TimeBank News

Sharefest was a success!

Big thanks to everyone that came out for Sharefest this year.  We had a great time.  Thanks to everyone who helped organize, led workshops, shared information, and brought food, produce, and stuff to swap!  Big thanks to our sponsors Willy St. Coop, Solidarity Realty, Madison Free Skool, Festival Foods, and Summit Credit Union.  See you in the spring for another one!

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 ]

Spring is here!

Hi TimeBankers! It's spring, which means it's time to start thinking about gardening! We've got an exciting and expanded garden project in the works for this season called Everywhere Gardens: The People's Produce. The project involves everything from building gardens to sharing land for gardening to produce collection and re-distribution. It's going to be awesome and we're actively planning and learning now. Join us! Every Sunday afternoon, 2-5pm, the MAW at the Social Justice Center (1202... [ more ]

Summer

Hello Timebankers! Thank you all for engaging with us in so many ways over the past few months.    As you know, we have been setting the direction and developing projects and activities within the TimeBank that center racial and restorative justice. We've got ongoing work to do as individuals and as a community to disrupt, dismantle, reimagine, and build together. We continue to center, support, and follow Black leadership as we come together to work towards liberation.    In the coming months... [ 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 ]

Summer Updates

Hello Timebankers! Happy Summer!  Thanks to everyone that came out to the SJC Jubilee. We had a great time. Strategic Planning Update: As many of you know, the TimeBank recently went through a strategic planning process and we have a fresh mission and vision statement. We also set goals, strategies and initiatives for the next several years. A big thanks to Melanie Schmidt from Timpano Consulting for guiding us through the process. Mission: To connect people in sharing time and talents to meet... [ more ]

Support the Mutual Aid Workspace

Hi Timebankers! As many of you know, the TimeBank is an active partner in the Mutual Aid Network and in the work happening in the Mutual Aid Workspace in the Social Justice Center. It's a beautiful space and a beautiful partnership. The Mutual Aid Workspace is looking for sponsors, members, and support. Please consider joining or contributing to make the space accessible to everyone who wants to help make the world a better place. Here's a request from our friends at the Mutual Aid Network.... [ more ]

Thank You and There's Still Time to Give

  Hello TimeBankers! A huge thank you to everyone who gave during The Big Share on Tuesday. We raised $2915 and had 45 donors contribute to our restorative justice work. If you were unable to give yesterday, you're in luck! Community Shares is keeping things open for another week. The TimeBank had a goal of raising $5000. We can still get there with your help. Small donations do big things. If every member contributed $1 we would make it! If 100 members contributed $20.85 we would make it! If... [ more ]

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