Rabble for a Cause is a particularly apt name, given that a rabble is an unruly mob -- a pretty apt description of the Twitter experience or, for that matter, our lovely town in its early days. "The social web, including Twitter, Facebook, etc., is a great community with interests, jokes, squabbles -- most things a community was when Denver was 1,500 people radiating out from 14th and Larimer a hundred years ago," Kevin says. "These people also live in a physical community where there are people who struggle with diseases, or poverty, or education."
Kevin started the organization about six months ago with three goals in mind -- namely, he says, "figure out a cause you care about; tell people about that cause; and finally, help any way you can -- time, money, or just speaking well of them to your friends. Try to make a difference. This event is all about marrying the virtual social media world and the physical world to bring people together, talk, tell stories and jokes -- and also think for a moment about the people who don't have it as well as we do, and maybe do a little good while we have some fun."
The tweetup happens September 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the upstairs bar of India House, 1514 Blake Street. Suggested minimum donation is $5, but Boulas encourages attendees to "bring more if you've got it. If you are a cheapskate, you don't HAVE to give, but bring a few generous friends to make up for your slackerness!" That will net you some free appetizers, and drink specials like $2 beers and $4 well drinks, plus 30 percent off dinner if you stick around for it. You can RSVP for the event at the Rabble for a Cause Eventbrite page -- and don't forget to tweet the good word using the #rabbleforacause hashtag.