Downey also prepared the group for the fundraising duties they will be called on to perform.
“You can’t raise money if you don’t ask for it,” Downey said.
Enlisting the help of his friends Eric, Leigh, and Ibrahim, Knox set up a table and chairs on the Union Square subway platform last Saturday, offering commuters the opportunity to stop and chat while they waited for their train to arrive.
It was a huge success: 18 people sat down and struck up a conversation in the three hours he was there, and just like that, Date While You Wait was born.
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