and the world

Hello TimeBank members, Many of you know me as the Founder and former Co-Director of the Dane County TimeBank. During that time I was working on a Research and Development project which has now turned into Mutual Aid Networks - or MANs - a way to redesign work through connecting timebanking, commons building, common money stewardship, and cooperative ownership. We're making a Mutual Aid Network here in Madison, and we expect it to make your timebanking experience better and more valuable in... [ more ]

Help make fun events for TimeBank members! Plus other opportunities and news

Hello lovely members of the Dane County TimeBank, We hereby invite you to participate in a revitalized DCTB Events Team. Or Queens/Kings/etc of Fun, whatever we want to call it - made up of timebank members, board members, and staff. We're aiming to host at least one fun event per month, in different locations with different activities to draw different audiences, build the capacity of our timebank, and add to the fun. We could use your ideas and energy! If you're so inclined, rsvp by replying... [ more ]

Help tell the TimeBank Story

TELL the TIMEBANK STORY Are you a member that has a story to tell about experiences in the TimeBank? If so, we would love to hear from you. Earn TimeBank Hours telling your story and help others in the community to connect. PHOTOGRAPHERS - Can you help us capture the faces of the TimeBank membership? Earn TimeBank Hours taking photos at events and activities and sharing the best with us to help us spread the word about the work we do. STORYTELLERS - Can you help us chronical some of the... [ more ]

Help with the flooding

Hi TimeBankers.  As many of you know there has been significant flooding in the area and people are in need of assistance now and likely in the coming weeks.  If you have time to spare, below are some resources and ways that you can help. We are happy to offer timebank hours to anyone assisting with flood relief efforts.  The Dane County TimeBank account can be used as the “payer”.   In addition, the TimeBank is need of drivers to help get people to their medical appointments.  If you can help... [ more ]

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