Twestival, Bringing Together The Twitter Community For A Cause


The Twitter community is organizing simultaneous Twestivals in 100+ cities around the world on Thursday, February 12th to help raise awareness and funds for charity: water, a non-profit that helps provide clean and safe drinking water to developing nations.

On Thursday 12 February 2009, for 24 hours, cities around the world will be hosting “Twestivals”, volunteer-run, fundraising events for people who know each other through the micro-blogging service Launching in the week the world watches Obama’s historic inauguration, inspired Twitter communities are making plans to come together through the power of the internet. Twitter users from every continent will be forging local and global connections, to raise money for a good cause and in the spirit of fun, change, charity and communication.

The San Francisco Twestival will take place at Harlot. Follow @twestivalsf for updates.

Scott Beale
Scott Beale

Scott Beale is the founder of Laughing Squid and is based in New York City. When not running the blog, Scott can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.