Amazon donates to your charity Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases. There’s never been a greater need for support, and the collaboration between Amazon and Good360 is helping to fill that gap.”. Recipients—selected with the help of Amazon's Black Employee Network (BEN)—include groups focused on combating systemic racism through the legal system as well as those dedicated to expanding educational and economic opportunities for Black communities. Due to demand, this program is by invitation only. When you use Amazon Pay to check out, your purchases are covered by Amazon Pay's. Because the program is driven by a partnership of associates and leaders within each of our fulfillment centers, teams are able to choose volunteering activities that match their interests and support their local communities. Brian Huseman, Amazon’s chief lobbyist and vice president of public policy in D.C. as well, donated roughly $21,000 in all. Giving never sounded so good. One of our web design clients found a creative way to pull in some donations, so we thought we’d share some inspiration. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Amazon is making a more than $2.5 million donation to support the immediate needs of thousands of students from underserved communities within the Puget Sound region. Amazon Fulfillment’s primary giving is focused on our neighbors in immediate need, particularly families fighting homelessness and hunger. newsletter, unveiled a new program today in the US and UK, Amazon reportedly trashed products left in its warehouses. Looks like we had some trouble authenticating your entry. Prior to the new program, Amazon charged 35 cents less, or just 15 cents per unit, to dispose of a product rather than donate it. Quick news and rich insights from inside Amazon, delivered directly to your inbox every few weeks. From Southern California to Chattanooga, Tennessee, Amazon is directly—and indirectly—helping local economies thrive. Donations to the NAACP, National Urban League, Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and UNCF, among others, seek to support education and justice for Black communities across the U.S. Amazon recently donated $1 million to the City of Bellevue’s Health and Human Services Fund to support local families in need disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Amazon also donated nearly 9,000 laptops to Seattle Public Schools and is continuing to deliver thousands of meals for Seattle Public Schools students. "Amazon’s leadership and BEN have worked hand-in-hand to identify organizations in the Black community that make a difference and will contribute to them in a meaningful way. The merchant only receives information that is required to complete and support your transaction. Bezos said he doesn’t have to worry that his son “might be choked to death while being detained one day. Your card issuer, however, may add a foreign transaction fee if your card was issued in a country different from the merchant’s as well as any other fees described in the terms and conditions for your card. Learn more about the Right Now Needs Fund in Bellevue or the Right Now Needs Fund in Seattle. Update, July 14: Amazon employees from 33 countries donated $8.5 million through the company’s campaign to match donations and support organizations focused on combating systemic racism.With the company’s match, that means Amazon will donate an additional $17 million to the 12 organizations and their local affiliates, which the Black Employee Network (BEN) helped select. Previously, Amazon reportedly trashed products left in its warehouses that sellers were unable to offload. Together, we stand in solidarity with the Black community—our employees, customers, and partners—in the fight against systemic racism and injustice. Amazon Fulfillment’s primary giving is focused on our neighbors in immediate need, particularly families fighting homelessness and hunger. Update: Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Amazon is making another $1 million donation to support the immediate needs of thousands of students from underserved communities across Northern Virginia. Communities In Schools NOVA, leveraging existing relationships with both school districts, will distribute Amazon Education Assistance Product Vouchers – a prepaid payment designed specifically for education-related needs. If you already have an account with Amazon, you only have to accept our Customer Agreement when making a purchase on a non-Amazon site that accepts Amazon Pay. By helping kids start their day with a well-balanced breakfast, Amazon can support their ability to thrive and empower them to be the next generation of innovators. The issue was especially dire in France, where a documentary in January detailed Amazon’s product disposal practices in the country, which involved tossing 3 million televisions in 2018 alone. Photo above: We raised the Pan-African flag on Amazon's Seattle campus earlier this year in partnership with BEN to honor Black history and celebrate the meaning of the flag. Our goal in Camp Amazon is to make the connection between STEM skills and the real-world application of STEM concepts in our fulfillment centers as well as provide tools and support to students in our communities. “The start of this school year has been difficult for many families across our new home of Northern Virginia, and we are determined to provide support to the students who need it most,” said Jay Carney, Amazon Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs. Amazon Pay makes it easy for anyone with an Amazon account to donate to your cause by offering a seamless donation experience. With an Alexa Skill, create the possibility for Alexa users to make a donation. Apart from this, Amazon is not engaged in any partnership, association or tie-up with the said NGOs. Amazon is making donations as easy as a click of a few buttons! According to Amazon, "The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5 percent of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. We do not share your full credit card, debit card, or bank account number with sites or charitable organizations that accept Amazon Pay. Get set up quickly. Working with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, Amazon awarded grants to 100 schools in the U.S. as part of its Rise & Smile breakfast project, which is expected to result in more than 4.5 million breakfasts in the classroom for more than 27,000 students across the country.