TimeBank News

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 ]

Fall fun!!!

Hello!  As we start our transition into fall, we're busy here at the TimeBank.  With the school year now underway we're getting back to work in the high schools and launching our youth courts with a big change this year.  Officer discretion will no longer be associated with who gets the opportunity to come to youth court.  Now all students at risk of receiving a municipal ticket in the schools will have the opportunity to participate in youth court and avoid an arrest on their record.  With... [ 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 ]

Care and Community

Hello TimeBankers!  First off, to all of our members in Sun Prairie effected by the explosion and the loss of a community member – we’re thinking of you and we’re here to help.  Please reach out to our members if there is anything we can do to provide support as Sun Prairie begins to heal and rebuild.  We have several members talking about ways people can connect through the TimeBank to support Sun Prairie residents.  Remember you can sort by city/area on offers and requests, so if you’re... [ more ]

Summer is here!

Hello TimeBankers!  Happy summer! We’ve got some fun in store for July.  Lots of events, some of which are listed here, others will be announced soon.  Stay tuned to our website to keep up to date on what’s happening.   Welcome Naomi Jones!  We’re thrilled to have Naomi joining us as our new Transportation Coordinator.  She is jumping right in. We’re always looking drivers to help people get to appointments.  If you’re interested, get in touch with Naomi and she’ll get you set up. Naomi@... [ more ]

Fun stuff coming up this summer

  Hi Timebankers!  We’ve got some fun events and opportunities coming up this summer.  It would be great to see your beautiful faces in person, so let's get together.   Calling all gardeners!  The Social Justice Center is looking for a small group of people to help with cleaning up the SJC’s rain garden on the side of the building.  It’s gotten overgrown and we want to make it beautiful again!  There will be a work day on Monday, June 11th from 10-12 at 1202 Williamson St.  In the event it... [ more ]

With Spring comes Change and New Growth

Hi!  With Spring in full swing, the TimeBank staff is growing and transitioning.  Bunny B, who has been coordinating our Transportation Project since 2016, is moving on to a new adventure and will be transitioning out of her staff role at the end of June.  Bunny was a TimeBank member long before she joined our staff and she plans to continue participating as an active member. I look forward to making some gardening exchanges with her soon!  We wish her the best of luck in her new endeavour and... [ more ]

TimeBank is hiring!

The TimeBank is hiring a part-time Transportation Coordinator to run our Transportation Project.  See the attached job description.  If you know someone who may be interested, please share.  Thanks!

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