TimeBank News

Happy Valentines Day! You're going to love what we've got going on!

Hi TimeBankers!  Happy Valentine’s Day.  We’re sending you lots of love this month.  Check out what we’ve got going on, you’re going to love it!   We did the polar plunge!  Big thanks to Sarah and the Benton Penguins for jumping in the frozen lake to raise some money for the TimeBank.  Wow, that’s commitment.  We appreciate it so much.  Thanks additionally to everyone who came out to support and cheer them on.  Check out the pictures and this video on our facebook page.  https://www.facebook.... [ more ]

Help build Mutual Aid Networks for Madison and the world

Hello TimeBank members, Many of you know me as the Founder and former Co-Director of the Dane County TimeBank. During that time I was working on a Research and Development project which has now turned into Mutual Aid Networks - or MANs - a way to redesign work through connecting timebanking, commons building, common money stewardship, and cooperative ownership. We're making a Mutual Aid Network here in Madison, and we expect it to make your timebanking experience better and more valuable in... [ more ]

Help make fun events for TimeBank members! Plus other opportunities and news

Hello lovely members of the Dane County TimeBank, We hereby invite you to participate in a revitalized DCTB Events Team. Or Queens/Kings/etc of Fun, whatever we want to call it - made up of timebank members, board members, and staff. We're aiming to host at least one fun event per month, in different locations with different activities to draw different audiences, build the capacity of our timebank, and add to the fun. We could use your ideas and energy! If you're so inclined, rsvp by replying... [ more ]

Help tell the TimeBank Story

TELL the TIMEBANK STORY Are you a member that has a story to tell about experiences in the TimeBank? If so, we would love to hear from you. Earn TimeBank Hours telling your story and help others in the community to connect. PHOTOGRAPHERS - Can you help us capture the faces of the TimeBank membership? Earn TimeBank Hours taking photos at events and activities and sharing the best with us to help us spread the word about the work we do. STORYTELLERS - Can you help us chronical some of the... [ 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 ]

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 ]

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