The Tudor Trust will be funding Timebanking UK for 3 years to help undergo a transformation piece and deliver new and exciting services for the time bank membership and to support the growth of the organisation.
In this third project, we are focusing on people with visual impairments and their love of golf. Our partners are Blind Golf England and we will be using timebanking to support their members, introduce more people to Blind Golf and help their members to realise their value in being able to help others.
A one year programme to involve young people with disabilities across Liverpool to get involved in activities which they enjoy and want to learn; art, music, cooking, sports, etcetera. For every hour they are involved they earn a timebanking hour which they can swap with our corporate partners or learning something new from another young person.
A one year programme to help alleviate loneliness and isolation in older people who have difficulties using technology. Group telephone events are set up where each person gets a phone call to link them up with others to chat about issues of mutual interest. There is a facilitator and speaker on each and the events are open to time banks and their members across the UK.
In this second project, funded by Sport England and Disability Rights UK, time bank members work with people with health conditions or disabilities to ‘simply move more’. The aim is for people to motivate and support each other through timebanking to become more active in a way and at a time that suits them – in 4 new locations.
Our partners Betknowmore support people with gambling addictions on their road to recovery. Timewise! Is a new programme to introduce timebanking to their operations and to help plan a programme of activities and time swapping as a new and exciting mechanism to improve confidence and self esteem.
Funded by the ESF and in partnership with Creative Lives, the Warwickshire and Coventry CVS and the Atherstone Time Bank we delivered a one year long project ‘Sound Ideas’ providing media training to unemployed people in Warwickshire. Participants gain skills in teamwork, project management, writing and editing, and podcast presenting, recording and editing, as well as taking part in timebanking activities.
This is a project to help extend our work in prisons by researching and writing a guide for other prisons about timebanking, the benefits and how working with Timebanking UK could help them implement a time bank for prisoners and for those leaving prison to help them with their rehabilitation.
In this project, funded by Sport England and Disability Rights UK, time bank members work with people with health conditions or disabilities to engage in physical activity together. The aim is for people to motivate and support each other through timebanking to become more active in a way and at a time that suits them.