What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Madison Chorale 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.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Madison Chorale.
1. Visit smile.amazon.com.
The entire shopping experience is the same and most products available on Amazon.com are available at Amazon Smile.
2. Search and Select the “Madison Chorale.”
3. Begin shopping at smile.amazon.com.
Once you’ve selected your charity, everything else functions the same. Shop for your favorite products or for the perfect gift. Most products are eligible on Amazon Smile -if not, you’ll be notified. You can checkout normally as well.
No extra cost is passed onto you and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the Madison Chorale!
4. Share with your friends
After you’ve successfully completed a purchase on Amazon Smile you can share the news with your friends on Facebook, Twitter or via email. This option appears on the confirmation page after your order is complete.
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.
What is the AmazonSmile Foundation?
The AmazonSmile Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private foundation created by Amazon to administer the AmazonSmile program. All donation amounts generated by the AmazonSmile program are remitted to the AmazonSmile Foundation. In turn, the AmazonSmile Foundation donates those amounts to the charitable organizations selected by our customers. Amazon pays all expenses of the AmazonSmile Foundation; they are not deducted from the donation amounts generated by purchases on AmazonSmile.
How does my organization receive the donations?
Each quarter, the AmazonSmile Foundation makes donations to eligible charitable organizations by electronic funds transfer.
How much is donated to Amazon smile?
The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges.
For more information about the AmazonSmile program, go to http://smile.amazon.com/about.