The Sports Drive Team

The Santa Barbara Sports Drive is an annual sports equipment and clothing drive to: 1) Get kids off the street and into sports! 2) Increase membership and participation at the Boys & Girls Club 3) To recycle sports equipment and clothing Click here to learn more about our 3 main goals.. The Sports Drive team is […]

How You Can Help

The Sports Drive Team Gathering Donations

Students from Laguna Blanca, Montecito Union, Crane, Cold Springs, Bishop Diego, Marymount, and Santa Barbara Middle School participate in the process of collecting never/gently used sports equipment and sports clothing for the Sports Drive.  The Sports Drive is held to increase membership at the Santa Barbara Boy’s & Girl’s Clubs and to provide sports equipment and […]

Boys & Girls Clubs

Families waiting for the event to open

Everybody wins A staple of the Santa Barbara Sports Drive for the past two years was to incorporate our local Boys and Girls Clubs in such a way that the club not only provides the Sports Drive with a place to hold the event, but the Sports Drive gives back to the Boys and Girls […]

Thank You To Our Sponsors

The Sports Drive could not go on without the help and graciousness of our sponsors:






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    The 6th Annual Sports Drive is in April 2015!

    The Santa Barbara Sports Drive has reached its 6th year, and although we have helped so many people so far, there is still much work to be done. Please join us in our push to make our sixth year our most successful year by donating either your gently used sports equipment, your money (to go […]

  • Sports Drive Video

    Check out our latest video and learn what the sports drive is all about

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    Check out our new Photo Gallery!

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    Big 5 Coupon

    Present this coupon at big 5 to have them donate 5% of your total purchase price to the SB Sports Drive at no additional cost to you! All proceeds from the program will go in our scholarship program which allows underprivelidged kids to be members of the Santa Barbara Boys and Girls Club free for […]

  • Press and Media Contact

    For all press and media inquiries please contact Chris Wagonhurst:     Christopher Wagonhurst chriswagon@gmail.com  

  • Arrange a pick-up

    If you have a large amount of equipment/clothing that you would like to donate, you can arrange to have Sports Drive volunteers to come and pick it up for you.   Option 1 Submit a form Click here to send us a request to pick up your gear, we’ll have someone contact you as soon as […]

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    Drop off donations

    We have three convenient locations where you can drop off your sports equipment and clothing: NOTE: Please contact one of our members before dropping your donations off so we can unlock the pod for you. 1.  Santa Barbara Boys and Girls Club (Downtown area – includes Santa Barbara High and Providence Hall) 632 East Canon […]

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    The 3rd Annual SB Sports Drive is Coming!

    The 3rd annual Santa Barbara Sports Drive will be held at the Santa Barbara Boys and Girls Club on February 25, 2012. Go through your closets, garages, and storageand gather your outgrown or unused sports equipment. For more information on where to donate, see our Contact Page. If you don’t think you have any sports […]

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    Sports Drive Toolkit

      Here is the Santa Barbara Sports Drive official toolkit, hopefully it will help you achieve a successful Sports Drive in your community! Sports Drive Toolkit – PDF