We are excited to tell you about a new way you can help Rising Star Outreach but just doing what you regularly do! AmazonSmile: You shop. Amazon gives.
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. (smile.amazon.com FAQ Page)
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. (smile.amazon.com FAQ Page)
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. (smile.amazon.com FAQ Page)
Signing up is as easy as 1-2-3!
Step 1: Go to smile.amazon.com
Step 2: Pick your charitable organization (Rising Star Outreach)
Step 3: Select Rising Star Outreach, Inc. Provo, Utah
That’s it! You are now ready to shop and donate!