Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Give A Day. Get A Disney Day.

If you have watched any tv lately you have probably seen the ads for Disney's free ticket program for a day of volunteer work.  I was wondering what opportunities would exist locally and the answered was just emailed to me.  Here is the press release from the United Way:

Hands On Asheville-Buncombe is teaming up with HandsOn Network and Disney to celebrate the good things people do for their communities through the “Give A Day. Get A Disney Day.” program.

In 2010, Disney wants to inspire one million people to volunteer a day of service to a participating organization in their communities and celebrate their good works by giving each of them one day admission to a theme park at Disneyland® Resort or Walt Disney World® Resort, free. 

Starting January 1, 2010, guests can go to to sign up for qualifying volunteer opportunities (many of which will be family-friendly). Hands On Asheville-Buncombe, a program of United Way, will be one of the organizations providing eligible volunteer opportunities for the program. Hands On makes it easy for people to lend a hand and help others in our community by volunteering with Asheville and Buncombe County nonprofits throughout the year. 

To learn more, just visit

Those interested in taking part in this promotion must pre-register and sign up for eligible volunteer opportunity at Ticket quantities for this program are limited. Must be at least age 6 to participate. Other terms and conditions apply. For details, see

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