A Few Non-Profits You Can Contribute to:
The beauty behind this platform is that it allows users to select their preferred non-profit organization that they’d like to donate towards. Additionally, users don’t see any price changes when partaking in this opportunity.
Truth be told, there are an awful lot of charities to choose from. Below, we’ve listed a few non-profit organizations that are supported on the Smile platform and that the shopper can choose to support during each transaction.
- Best Friends.org – The non-profit organization Best Friends Animal Society has been around for nearly three decades and aims its efforts on placing animals in foster homes instead of placing them in kill centers.
- Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital— Focused on finding cures and saving children’s lives is the main objective for Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital. The organization focuses its efforts on finding cures for life-threatening diseases and cancer so that children do not have to suffer.
- Islamic Relief USA – fighting to make the world a better place for over 25 years, the Islamic Relief USA organization provides a wide array of support for children, refugees, emergency response systems, food aid, women’s support, safe and sanitary water and food distribution, and more.
- American Red Cross – Offering support around the globe, the American Red Cross offers support and help for those in dire need. The organization offers disaster relief, blood donations, supporting military families, and much more.
In order to partake, users simply need to direct their web browser to //smile.amazon.com and select their preferred non-profit organization they’d like to contribute to. Once the user has completed shopping, Amazon will donate 0.5% towards the charity previously chosen by the shopper.
Of course, the Smile platform supports many more organizations and is worth taking a look at. Objectively, a 0.5% donation may not sound like much, but in the grand scheme of things, Amazon has donated a considerable amount of money to hundreds of organizations making the world a better place one transaction at a time.