TimeBank News

It's been a great year...

December 21, 2017     Dear all,   Hi! Happy holidays! 2017 has been another fast-paced year at the Dane County TimeBank, one filled with challenges, to be sure, but numerous sources joy and achievement. We’re writing to share a few highlights with you.   It’s been another banner year for our restorative justice youth court program. One of the standout moments was Lorrie being selected to receive a Community ChangeMaker Award from Community Shares of Wisconsin. While personally satisfying, this... [ more ]

It's cold outside, but things are heating up at the TimeBank!

Hello Timebankers!  It’s cold outside, but things are heating up at the TimeBank.  We’ve got tons of exciting things going on!   Thanks to everyone who attended our annual meeting and board elections!  Our 2018 board members include: Mary Girard, Amanda McKaig, Garrett Lee, Jeanie Verschay, Greg Rossetti, Geraldine Clemons, Mike Godbe, Lisa Dugdale, Anita Pradhan, Sandy Nelson, and Barb Kehrein.  A big warm welcome to Barb and a huge shout out to Ron Chance, who served on the Dane County... [ more ]

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 ]

It's Workplace Giving Season!

Halloween is a sure sign that the Community Shares of Wisconsin workplace giving campaign is underway! Your contribution to the Dane County TimeBank strengthens our community by providing the opportunity for all people to contribute their time and talents for the greater good. The TimeBank connects people through neighbor-to-neighbor exchanges of services. Timebanking recognizes that everyone has needs and everyone has something to contribute. Last year, TimeBank members exchanged 6000 hours of... [ more ]

Madison Mutual Aid Network launch party! Wed. Dec. 13, 6-8pm @ Art In

Madison Mutual Aid Network Cooperative Launch Party! Wednesday, December 13, 6-8pm at Art In, 1444 E. Washington  –  ?s (608)443-8229   Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and low-key fun, along with a little (brief!) information about the structure, goals, and plans of the Madison Mutual Aid Network Cooperative.   We’ll have ways for you to join the new cooperative, offer your skills, talents, money, or other contributions, and find ways it can benefit you. We’ll start to build the actionable... [ more ]

Mutual Aid Solidarity Sprint

Hi TimeBankers! Our friends and members in the Mutual Aid Network are working hard to make this world a better place. There are a lot of upcoming events for learning and building community, including the launch of the Solidarity Sprint.  Please join us as we begin a month-long Mutual Aid Solidarity Sprint tour from right here in Madison, and explore how mutual aid can help our local businesses, organizations, and neighbors thrive. Hosted by our local Madison Mutual Aid Network cooperative. We’... [ more ]

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 ]

NEXT WEEK'S BIG- THE BIG SHARE & CIRCLE UP

                         THE BIG SHARE #CSWBigShare IS THIS TUESDAY, March 6th from 12am-11:59pm!!!! We are excited to provide updates on our THE BIG SHARE #CSWBigShare  fundraising campaign progress.  We are pleased to announce our sponsors for matches this year:  Ron Chance  Heather Driscoll  Bruce Moffat  The Dane County TimeBank Board THANK YOU to all of our matching sponsors.  We also have received $195 in donations so far.  Thank you to everyone who has donated early to get us... [ more ]

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