Donation Drive-Thru & Home for the Holidays Adoption Festival

On Saturday, December 4, we host our Donation Drive-Thru & Home for the Holidays Adoption Festival at Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara and the Elks Lodge in Santa Maria, 10am to 2pm. We hope you will join us for this pawsitive holiday event, aimed to provide resources that keep pets with their families for life, while inspiring forever homes for animals in need from our local shelters and rescue groups. 

Festival details

C.A.R.E.4Paws' Donation Drive-Thru & Home for the Holidays Adoption Festival takes place Saturday, December 4, 10am to 2pm, at two locations:

  • Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara (3400 Calle Real)

  • The Elks Lodge in Santa Maria (1309 N Bradley Road)


We invite community members to come drop off dry and canned pet food and monetary donations with the C.A.R.E.4Paws team. All gifts will support C.A.R.E.4Paws' food distribution efforts and other critical wellness services that keep pets healthy and in their homes. Once you exit the drive-thru, you can park and visit with adoptable pets from local shelters and rescues. 

Download the festival flyer!

Business sponsorships

We offer great opportunities for businesses to sponsor our event. View our sponsor packages below: 

Enlist your coworkers or fellow students to host a donation drive

We invite local businesses and schools to raised pet food and funds for C.A.R.E.4Paws before December 4. We will promote your company or school (classroom/sorority) on our website and social media and during our Dec. 4 event. Participating businesses and schools get listed in paid advertisements and students can earn community service hours. 

Host your drive through November or schedule it to fall between Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday on November 30 (the national day of giving). Then drop your contributions off on December 4 at one of our two event locations, or arrange for a pickup at a later date. View and share the community drive flyer!

For questions and to participate, contact


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Pet Food Donation Drive-Thru
Pet Food Donation Drive-Thru

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Pet Food Donation Drive-Thru
Pet Food Donation Drive-Thru

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More donation drop-off locations, available anytime
  • ASAP (Animal Shelter Assistance Program), 5473 Overpass Rd, Santa Barbara

  • Advanced Veterinary Specialists (AVS), 414 East Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara

  • Animal Medical Clinic, 1037 Casitas Pass Road, Carpinteria

  • C.A.R.E.4Paws' Mobile Clinic

  • Dioji K-9 Resort & Athletic Club, 7340 Hollister Ave., Goleta, and 22 E. Yanonali St., Santa Barbara

  • Healthy Pet, 3018 State St, Santa Barbara

  • La Cumbre Feed, 3652 Calle Real, Santa Barbara

  • Montecito Pet Shop, 2020 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara

  • Plaza Deli, La Cumbre Plaza, Santa Barbara

  • Santa Barbara County Animal Services' shelters in Santa Barbara (5473 Overpass Road), in Lompoc (1501 W Central Avenue) and Santa Maria (548 W. Foster Road)

Other ways to help! 
  • Shop and donate from home from our Amazon Wish List.


  • Give a monetary gift to help feed pets in need. Donations can also be mailed to C.A.R.E.4Paws, PO Box 60524, Santa Barbara, 93160. 

  • Become a monthly contributor and support one or several pets with food over time.