AmazonSmile FAQs


The AmazonSmile Foundation operates through the Amazon website. Once your charitable organization of choice has been set up in your account, 0.5% of the purchase price of your eligible orders will be donated to that charity!

When you shop at smile.amazon.com, text beneath the price will denote the item's eligibility, as shown below:

After you follow the setup instructions below, just shop at smile.amazon.com instead of www.amazon.com! It's that easy!

  1. Navigate to smile.amazon.com in your web browser
  2. Click the “Get Started” button
  3. The page should tell you to “Start by picking your charity”. Enter “Life Matters Worldwide” into the text box
  4. Click on “Select” next to “Life Matters Worldwide”
  5. Confirm and click “Start Shopping”
  6. You should now be on the AmazonSmile homepage. You will see the “AmazonSmile” logo in the top left corner of your web browser, and under the Amazon search bar you will see the words “Supporting: Life Matters Worldwide”

Now anytime you place an order through smile.amazon.com, you will be giving 0.5% of your purchase to Life Matters Worldwide! 

In order to make it easier for you to remember to use AmazonSmile, we have included some tips for your Android, iPhone, or computer.

  1. Open the “Amazon Shopping” app
  2. Tap the main menu in the Amazon app
  3. Tap “Settings”
  4. Tap “Amazon Smile”
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to turn on Amazon Smile
  6. All set! You should now see the “AmazonSmile” logo in the top left corner of your Amazon app!
  1. Load Safari (iPhone internet browser) and go to smile.amazon.com.
  2. Tap the “share” button at the bottom of the screen
  3. Tap the “Add to Home Screen” icon. You may need to swipe left to see this.

You now have an AmazonSmile app on your home screen, which can be used in the same way as you used the Amazon app.

Using your favorite internet browser, navigate to smile.amazon.com.

Select the star icon in the navigation bar. In the dropdown menu that appears, select “Bookmarks Toolbar” or “Favorites Bar.”

Now, when you begin typing “amazon” into your navigation bar, smile.amazon.com should be suggested as one of your bookmarked pages.

Set up your phone or computer for easy access to AmazonSmile

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