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Unique, one-of-a-kind family shelter built within Amazon’s corporate office building set to open in early 2020. Read more
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All In WA virtual concert to raise funds for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Amazon supports as presenting sponsor of star-studded concert. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will personally match up to $25 million in donations.

Laptops donated and online resources provided to thousands of AP computer science students

Amazon will begin offering comprehensive support and new online learning and prep opportunities to high school students ahead of at-home AP Computer Science exams.

Amazon donates 8,200 laptops to Seattle Public Schools families

The donation will help close the continuous learning gap for all students during the COVID‑19 pandemic.

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.

New shelter on Amazon's campus is "saving grace" for Mary’s Place

Mary's Place Family Center—opened at the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak—is already saving lives and changing the game for family shelter set-up.

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.

Remote robotics courses foster closer connections

Students are coding their way forward during COVID‑19 with free coursework from Amazon Future Engineer.

Amazon Future Engineer offers free and creative coding coursework

Computer science learning opportunities are available for U.S. students, teachers, and parents during the COVID‑19 pandemic.

Why Amazon cares about teaching computer science to thousands of students

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

Amazon donating $5 million in devices globally

Donations will help healthcare workers, patients, students, and communities impacted by COVID‑19.

Delivering 6 million meals to underserved and vulnerable populations

Amazon supports food banks across the U.S., and the world, to deliver shelf-stable groceries to those in need.

Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund

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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.

Amazon contributes $1 million to a new Seattle Foundation fund for community members affected by COVID‑19

Learn about the newly formed COVID-19 Response Fund made up of philanthropy, government, and business partners in the Puget Sound-area, and how you can contribute to help.
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Helping local small businesses through the impacts of COVID‑19

Amazon is creating a $5 million Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund to provide cash grants to Seattle small businesses that need assistance.

A thank you to the heroes working on the front lines

Hospitals, schools, and community organizations have moved quickly during the pandemic to support their patients, students, and others in need.

“Regular Heroes” highlights stories of courage

The eight-episode Amazon Original docuseries on Prime Video features stories from the front lines of COVID-19, across America.
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