TimeBank News

2019 Polar Plunge

With ice in their veins Team TimeBank took a leap of faith into the frigid waters of Lake Waubesa on February 16th. A huge shout out and thanks goes to the brave (some would say slightly crazy) team of Annie, John, Shay, Ryan, and Ben, who together raised over $1,000 for the TimeBank thru their courageous moment! You can still thank them for their moment of insanity by further donating to the cause. Just follow this link to donate to the polar plunger of your choice; https://wisconsin-winter-... [ more ]

Be the Change - The Big Share

  Hello Timebankers! We're so excited to be part of The Big Share again this year. We need your help! Please help us reach our goal of raising $5000 on March 5th to support our restorative justice work. The TimeBank's youth court project prevented 225 youth from having arrests on their records last year.  The criminalization of children disrupts one of the most important protective factors for youth, their education. Your contribution is essential in supporting these youth and keeping them out... [ more ]

Building A Community Support Network - Restorative Justice Training Opportunities

Community Support Network - LaFollette High School Restorative Justice Support Training Sessions: Saturday, November 2, 2 pm to 4 pmMonday, November 4, 2 pm to 4 pmMonday, November 4, 6 pm to 8 pm The Dane County TimeBank Community Support Network (CSN) is a response to the need for more support for our restorative justice coordinator at Lafollette High School, Alexis Gardner and the need for students to have a community presence that is dedicated to listening to them, amplifying their voices... [ 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 ]

Celebrating the life and legacy of our dear friend, Sina Davis

We lost a dear friend. We can't even express what Sina Davis has meant to us at the TimeBank. She's been with us every step of the way for over a decade. From PowerTime to the TimeBank Store, from Allied Community Coop to Mothers in the Neighborhood, from the fight for food to cookouts and parties, meetings and advocacy. She fought for justice with courage, love, and fierceness and we love her deeply for it. We are so thankful to have known her, learned from her, fought with her, and loved her... [ more ]

Collaborator of the Year, Sharefest, and Transportation Project

Hi TimeBankers! Yay, spring is here and things are popping! First, a big shout out to Alexis Gardner, our community-based Restorative Justice Coordinator, for being named Collaborator of the Year. She'll be recognized at the 4th Annual Heymiss Progress Black Women's Leadership Conference coming up next month.  Alexis fiercely advocates for the youth and families we work with. She inspires everyone around her. Alexis is an advocate for systems change and building healthy communities. She builds... [ more ]

Commitment and New Beginnings

Hello! I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy as spring rolls in. With spring comes new growth and new opportunities. As we continue to reflect on what it means to timebank through a racial and restorative justice lens, we continue to understand that in order to truly be a grassroots network of exchange and community based support that stands firmly in the values of timebanking, it is critical that we name and address the impacts of racism and white supremacist culture in our work and in... [ more ]

Communications and Exchange Coordinator

COMMUNICATIONS AND EXCHANGE COORDINATOR - JOB DESCRIPTION DANE COUNTY TIMEBANK   The Communications and Exchange Coordinator position is a central position to the TimeBank team and the coordinator will work in alignment with the TimeBank’s mission, vision, and values:    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 which meaningful relationships drive... [ more ]

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