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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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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.

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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.

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.

Supporting teachers' transition to remote learning with no-cost resources

AWS Educate mobilizes a global network to support educators as they migrate to virtual lessons.

Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund

Supporting our neighbors to keep our community vibrant.

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.

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 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.

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.

Amazon provides first batch of grants to neighbors losing business due to COVID-19

Small businesses near our headquarters invited to apply for help from $5 million Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund.

Amazon provides 73,000 meals to elderly and vulnerable Seattle-area residents during the pandemic

Amazon, working with a Seattle catering company, will distribute meals to over 2,700 elderly and medically-vulnerable residents in Seattle and King County over the course of a month.
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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.

$1 million donation to Arlington community to fight COVID-19 outbreak

Donations to support the four largest local community foundations and five local food providers serving residents of our HQ2 location.
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Amazon stands with our Nashville neighbors

Delivering relief to people affected by the Tennessee tornadoes.

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’s economic impact in the U.S.

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