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 to:

Donate Food

To donate food and other essential items please send us an email at compass@ucdavis.edu or bring your donations by the center during business hours. 

We prefer donations of nutrient dense items and limit donations of items like junk food, sugar sweetened beverages, and other empty calories.

Donate Clothes

We accept professional dress clothes that can be worn to job interviews. Please send us an email at compass@ucdavis.edu or bring your donations by the center during business hours. 

Donate Your Time

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