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AmazonSmile: Your Online Shopping Can Help NSSC!

January 30, 2015



What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a website which enables Amazon customers to donate a portion of their online shopping purchases to a charity of their choice. It operates in the same way as Amazon, as customers may buy countless products, such as books, clothing and grocery items. Products eligible for donations include an "Eligible for AmazonSmile donation" designation on their product detail pages.


How Can AmazonSmile Help North Shore Senior Center?

The AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the purchase price of all bought items to the charity you select. As one of AmazonSmile's qualified charitable organizations, North Shore Senior Center is eligible to receive the proceeds of your online shopping!


How Do I Sign Up for AmazonSmile?

If You Already Have an Amazon Account:

1. Go to smile.amazon.com.
2. Sign in with your email address and Amazon password.
3. Type "North Shore Senior Center" into the "Or pick your own charitable organization" field and click the "Search" button.
4. Select the "North Shore Senior Center" option located in Northfield, Illinois.
5. Shop and support North Shore Senior Center!


If You Do Not Have an Amazon Account:

1. Go to smile.amazon.com.
2. Click "Create an account" below the Amazon sign-in.
3. Register for Amazon by entering your name and email address in the respective fields.
4. Create a password for Amazon.com and click the "Create Amazon account" button.

**You are now registered for an Amazon.com account! You will choose a charitable organization to support in the next steps.**

5. Type "North Shore Senior Center" into the "Or pick your own charitable organization" field and click the "Search" button.
6. Select the "North Shore Senior Center" option located in Northfield, Illinois.
7. Shop and support North Shore Senior Center!