|The holiday season is right around the corner. (How does this time of year sneak up on us… every year?) But great news! Now there’s an opportunity for you to give to Carolina Village without it costing you any extra.
If you plan to do any online shopping at Amazon.com this holiday season, please consider using AmazonSmile instead. AmazonSmile contributes 0.5% of most purchases to the non-profit organization of your choice, including Carolina Village. There is no cost to you or to Carolina Village.
So as you’re purchasing gifts for your loved ones, you’re also giving a monetary gift to Carolina Village. This program is a great way to give to Carolina Village effortlessly if you plan to shop Amazon anyway.
How to Participate in AmazonSmile
AmazonSmile is very simple to use:
- Get started by visiting Carolina Village’s AmazonSmile page. The website is identical to Amazon’s main site with all the same items, prices, and benefits, including Prime membership. Purchases made through Amazon.com and do not apply. You must use this link. Please bookmark it for future use.
- If you’re using Amazon’s mobile app, you can turn on AmazonSmile by opening the app and finding ‘Settings’ in the main menu (☰). Tap on ‘AmazonSmile’ and follow the on-screen instructions to turn on AmazonSmile on your phone/tablet.
- Log in with your existing Amazon username and password. You do not need a separate account for AmazonSmile.
- You will be prompted to choose Carolina Village as your non-profit to support. Thank you for choosing us.
- That’s it! Shop as you normally would and Carolina Village will receive 0.5% of your purchases. Just remember to keep using this AmazonSmile link to continue contributing throughout the year. AmazonSmile will remember your preference for Carolina Village in the future and will apply all eligible purchases towards your total contribution as long as you keep visiting AmazonSmile.
AmazonSmile is an easy way to give without it costing you extra. Please share this link with your friends and family, as well. Together we can make a bigger impact.
Thank you for all you do to support Carolina Village. And happy holidays!