Don’t miss this opportunity to reduce, reuse and recycle, and generate a spirit of giving to the community!

Since 1990, GIVE has accepted donations of unwanted and reusable clothing, books, furniture, household furnishings, kitchenware, canned and packaged foods, and miscellaneous items during Isla Vista and UCSB’s annual move-out time in June. The donations are sold at a giant sale and the proceeds benefit organizations and projects that improve the quality of life in Isla Vista.

Each year over 150 volunteers (UCSB students and local community) receive, organize, and sort all donations in preparation for a huge GIVE sale. One hundred percent of the proceeds are distributed to Isla Vista non-profits and projects that benefit the Isla Vista community

In 2018

  • 164 volunteers donated 1,251.62 hours of their time to benefit our community!
  • 13 paid staff worked 1,907 hours
  • GIVE distributed over $30,400 to 12 local programs!
  • GIVE donated 1,998 pounds of canned food to the Associated Students Food Bank
  • GIVE received 28.5 tons (57,007 pounds) of donated items that were saved from the landfill!
  • and nearly 150 bikes were sold

Read the article from KEYT

In 2019, make yours a ZERO WASTE MOVE-OUT!

Big sale: Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 from 8 AM – 4 PM

Embarcadero Hall parking lot 935 Embarcadero del Norte, Isla Vista, CA

Give IV...

  • provides an easy way for residents to donate belongings they no longer need or want;
  • makes quality, used items available to community members at inexpensive prices;
  • reduces the tons of trash that would otherwise litter the streets and end up in the county landfill;
  • makes the Isla Vista community substantially cleaner and safer;
  • educates tenants about their responsibilities to their own community;
  • creates an opportunity for community members to volunteer;
  • generates funds for Isla Vista non-profits and community projects that enhance the quality of life for residents of Isla Vista!