MOXI Welcomes LunchBoxing with Lasers Limited-Time Exhibit for Summer
By Giving List Staff   |   June 21, 2021

The hands-on science museum and Santa Barbara family favorite will also be open seven days a week once again! MOXI, […more…]

Zoom with HTO & Expert Panelists on Thursday, June 17 @ 7PM to Hear How the Summerland Oil Wells are Being Capped & Learn What’s Next on the List!
By Giving List Staff   |   June 17, 2021

Many HTO fans know about our organization’s work capping the leaking oil wells of Summerland. For decades, oil has been […more…]

Organic Soup Kitchen Crab Boil Fundraiser Raises $30,000
By Giving List Staff   |   June 15, 2021

Funds move low-income cancer patients, seniors, and chronically ill off waiting list    Organic Soup Kitchen hosted a Crab Boil […more…]

A Statement from RAINN, Time’s Up, and the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence on the Justice Department’s Position in E. Jean Carroll’s Case Against Donald Trump
By Giving List Staff   |   June 10, 2021

RAINN, Time’s Up, and the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence released the following statement in response to the Justice […more…]

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Welcomes Three New Board Members in 2021
By Giving List Staff   |   June 10, 2021

Three new members have joined the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Board of Directors. The Garden welcomes George Leis, Sharon Bradford, […more…]

We ALL Deserve to Experience the Bounty of the Season!
By Giving List Staff   |   June 7, 2021

Now that Summer is in the air, the buzz to “get out there” and engage with our greater Community is […more…]

Heal The Ocean Tackles That Boat on the Beach: A Great Collaboration on an Environmental Disaster
By Giving List Staff   |   June 3, 2021

A trawler that had been anchored off the Santa Barbara shoreline at Montecito, cut loose during the high winds of […more…]

CALM & Adverse Childhood Experiences Response
By Giving List Staff   |   June 3, 2021

Thanks to national pioneers like California’s Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, CALM’s work to prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) […more…]

June Means it’s Poker Run Time
By Giving List Staff   |   June 3, 2021

United Boys & Girls Clubs is excited to announce our summer event for our car enthusiasts, a Poker Run! Don’t […more…]

June is Pride Month
By Giving List Staff   |   June 3, 2021

Each year, the month of June is dedicated to celebrating and honoring LGBTQI+ communities and individuals. Pride Month recognizes the […more…]

Mental Health Awareness Doesn’t End in May for the Mental Wellness Center
By Giving List Staff   |   May 31, 2021

Throughout the pandemic, many people who had never experienced mental health challenges found themselves struggling for the first time. If […more…]

Life through the lens of a Storyteller Preschooler
By Giving List Staff   |   May 28, 2021

Photography Show at Paseo Nuevo: June 5th – July 6th Storyteller Children’s Center will showcase the photography of its Head […more…]

Women’s Economic Ventures Selected for $50,000 Award to Invest in Contract Workers, Small Business Owners of Color Hardest Hit by COVID-19
By Giving List Staff   |   May 27, 2021

Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) will receive $50,000 in funding to assist minority entrepreneurs and 1099 workers as they recover from […more…]

Organic Soup Kitchen’s “Buy One, Give One” Keeps the Lights On SoupMeal sales provide sustainability during funding decline
By Giving List Staff   |   May 22, 2021

Organic Soup Kitchen SoupMeals are flying out the door to residents who want to support their friends and neighbors in […more…]

New Beginnings Establishes Financial Assistance Fund for Veterans with the Help of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association
By Giving List Staff   |   May 21, 2021

New Beginnings is honored to announce its partnership with the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, Chapter 33-4 to provide a financial […more…]

Ready, Set, Go! Taking Our Mission to New Heights
By Giving List Staff   |   May 8, 2021

Realities that became clear in 2020 and, by all accounts, will prevail for the next few years, have informed how […more…]

Path (People Assisting the Homeless) Hosts Fourth Annual Making It Home Tour
By Giving List Staff   |   May 6, 2021

Experience a Virtual Guided Tour Celebrating the Meaning of Home PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) hosts their fourth annual Making […more…]

Live Fuel Moisture Findings at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
By Giving List Staff   |   May 6, 2021

The Garden is tracking drier than average conditions as we enter high fire season The Santa Barbara County Fire Department […more…]

Santa Barbara Museum of Art Welcomes Visitors Back to the Galleries
By Giving List Staff   |   May 6, 2021

SBMA Galleries Reopen to the Public on May 11  The Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) is pleased to welcome […more…]

Santa Barbara Education Foundation Turns Hope into Reality by Raising $71,000
By Giving List Staff   |   May 4, 2021

