Portland, OR. If you’ve been using Amazon’s delivery service even more during the COVID-19 “stay at home” order, there’s a way for you to simultaneously help your favorite charity. You can help your favorite nonprofit by taking the time to sign up for AmazonSmile.
Here’s how to shop AmazonSmile:
1. Visit smile.amazon.com
2. Sign in with your Amazon.com credentials
3. Choose a charitable organization to receive donations, or search for the charity of your choice
4. Select your charity
4. Start shopping!
5. Add a bookmark for smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile
AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers. Organizations must be registered and in good standing with the IRS as a 501(c)(3) to be eligible to participate. When first visiting AmazonSmile, customers are prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations. In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, customers must first select a charitable organization. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable organization.
AmazonSmile is also running a donation drive for COVID-19 disaster relief. You can help support charities impacted by COVID-19 by donating to Feeding America, the American Red Cross, and Save the Children.
Here’s information about the Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program:
We are committed to helping our communities grow and prosper. Year after year, local schools, churches and other nonprofit organizations will earn millions of dollars thanks to you! Our Community Rewards program makes fund-raising easy..all you have to do is shop online or at your local store and swipe your Rewards Card and funds will be donated to the organizations of your choosing at no added cost to you.
To get started, sign up with your digital account, and select a local organization you wish to support. Once you’re enrolled, you’ll earn rewards for your chosen organization every time you shop and use your Rewards Card!