Let Your Shopping Sprees Support Your Favorite Charity!

The more you spend on yourself, the more your favorite charity benefits. How great is that? If you haven’t yet selected a non-profit beneficiary of your Amazon shopping sprees, take a moment to read our instructions on how to do so. While we hope you select us, the following instructions will help you select any nonprofit that is registered with the Amazon Smile program as your beneficiary. We hope you find this helpful!

Signing up for Amazon Smile is easy. Goto smile.amazon.com, and login as if it’s your normal amazon account. Then go to the “Account and Lists” tab (the one that says “Hello, [your name]”) and select the “Your AmazonSmile” option from the dropdown menu. There is a “Select/Change Charity” button on the right side of the page — clicking on it will give you the ability to search for and select your favorite charity, (cough) “United Resource Connection”. Now change all your Amazon bookmarks to point to smile.amazon.com instead of amazon.com. It’s still the same store, but now your purchases are benefiting the nonprofit organization you selected.

The nonprofit selected as your beneficiary will receive .5% (half of 1%) of the money you spend on Amazon.com. So go large. You deserve it! The hardest part of this whole thing, for charity organizations, is getting a lot of people to select them as their preferred Amazon Smile beneficiary. So ask everyone you know to signup — Start with family and friends, and work your way through fellow co-workers. Show them this page if they need help. That’s probably the most significant thing you can do to support your favorite charity, besides signing-up yourself.

The Amazon Mobile App. If you use the Amazon mobile app on your cellphone, go to the settings within the app and turn on amazon smile. Unfortunately your purchases made via the Amazon mobile app (e.g., how you most likely access Amazon on your cellphone) will not donate to your favorite charity unless you’ve adjusted this setting.

 

Shared by: United Resource Connection

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