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Building a home with heart
Unique, one-of-a-kind family shelter built within Amazon’s corporate office building set to open in early 2020. Read more
Our communities
At Amazon, we are committed to ensuring all children and young adults, especially those from underrepresented and underserved communities who reside in areas where we have a physical presence, have the resources and skills they need to build their best and brightest futures.

We focus on building long-term and innovative programs that will have a lasting, positive impact in communities around the world.

Amazon in the community

At Amazon, we are committed to ensuring all children and young adults, especially those from underrepresented and underprivileged communities who reside in communities where we have a physical presence, have the resources and skills they need to build their best and brightest futures.

Expanding the path for Black leaders of the future

Amazon holds student conference for future Black leaders with career exploration, networking, and workshops designed to enhance skills and maximize student potential.

How Amazon is supporting victims of the Australia bushfire crisis

What the company is doing for support organizations on the frontline of the Australian bushfire crisis, and how you can help.

Applications open: Amazon Future Engineer Teacher of the Year Awards

First round of awards recognize seven teachers and their schools inspiring students to build skills and careers in computer science, and teachers with a focus on promoting diversity and inclusion in computer science.

Amazon’s economic impact in the U.S.

A snapshot of our job creation activities, tax profile, and significant investments in communities across the country.

4 new ways Amazon is supporting our Seattle neighbors

We're supporting the local community with what we call "Right Now Needs," which includes increasing access to food, shelter, and basic goods for children and their families, as well as inspiring and educating kids to try computer science and coding.

Update on Amazon’s nonprofits donation match

Amazon, it’s employees, and the nonprofit community worked together to donate $9 million to address housing and homeless programs.

Why breakfast matters

The science behind eating a good breakfast in order to 'learn and be curious’ in class.

Every dollar helps

Together, the nonprofit community, Amazon, and our employees, joined to donate $9 million to improve the lives of our most vulnerable community members in the Seattle, WA and Arlington, VA regions.

Building a community

Check out never-before-seen sketches of the new Mary's Place permanent shelter at Amazon.

“If you can help, you must”

St. Mary's Center reached their $1 million donation match from Amazon.

Why Amazon cares about teaching computer science to thousands of students

A first-person account of how Amazon is helping underserved students pursue education and careers in computer science.

Amazon re:MARS 2020 registration now open

Join Jeff Bezos, Jon Favreau, and others at Amazon’s event dedicated to Machine learning, Automation, Robotics, and Space in Las Vegas, on June 16-19, 2020.

Bold teachers accelerate Amazon Future Engineer’s growth

The program, reaching students in thousands of schools, exemplifies a key idea behind Amazon: "bias for action."

About Amazon

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking.

Amazon’s year in photos, 2019

Over the course of a year, the Day One blog captures moments that add up to tell the larger story of Amazon’s connection with its customers, employees, and communities around the world.

Community giving

Amazon Fulfillment’s primary giving is focused on our neighbors in immediate need, particularly families fighting homelessness and hunger. We are also focused on providing resources to the next generation of innovators and helping ignite a lifelong passion for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). In addition, we listen to our fulfillment employees’ suggestions for local causes near and dear to their hearts and give to organizations in their local communities that have impact.
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6 things that make Amazon a "Best Workplace for Innovators"

Innovation takes place as a part of everyday work. Everyone at Amazon is a builder, and everyone is here because of their desire to deconstruct, and create, on behalf of our customers.

Delivering smiles all year long

All the ways we're making it easy for customers to give back.
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Amazon’s disaster relief and response

Amazon is uniquely positioned to respond quickly to natural disasters. Here's how we do it.

Support a cause that matters to you

Through AmazonSmile Charity Lists, customers can purchase and donate items to the charities they support.

Amazon funds robotics grants for 100 schools

Thousands of students from underserved and underrepresented communities across the U.S. to benefit from new Amazon Future Engineer robotics program.
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Amazon is making big changes to protect the planet.
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