Thousands volunteer to help at World Meeting of Families 2006

.- According to the AVAN news agency, more than 2,300 volunteers have signed up to assist in the organization and celebration of the V World Meeting of Families, to be held July 1-9 in Valencia, Spain.

According to event organizers, everyone from students to married couples to doctors and psychologists are joining the ranks of volunteers who will help make the event possible.  “Volunteers range in age from 16 to 70.  Apart from Spain, the countries from which we are getting the most volunteers are Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Italy, Mexico and the United States,” they added.

Volunteers will providing assistance for such tasks as welcoming participants at train stations, bus depots and airports, providing information at different sites throughout the city, collaborating at the press center, assisting local officials and coordinating groups of participants.

Those interested in volunteering can obtain information at


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