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We’d be interested to hear what other nonprofits think about this idea: Does this model serve as a beneficial networking tool for nonprofits?
Does recruiting volunteers face-to-face make a significant difference over recruiting volunteers online?
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Participants at the event met with executives from 14 local nonprofits for five minutes each before they were ushered to the next table.I signed up for a Monday night event with Speed NY Dating (because what else was I going to do on a Monday night?), and found myself in the restaurant of the Hyatt Union Square.While online dating has totally shed the stigma that was long attached to it, speed dating is still largely seen as a last resort for desperate singles who have failed everywhere else in the dating pool...for clueless men and women who naively think they’re going to meet their Prince Charmings and Snow Whites in a Times Square hotel meeting room. I pictured a snaking line of dolled-up girls changing seats at a dinging bell in front of a small handful of awkward, overwhelmed men. In fact, speed dating may actually be NYC’s best-kept dating secret.
They're desperate, chatty, needy, strange -- and the clock is ticking. Everyone's in on the action: a hopeless people-pleaser, a Frenchman, a guy hung up on his previous girlfriends, an art therapist, a clown, and more.