What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organisation every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.co.uk, you’ll find the exact same prices, selection and experience as Amazon.co.uk, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charity. You can choose one of many charities to support, including Alder Hey.
How do I shop at AmazonSmile?
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.co.uk from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.co.uk to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.
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.co.uk account on AmazonSmile?
Yes, you use the same account on Amazon.co.uk and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.
How do I select a charitable organisation to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?
On your first visit to AmazonSmile smile.amazon.com, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.co.uk will result in a donation.
Can I change my charity?
Yes, you can change your charity any time - but why would you want to!? Your AmazonSmile purchases after the change count towards your newly selected charity. To change your charity, sign in to smile.amazon.co.uk on your desktop or mobile phone browser and simply select “Change your Charity” in “Your Account.”
What charities can I choose from?
You can choose from many but to choose Alder Hey you will need to fill in the "or pick your own charitable organisation" box as illustrated below.
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 excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges. From time to time, we 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.