The overwhelming success of a Disney promotion that offers a free day pass for a day of volunteering has created an unusual problem for area nonprofits -- too many volunteers, the North County Times reported.
Disney's "Give a Day, Get a Disney Day" promotion, which requires people to register online then complete a day of service before a park pass is issued, began on Jan. 1 with the goal of registering 1 million volunteers by Dec. 15.
Volunteer coordinators for local nonprofits said hundreds of people have called, stopped in or sent e-mail requests looking for volunteer positions so they can earn the free park pass, the paper reported.
Read said the group had to close registration for a few days so employees could manage e-mails and calls from people seeking service opportunities. The group is once again accepting volunteers.
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