Do you online shop on Amazon?
Here’s an easy way to support FRIENDS OF KATY every time you shop. Just by using the URL: http://smile.amazon.com, AMAZON will automatically donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to FRIENDS OF KATY.
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, 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 AmazonSmile, 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 AmazonSmile purchases after the change count towards your newly selected charity. To change your charity, sign in tosmile.amazon.com on your desktop or mobile phone browser and simply select “Change your Charity” in “Your Account.”
Can I receive a tax deduction for amounts donated from my purchases on Amazon Smile?
Donations are made by the AmazonSmile Foundation and are not tax deductible by you.