By John McDevitt
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – International cash mob day is this coming Saturday. It’s an effort to support local business.READ MORE: Four Children Among Five Killed In Pottstown Home Explosion, Police Say
Time and place are usually learned through Facebook and Twitter. Those participating in the cash mobs meet outside the selected small business and enter together. The establishment is most of the time aware of the possibility of a sudden surge in business.READ MORE: Beach Erosion Will Keep One-Third Of North Wildwood Beaches Closed Memorial Day Weekend
“We try to get everyone to promise 20 dollars,” organizer Shahrzad Kojouri says. “Come out it’s for a good cause, supporting fun people and really trying to build this up.”
Kojouri started Cash Mob Philly last month and the group supported business in Manayunk. This Saturday it’s Glenside at 1pm at The Dovetails Artisans at Glenside Avenue and Bickley Road. Then a of couple blocks away at the train station every one mobs Elcy’s cafe.MORE NEWS: CBS3 SummerFest: 2 St. Joe's Grads Bringing New Tiki Cruise Experience For Adults To Wildwood
Kojouri hopes to make the effort a monthly thing.