On Thursday, April 29, the Santa Barbara Education Foundation hosted the Hope Awards to celebrate individuals and programs making strides […more…]

Celebrating the Generation Before Us
By Giving List Staff   |   May 1, 2021

At 27, Heidi Holly already knew that the elder community “was her tribe.” In the 35 years since, Heidi has […more…]

A Resting Place: Sarah House Withstood COVID in Order to Provide Respite
By Giving List Staff   |   April 29, 2021

Sarah House executive director Kate Grove didn’t want to talk much about the financial burdens the COVID pandemic has placed […more…]

STESA Hosts 12th Annual Chocolate de Vine Fundraiser Virtually Featuring Founder of ‘me too’, Tarana Burke
By Giving List Staff   |   April 28, 2021

Each year, Standing Together to End Sexual Assault (STESA) hosts a fundraiser celebrating two luxurious consumables: chocolate and wine. This […more…]

Just Communities’ Second Annual Social Equity Summit
By Giving List Staff   |   April 28, 2021

Just Communities’ is hosting its second annual Social Equity Summit: “Anti-Racism Work Beyond the Statement” virtually on Thursday, May 13th. […more…]

NOW LIVE: Watch newly hatched California condor chick live on ‘Condor Cam’
By Giving List Staff   |   April 28, 2021

For the sixth year, people from around the globe can get up-close-and-personal with an endangered California condor chick in real-time […more…]

RAINN Files Amicus Brief Arguing that Defaming Rape Victims Isn’t an Official Act of the Presidency
By Giving List Staff   |   April 28, 2021

RAINN today urged the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to consider how a ruling in President Donald Trump’s favor in […more…]

CEC’s Santa Barbara Earth Day Green Film Festival
By Giving List Staff   |   April 23, 2021

Films include Gaviota: The End of Southern California and Better Together Featured as a part of the Community Environmental Council […more…]

Elected Official Briefing On Homelessness With PATH Santa Barbara
By Giving List Staff   |   April 21, 2021

On Friday, April 23rd, People Assisting The Homeless (PATH) leadership will brief elected officials and their staff on the work […more…]

MOXI Reopens Thursday, April 29
By Giving List Staff   |   April 21, 2021

MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation is excited to welcome back guests to Santa Barbara’s home for interactive […more…]

Storyteller Children’s Center (Literally) Delivers On Their 7th Annual Lunch With Love Event
By Giving List Staff   |   April 16, 2021

Raising funds on behalf of the therapeutic school for homeless toddlers and preschoolers, Storyteller staff, board and volunteers delivered 140 […more…]

Sanctuary | Lotusland Online Art Sale & Gallery Exhibition
By Giving List Staff   |   April 16, 2021

Online Art Sale & Gallery Exhibition launches on Earth Day April 22 through May 3, 2021. Launching April 22, visit […more…]

Save the Planet With Native Plants
By Giving List Staff   |   April 16, 2021

How you can protect and restore mother earth all year round Over 50 years ago, an oil rig experienced a […more…]

Making It Home Tour
By Giving List Staff   |   April 16, 2021

PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is hosting their fourth annual Making It Home Tour on June 5th, a virtual, guided […more…]

2020: A Challenging (and Rewarding) Year Like No Other…
By Giving List Staff   |   April 8, 2021

2020 was a year like no other, and it confirmed for us that nothing – not even a worldwide pandemic […more…]

Dine & Donate: Los Agaves to Donate Proceeds of April 21 Event to Friendship Center
By Giving List Staff   |   April 8, 2021

In an event sponsored by the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors (SBAOR), Los Agaves Restaurant is cooking up an authentic […more…]

Montecito Union School’s Nature Lab Offers Limitless Potential
By Giving List Staff   |   April 8, 2021

At the southern end of Montecito Union School lies a 2.5-acre property with nearly limitless potential. After a school-wide visioning […more…]

CASA seeks “Purses for a Purpose” to benefit advocacy for child victims of abuse
By Giving List Staff   |   April 3, 2021

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Santa Barbara County plans to hold its first ever online auction of designer handbags, […more…]

National Sexual Assault Hotline Experiences Nearly 20% Increase in Calls Following Airings of Allen v. Farrow
By Giving List Staff   |   April 3, 2021

RAINN released the following statement after its National Sexual Assault Hotline experienced an average increase of nearly 20% in calls […more…]

All Together for Animals Concert
By Giving List Staff   |   March 31, 2021

As you already know, COVID-19 has had a dire impact on the Santa Barbara Zoo and all of our nation’s […more…]

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
By Giving List Staff   |   March 31, 2021

This April commemorates the 20th anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) through several activities. Standing Together to End Sexual […more…]