Many of you are aware of the Amazon Smile Program. It is just one more way for CCA friends and families to support our school through their normal online shopping experiences. In a nutshell, AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for anyone to support their favorite charitable organization every time they shop on Amazon, at no cost to them! When you shop at AmazonSmile (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 your favorite charitable organization. You can choose from nearly one million organizations to support.
How do I shop at AmazonSmile?
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. How do I select Cornerstone Christian Academy to support when shopping on AmazonSmile? The option to chose your charity can be found in your account options. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select Cornerstone Christian Academy to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Be sure to choose the Cornerstone Christian Academy in Granbury, TX, as there are several other schools with similar names. They will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make on AmazonSmile will result in a donation. Which products on AmazonSmile are eligible for charitable donations? Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Recurring Subscribe-and-save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible.
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.
How much of my purchase does Amazon donate?
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 excludes shipping and handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges. From time to time, they may offer special, limited time promotions that increase the donation amount on one or more products or services or provide for additional donations to charitable organizations. Special terms and restrictions may apply. Please see the relevant promotion for complete details.
Question & Answer
Can I receive a tax deduction for amounts donated from my purchases on Amazon Smile?
Donations are made by the AmazonSmile Foundation and are not tax deductible by you.