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Pub crawl with a cause

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There are all kinds of special gatherings taking place during this huge football weekend but one that happened downtown Saturday may be the most unique. It's a group interested in having fun while helping others at the same time.

They pulled up in a Colts' themed bus complete with blue and white flashing lights and they stopped in the heart of downtown Indianapolis.

"We're just a bunch of friends that hang out at the same bar on the north side and we decided this would be fun to do", said Kyle Durbin, one of the organizers.

They had a plan: "Grab some bags and let's help some people", Durbin said as the group of about two dozen cheered.

They walked with bags to give away in one hand and plastic cups of cold beer in the other as they headed out on foot.

"God bless you.. You need something too buddy?", asked Durbin as he handed a bag to a homeless man. Each bag was full of toiletries and other essentials. Each bag was given to someone in need.

"I think it's nice. I think it's nice. Good think they doing for the homeless", said Roger Burton who said he is homeless.

After a few minutes the group stopped to take a break and have a drink at the Elbow Room.

"Bottoms up! Cheers Rak Pak", one man shouted as they toasted at the bar.

Not Rat Pack, but Rak Pak  with two K's an acronym for Random Acts of Kindness People Are Kind.

This group is on a pub crawl like no other: they're goal is to pay it forward.

"They're here to have fun along with just giving back. And that's important", said Kenda McClurg of Anderson.

"(I) get to hang out with my friends...have a good time, and still make a difference. It's all about making a difference", explained Erica Roney who lives in Fishers

A difference in their lives and in someone else's.

"We wanted to do something for people, and hopefully make a positive impact on the community and maybe someone else will pay it forward and get inspired by what we do", said Chris Jack of Pendleton.

So after a short break they headed back out, to give away more.

"We've been blessed with so much...it's only an honor to give it back. I mean, why not", explained Tye Shell who is visiting from Texas but plans to move to Central Indiana

Why not spend a Saturday afternoon surrounded by friends aiming to do good.

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