TimeBank News

Mutual Aid Workspace and the Polar Plunge

We want to let you know about a couple of upcoming events. The Mutual Aid Workspace (MAW) at the Social Justice Center is a new coworking and collaboration space. Join us for our opening day celebration and learn what's going on and how you can join in. It's at SJC this Sunday (the 20th) from 12-6pm. The TimeBank will be doing our 2nd Polar Plunge fundraiser. We'll be diving into Lake Waubesa on Saturday, February 16th. For those of you who want to knock a polar plunge off your bucket list,... [ more ]

What a year!

Happy holidays, TimeBankers What a year 2018 has been! Thank you for timebanking. Without each other, none of this happens. Thank you for showing up again and again for each other and for our community. Whether you’re giving someone a ride to a medical appointment, mentoring a youth, supporting an organizational member, or helping us do what we do, we appreciate and thank you for all of your work. I’d love to share some of our biggest accomplishments this year and invite you to a couple of... [ more ]

Giving Tuesday - Big News

Hi TimeBankers.  I’m so thankful for this community!     I have some great news to share and I am asking for your support on Tuesday.  Finally, after many years of planning and visioning, we are getting so close to moving in to our new space in the front of the building at the Social Justice Center on Williamson St!  We are pumped about all the ways timebanking values, goals, and plans intersect beautifully with the vision of the Social Justice Center and the exciting opportunities that will be... [ 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 ]

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 ]

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