Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara announced today that they will host an e-waste collection event to raise funds for the organization. The event will be held on Saturday, October 19th, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at 531 E. Ortega Street at the Santa Barbara Center. Through E-Waste Fundraising (, they will accept donations of computers, monitors, televisions, servers, laptops, cell phones, small appliances, electronics, radios, CDs/DVDs, VHS tapes, VCRs, and DVD players for environmentally safe recycling. Donations are also accepted in advance of the event.

Girls Inc. will receive 60% of the revenue collected for all qualified e-waste. The materials will be collected by a qualified, licensed collector, and be properly processed here in the U.S. according to California state guidelines. Inquiries to Shane Meserve at (805) 963-4017 x4.

About Girls Inc.

Girls Incorporated of Greater Santa Barbara is an affiliate of a national non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Through educational programs and advocacy, Girls Inc. offers girls ages 4 ½ to 18 years the opportunity to participate in research-based programs in which they experience success as they acquire skills, gain confidence, become self-reliant, and practice leadership. Girls Inc. programs encourage girls and young women to take risks, master physical, intellectual, and emotional challenges, and prepare them to lead successful, independent and fulfilling lives. For more info, visit


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