Donate or Volunteer

Donate Money

Tax-deductible donations to the Aggie Compass Basic Needs Center provide not only emergency food and linens for students in need, but direct support for programs like Fruit & Veggie Up! and equipment to help us achieve our mission – including refrigeration, student interns and transportation for food recovery. 

Donate Food

To donate food and other essential items please fill out this form. Donations will be screened per our food policy* and you will receive a response with donation instructions within 24 hours of completing the form. 

*We prioritize sourcing donations of nutrient dense items and screen donations to limit items from the following categories: Candy, Fried Snack Foods, Energy Drinks, Sports Performance Drinks, Soda, Fruit Drink, Supplemental/ Meal Replacement Beverages and Sweetened Coffee and Tea Beverages.

Donate Clothes

We are currently unable to accept professional clothing donations due to lack of storage. There are various organizations that accept clothing in the Davis area, please note that due to the pandemic some donation centers may not be open:

  • Aggie Reuse Store 
  • Goodwill Donation Express Donations Center 530.753.2524
  • All Things Right and Relevant 530.759.9648
  • Davis Food Co-op from 12/10 – 12/23; 620 G ST. DAVIS, CA 95616

Donate Your Time

Many of our partner programs could not operate without dedicated and passionate volunteers. Here are some volunteer opportunities around campus: