Hustlers started in April 2014 at Earth Day Festival in Santa Barbara. The founding twin brothers began with the question, “what if we had the full power of Santa Barbara playing together in service?” Launching the team with a booth at the festival, they recruited members of the community to join them in volunteerism and in supporting non-profits.
Since then the duo has turned into hundreds, spanning all ages. Together the Hustlers team has volunteered thousands of hours for dozens of SB’s best non-profits, and has helped raise millions of dollars at their biggest yearly fundraisers.
In 2017, Hustlers for Humanity is stepping up our game. With dozens of Non-Profit Alliances and a packed schedule of service, Hustlers are poised for their biggest year yet.
We have launched our new Hustlers 300 membership model, designed to create a Community Volunteer All-Star Team that’s up to any task. The 300 has already begun taking on some of Santa Barbara’s greatest challenges. We’re supporting visionary projects like the Food Action Plan and SBR3, aimed at SB’s food system and renewable energy, that will transform our community for the better.
With our new Junior Hustlers Program, we are reaching into local colleges and high schools, determined to engage Santa Barbara’s Millennials in volunteering and supporting our non-profit sector. By uniting the youngest and brightest minds, we give our youth the chance to be the change they want to see in Santa Barbara and the world.
The Hustlers is only just getting started.