Images from inside the new Mary's Place Family Center being built on Amazon's Seattle campus
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.

100,000 students and counting

Amazon Future Engineer program now funding computer science courses for more than 2,000 high schools in underserved communities across the U.S.

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.

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.

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.

Amazon’s latest donations to support housing and homelessness programs

By teaming with our passionate employees, we hope to have a greater impact on housing and homelessness in our HQ regions of Seattle, WA and Arlington, VA.

Why breakfast matters

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

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.

In photos: Giving people a FareStart at building better lives through food

The challenges of homelessness, poverty, and joblessness often seem overwhelmingly difficult to overcome.

Learning tech skills in a dogsledding town

How Amazon is helping increase access to computer science education for teachers and students in remote Alaskan villages.

A $3 million gift to expand STEM talent

Amazon’s donation to Seattle University expands opportunities in computer science.

Learning about computer science

Amazon leaders share tips for students working towards a career in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Amazon's disaster relief doesn't end with donations

By offering logistical assistance and teams of volunteers, Amazon is committed to providing post-disaster relief in areas where customers and employees live and work.

Calm amid chaos

New Alexa skill supports teens dealing with major stressors.

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.
Amazon. Up close.
Breaking news and deep-dive
storytelling, every day on the
Day One blog.
explore Day One
A helmeted motorcyclist wears a large black backpack with the Amazon smile logo. Snow-capped mountain peaks are in the background of the image.

Amazon Literary Partnership 2018

Helping writers tell their stories and find their readers.

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 Literary Partnership accepting grant applications for 2020

Until January 15, we’re seeking requests from nonprofit literary organizations for grants that will be awarded in 2020.
More stories

Support a cause that matters to you

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

Delivering smiles all year long

All the ways we're making it easy for customers to give back.

Bringing STEAM education to more families

Amazon is investing in its new headquarters region to ensure more families have access to a one-of-a-kind science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) experience.
Committed to a sustainable future
Amazon is making big changes to protect the planet.
see our five goals
© JORDAN STEAD / Amazon, All Rights Reserved.
Out for Delivery
The best of the Amazon, including the latest news, top stories you may have missed, and editor's picks, delivered right to your inbox.