About Amazon Smile

What is Amazon Smile?

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. You can choose from nearly one million organizations to support.

 

How do I shop at Amazon Smile?

To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

 

Which products on Amazon Smile are eligible for charitable donations?

Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Recurring Subscribe-and-Save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible.

 

Can I use my existing Amazon.com account on Amazon Smile?

Yes, you use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

 

How do I select a charitable organization to support when shopping on Amazon Smile?

On your first visit to Amazon Smile smile.amazon.com, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.

 

Can I change my charity?

Yes, you can change your charity any time. Your Amazon Smile purchases after the change count towards your newly selected charity. To change your charity, sign in to smile.amazon.com on your desktop or mobile phone browser and simply select “Change your Charity” in “Your Account.”

 

What charities can I choose from?

You can choose from almost one million eligible 501(c)(3) public charitable organizations.

 

What if my selected charity does not register to participate in the Amazon Smile program or becomes ineligible?

If your selected charity does not register to participate, becomes ineligible, or requests to be removed from the program, you will have a chance to select a different charity to receive the accrued donations that have not yet been disbursed to your charity. If you do not select a different charity, the accrued donations will be distributed to other organizations receiving donations.

 

If I represent a charitable organization, how can I learn more about registering my organization for Amazon Smile?

Go to org.amazon.com to learn how to register your organization to receive donations.

 

How much of my purchase does Amazon donate?

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges. From time to time, we may offer special, limited time promotions that increase the donation amount on one or more products or services or provide for additional donations to charitable organizations. Special terms and restrictions may apply. Please see the relevant promotion for complete details.

 

Can I receive a tax deduction for amounts donated from my purchases on Amazon Smile?

Donations are made by the Amazon Smile Foundation and are not tax deductible by you.

 

How can I learn more about Amazon Smile?

Please see complete AmazonSmile program details.