|One Spark fired up with thousands of volunteers|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
One Spark is called “The World’s Crowdfunding Festival.”
But another crowd — volunteers — is needed to handle the thousands of people expected to descend on the event that began Wednesday.
Event organizers say 2,070 volunteers signed up to handle the 20-square-block event, 620 trained to work specifically during the 5-day festival.
A lot of people responded to the call for volunteers, meaning this year’s One Spark may be the biggest volunteer-run event in Jacksonville, volunteer services manager Meredith O’Malley Johnson said.
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