Shop and Share with AmazonSmile
Are you a frequent Amazon shopper? Did you know that one little change in how you shop can turn a portion of your purchase into support for Beaches Habitat?
What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is essentially identical to Amazon.com. It features the same products at the same prices as Amazon.com. The difference is when you change your starting web address from amazon.com to smile.amazon.com, the Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the charity of your choice.
Does AmazonSmile change how you shop on Amazon?
If you already have an Amazon account, the only change is that you’ll need to remember to point your browser to smile.amazon.com when you get started.
Many products are eligible for an AmazonSmile donation. When you check out, look for “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” under each item’s description in your shopping cart. Any items without that label won’t count towards a donation.
How do I get started with AmazonSmile?
The easiest way to support Beaches Habitat for Humanity while you shop on Amazon is by starting from our unique link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/65-0234544. Click the “Start Shopping” button and you’re off!
Just be sure to bookmark smile.amazon.com for future purchases.
Is AmazonSmile worth it?
Let’s be real here – 0.05% isn’t a lot of money. Over the course of a year, your Amazon shopping may add up to a few dollars in donations. But if every construction site volunteer changed their Amazon shopping to AmazonSmile, that could add up to several hundred dollars.
The thing to remember is every penny donated helps to build and repair affordable homes for your friends and neighbors who need a safe, stable place to live. And it doesn’t cost you a thing, other than the time it takes you to type “smile” in front of amazon.com!
Need more information?
Amazon has FAQs with detailed information on their website at https://smile.amazon.com/gp/chpf/about/ref=smi_se_rspo_laas_aas