If you use Amazon to do your shopping AmazonSmile is a great way to donate to the Central Columbia Educational Foundation. 0.5% of eligible purchases on AmazonSmile go to the foundation at no extra cost to you. The only thing you have to do is shop from smile.amazon.com and choose Central Columbia Educational Foundation or copy and paste this link into your browser http://smile.amazon.com/ch/16-1695527; then you will just shop like normal. There are FAQs listed below about AmazonSmile.
About AmazonSmile FAQs
What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers.
How does AmazonSmile work?
When first visiting AmazonSmile, customers are prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations. In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, customers must first select a charitable organization. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable organization.
Is there any cost to charitable organizations or to customers?
No. There is no cost to charitable organizations or to AmazonSmile customers. The shopping experience is identical to Amazon.com with the added benefit that the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate to the charitable organizations selected by customers.
May customers make direct donations to charitable organizations through the AmazonSmile program?
Not at this time. The only way for customers to support their selected charitable organization is by shopping at smile.amazon.com.