TimeBank News

Opportunities for celebration, learning, and action

Hello Timebankers! Summer is here and we’ve got some fun and exciting opportunities coming up to get together, build community, celebrate, and learn.   Please come celebrate the Summer solstice with us at the Social Justice Center’s SJC Jubilee on Friday, June 21st from 10am - 10pm! A block party!  Full day of live, local music outside the Social Justice Center, on Few Street between Williamson and E Wilson. As a part of “Make Music Madison” this is a free event that will have something for... [ more ]

Organization partners seeking helping hands

*/ Did you know that the TimeBank has over 200 organizations as partners?!?! Connecting with organizations is another way TimeBank members can contribute to their community, and earn TimeBank Hours while doing so! Here's a sampling of some of those organizations and some current needs they have, along with a little background info on each. Please consider lending them a helping hand!   Hope and a Future Hope & A Future is taking a fresh look at the needs and strengths of the two fastest... [ more ]

Restorative Justice Coordinator - Float

RESTORATIVE JUSTICE COORDINATOR FLOAT - JOB DESCRIPTION, DANE COUNTY TIMEBANK   The Restorative Justice Coordinator - Float position will support the implementation and development of the Dane County TimeBank’s Restorative Justice Project in alignment with the TimeBank’s mission, vision, values, and philosophy:    Mission: To connect people in sharing time and talents to meet needs, improve systems, and address community issues throughout Dane County.   Vision: An interconnected community in... [ more ]

Ripples

*/ Hello! Happy summer. As I sit at the beach I’m noticing the ripples in the water. It reminds me of timebanking. When we make TimeBank exchanges and share our time supporting each other, we produce a grassroots ripple effect of engagement and support within the community that brings us together and makes us stronger. Through timebank exchanges we begin to connect with one another in ways that ripple throughout Dane County. Promoting the idea that, “We have what we need if we use what we... [ more ]

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 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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