Richmond Gun Buyback

All firearms must be unloaded and placed in trunk prior to arrival. Funds are limited. We reserve the right to limit the amount of cash an individual can receive, regardless of the amount of firearms surrendered.

Up to $100 in gift cards for each rifle, shotgun and handgun. Up to $200 in gift cards for each assault weapon, as classified in the State of CA.

RPF Completes First Gun Buyback

The Robby Poblete Foundation, along with our partners, the Vallejo Police Department and The Eric Reyes Foundation, held its first gun buyback on Aug. 26, 2017, at the Solano County Fairgrounds in Vallejo. The event included a list of dignitaries who spoke on the importance of the event and the impact on gun violence in our communities. They included: Congressman Mike Thompson; Solano County District Attorney, Krishna Abrams;  Solano County Supervisor Erin Hannigan; and Vallejo Mayor Bob Sampayan. RPF founder and executive director, Pati Poblete, also spoke on the significance of the event to her and the foundation. The buyback netted 66 handguns, 111 long guns (shotguns and rifles); and three assault rifles. If you are interested in working with RPF on a gun buyback in your city, please email And to see more about this buyback event, please visit our News page. 

If you are a law enforcement, city or county agency, or nonprofit and are interested in partnering with RPF on a gun buyback in your area, please contact us at


In partnership with

Senator Bill Dodd - Assembly Member Timothy Grayson | Solano County District Attorney's Office | Solano CountySupervisor Erin Hannigan | Solano County Arts Council | Vallejo Councilman Hermie Sunga | Vallejo Councilwoman Rozzana Verder-Aliga | Vallejo Mayor Bob Sampayan | Toyota Vallejo | Neighborhood Rising | Dos De Oros 

Help Our Cause

Your support and contributions will enable us to present more gun buyback events in counties throughout California, preventing these firearms from falling into the wrong hands and potentially saving lives. 

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