By Lynne Adkins
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A bi-monthly meeting in Center City is getting non-profit leaders to open up and share limited resources.READ MORE: Brotherly Love: Philadelphia Nonprofit Legacy Of Hope Offering Help To Families Facing Cancer Diagnosis
Ashley Tobin of Work Better Consultants started Connecting Coffee to get non-profit workers to share ideas and resources and learn to how to network, tasks that are especially important when the economy is struggling.READ MORE: Family Member Identifies 21-Year-Old Woman Killed After Disgruntled Patron Opened Fire In Northeast Philadelphia Bar As Jailene Holton
“Some non-profit professionals don’t have the skills to network; sometimes it’s because there’s not time for it [or] there’s not a venue for it. In other industries there are conferences, so there’s a telecommunications conference and we don’t do that so much in the non-profit world,” says Tobin.
She says the free get-togethers are limited to 15 people each session and you can join the list at connectingcoffee.com.MORE NEWS: Arson Suspect Arrested In Connection To Fire, Building Collapse That Killed Philadelphia Fire Lt. Sean Williamson