Donate using AmazonSmile
Whether it’s pets at your local shelter, your area PTA or a national cancer research institute, AmazonSmile enables you to support your favorite charitable organizations when you buy products at smile.amazon.com. Because nearly a million charitable organizations are eligible for AmazonSmile, the odds are pretty good that you’ll be able to find your favorite cause.
This is a great way to get all the benefits of Amazon.com—low prices, vast selection, convenient shopping experience—and when you shop on AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. Since launching in October 2013, millions of customers have signed up for AmazonSmile—supporting tens of thousands of charitable organizations.
AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to their customer’s designated charitable organization at no cost to the customer. Amazon customers can set up their existing Amazon account to auto-generate donations for organizations or charities registered with the IRS as a 501(c)(3).
How does AmazonSmile work?
When first visiting AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), 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.
How to setup AmazonSmile
1. Visit smile.amazon.com
2. Sign in and Choose Your Charity
The screen will look slightly different depending on whether your not you’re already signed into Amazon. If you’re already signed in, you’ll see a screen like the one below. Simply search for “Holy Yoga Foundation” and proceed to step 3.
If you’re not signed, enter your Amazon account email and password. Then proceed to step 3.
3. Type “Holy Yoga Foundation” in the search
After signing in, search for “Holy Yoga Foundation”.
You will be given a list of possible matches. Select “Holy Yoga Foundation”.
Once selected, you will receive an email confirmation and you can begin shopping.
4. Begin shopping
Once you’ve selected your charity everything else functions the same. Shop for your favorite products or the perfect gift. Most products are eligible on Amazon Smile–if not, you’ll be notified. You can checkout normally as well. No extra cost is passed onto you–Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to “Holy Yoga Foundation”.
5. Share with other
After you’ve successfully completed a purchase on Amazon Smile you can share the news with your friends on Facebook, Instagram or via email. Also be sure to bookmark smile.amazon.com to use every time you shop!