Can I use my existing Amazon.com account?
Yes, you can use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry and other account settings will remain the same.
How do I select the CHC Foundation to support on AmazonSmile?
On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you will be prompted to select a charitable organization to receive donations from your future eligible AmazonSmile purchases. Your selected charity will remain with your account every time you shop at smile.amazon.com or with AmazonSmile activated in the app. Every eligible purchase you make through AmazonSmile will result in a donation for the Crafton Hills College Foundation. AmazonSmile will occasionally contact you about donation amounts disbursed to your chosen charity or about the program.
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 for the charitable donation program.
Do I need to renew AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile renewals happen twice a year to help keep AmazonSmile current on your mobile app. AmazonSmile will notify you of these renewals via push notifications and through in-app notifications. If you miss a renewal you can reactivate at any time by repeating the steps to "turn on" AmazonSmile on your mobile device. There is no renewal period for browser shopping on AmazonSmile, which you can use anytime by typing "smile.amazon.com" into your browser.
Can I change my charity?
Yes, you can changed your charity at any time. From your desktop, go to "Account & Lists" and select AmazonSmile. You can see how much you have generated for charity as well as change your charity. From your mobile device, tap "AmazonSmile" within the the Settings menu on your Amazon app and select "Change charity". Your AmazonSmile purchases made after changing your charity will count towards your newly selected charity.
How much will AmazonSmile donate?
Amazon will donation 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to the Crafton Hills College Foundation.
Can I receive a tax deduction for amounts donated from my purchases on AmazonSmile?
No. The donations are made by the AmazonSmile Foundation and are not tax deductible by the buyer (you).