Give A Day – Get A Disney Day




Give A Day – Get A Disney Day is a
new program, spearheaded by the Disney Parks, to celebrate and
inspire volunteerism. The program, which starts January 1st, has set a goal of
enlisting one million volunteers throughout the nation to help nonprofit
organizations in 2010. In return, the volunteer receives a free pass to a
Disney park.

It works
like this…individuals sign up on the Give A Day – Get A Disney Day Official
Website
, then search and select from a list of eligible volunteer
opportunities with participating organizations. Once the volunteer
participation with the selected group is completed, the individual obtains
verification from the organization, provides it to Disney, and receives a one day
pass for a Walt Disney World® or Disneyland® theme park, absolutely FREE!

Disney Parks is operating the
program in cooperation with the HandsOn Network, which has 250
on-the-ground volunteer action centers across the country and connects volunteers
to more than 70,000 nonprofit agencies that need their help.

Gay Central Valley has joined the list of nonprofit
organizations which will participate in this important program.

Gay Central Valley is looking for
volunteers to participate in such areas as…

Graphic
design

Our organization is
in need of logo redesign and also new logo creation. This volunteer opportunity
can be completed from home.

Information distribution
Seeking assistance with distributing business cards and brochures. Items
will promote our nonprofit organization. This will mainly occur in the tower
district, but also other local book stores, etc. Literature to distribute can
be picked up and the time frame is flexible.

Online outreach
Assistance needed with expanding our online outreach via Twitter, MySpace, Facebook,
etc.
Our goal is to expend our reach outside of the Fresno/Clovis area to other
communities in the central valley. This opportunity would include working in an
office environment and mainly contacting existing "friends" on social
networks to become involved and to expand the existing network of
"friends".

Online research
As a new nonprofit organization, we are seeking assistance in locating
donations of items to raffle. This volunteer opportunity would involve working
in our office and contacting local and national organizations (mainly online
via forms and email) to secure needed items to fundraise.

Sponsorship assistance
Seeking assistance with making telephone calls to potential advertisers.
Also making phone calls to build an LGBT friendly community directory.

The program kicks off on January 1st, 2010 and runs until tickets are distributed or
December 15, 2010, whichever occurs first. If you or someone you know is
interested in participating in this program, visit the Give A Day – Get A Disney Day Official
Website
 to sign up. Any questions or information
can be found on the Program Terms & Conditions and
Frequently Asked Questions
page.

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