Did you know you can help Ukraine anytime you shop on Amazon.com through their AmazonSmile program?
What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop with AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. You can choose from over one million organizations to support.
What is the AmazonSmile Charity Lists program?
AmazonSmile Charity Lists is a meaningful and easy way for you to shop and donate items directly to charities in need. Simply find the charities you’d like to support, add items from their lists to your cart, and check out – it’s that easy. To learn more, visit smile.amazon.com/charitylists or tap Charity Lists on the “Programs & Features” menu in the Amazon Shopping app on your mobile phone.
How do I shop with AmazonSmile?
To use AmazonSmile, simply go to smile.amazon.com on your web browser or activate AmazonSmile in the Amazon Shopping app on your iOS or Android phone within the Settings or Programs & Features menu. On your web browser, you can add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping with AmazonSmile.
How do I activate AmazonSmile in the Amazon Shopping app?
AmazonSmile is available for Amazon customers with the latest version of the Amazon Shopping app on their mobile phone, including Android devices with version 7.0+ or iOS devices with version 12+. To activate AmazonSmile in the Amazon Shopping app, simply tap on “AmazonSmile” within the Programs & Features menu or Settings and follow the on-screen instructions.
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Selecting a Charity on Your Phone or Tablet Amazon Shopping App
1. Select Programs and Features button on the bottom right of the Amazon Shopping App
2. Scroll Down
3. Tap Settings
4. Tap AmazonSmile
5. Tap Turn on AmazonSmile
6. Tap Next
7. Tap Turn on AmazonSmile
8. Scroll Down
9. Tap Change Your Charity
10. Type in Charity Name and Tap Search
11. Tap Select on the charity you want to support
12. You will see the confirmation page stating that you are now supporting the charity
Selecting a Charity on Your Computer or Mobile Browser
1. Visit https://smile.amazon.com/charity/my-impact
2. Search for a charity
3. Select your charity
4. Confirmation Page
5. Shop on Smile.Amazon.com
You can support your charity by using the URL: smile.amazon.com when shopping. To make it even easier, you can add a web browser extension to automatically redirect you to the smile.amazon.com URL anytime you visit amazon.com.
Apple Safari – https://apps.apple.com/de/app/smileallday/id1180442868?l=en&mt=12
Google Chrome – https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/amazon-smile-redirect/ejglonclnjogoiegggjjcpapffbnangg
Mozilla Firefox – https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/amazon_smile_redirect/
Opera – https://addons.opera.com/en/extensions/details/amazon-smile-redirect/
Use a Generic URL Redirector Extension – https://einaregilsson.com/redirector/