What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support the Kappa Epsilon Lambda Education Foundation, Inc. every time you shop and make a purchase at Amazon, and it doesn’t cost you a penny extra!
AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection, and convenient shopping experience as amazon.com, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the Kappa Epsilon Lambda Education Foundation, Inc.
How does AmazonSmile work?
When first visiting smile.amazon.com, customers are prompted to select a charitable organization from over one million eligible organizations. In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, customers must first select a charitable organization. For eligible purchases through 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.
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 by a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc. 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 do I shop at AmazonSmile?
Instead of going to amazon.com to shop, simply go to smile.amazon.com to shop! Don’t forget to bookmark the page for ease of finding it the next time!
Which products on AmazonSmile are eligible for charitable donations?
There are millions of products available and eligible for donations. Look for the products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on the product details page.
Can I use my existing Amazon.com account on AmazonSmile?
Yes, you use the same account on amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.
Can I receive a tax deduction for my donated amounts?
Donations are made by the AmazonSmile Foundation and are not tax-deductible by you.
How do I select KELEF, Inc. as my charity?
Simply, use the AmazonSmile button below to visit our Kappa Epsilon Lambda Education Foundation, Inc. AmazonSmile Landing Page.
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You may follow the steps below to select the Kappa Epsilon Lambda Education Foundation, Inc. as your AmazonSmile Charity.
- Visit smile.amazon.com and log in to your Amazon account just as you would log into your standard Amazon.com account.
- Locate “My Account” in the top right corner of the page and click on it.
- Scroll to “Settings”, and under account settings, select “Change Your Charity.”
- Use the search bar to search for “Kappa Epsilon Lambda Education Foundation Inc”
- Click the “Select” button to the right to support us, and you will see a popup that will confirm your selection.
- That’s It!
Thank you for your support of KELEF!