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Our communities
Amazon has long been committed to communities where our employees live and work. Today, we’re diving deeper than ever to provide innovative, creative and unique ways to support communities across the world. We are focused on our neighbors in immediate need – families fighting homelessness, hunger, and natural disasters.

We are focused on the next generation – providing resources and igniting passion for STEM education. We follow the energy of our employees – we encourage Amazonians to champion the causes and organizations that are near and dear to their hearts. These are just some of our efforts to support our neighbors.

Support a cause that matters to you

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

"Alexa, what’s my election update?"

A behind-the-scenes look at Amazon’s approach to expanding Alexa’s knowledge to bring customers relevant, helpful, and timely election information.

Investing in recycling solutions to protect the planet

Amazon’s $10 million investment will help Closed Loop Fund improve recycling for millions of households.

Amazon Literary Partnership

Helping writers tell their stories and find their readers.

Why breakfast matters

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

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.

Taking poverty off the table

Giving people a FareStart at building better lives through food.
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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.

A $2 million running start to stop homelessness

Thanks to generous donors and supporters, Washington, D.C.-based Friendship Place met their $1 million match offer from Amazon.

Mapping opportunity

Amazon employees accelerate effort to bring computer science to all U.S. high schools.

The magic of science

Lost in Oz helps ignite passion for STEM education.

The power of breakfast

Working with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry program to help deliver breakfast to students in need.

Stop and smell the corpse flower

This rare plant usually takes about seven years to produce its first bloom, and just bloomed at the Spheres.

Grown in 60 seconds

Three years ago, the team officially broke ground on The Spheres. Watch how the building came together, all in this one-minute timelapse.

"These people are my family"

More than a job, a manager finds an extended family through her Amazon co-workers after her daughter’s cancer diagnosis.

Every day is coffee day for the dozen independent roasters in Amazon’s Seattle headquarters

In celebration of National Coffee Day, see how beans from Elm Coffee Roasters get from Seattle's historic Pioneer Square to Amazon’s Day 1 building.

glamazonians celebrate Pride around the world

With over 40 chapters around the world, see how our glamazonians celebrated Pride.
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This Navy fighter pilot found a new mission with Amazon

As head of Amazon Air, Sarah Rhoads is one of thousands of veterans working at Amazon.

FareStart finds additional space at Amazon

A few years ago, Amazon had to decide whether or not we wanted to move to the suburbs, where it would be less expensive and easier to expand, or stay in our long-time home, urban Seattle. The answer was quite obvious – we decided to stay in the city for a multitude of reasons.

Amazon is coming to town and #DeliveringSmiles

We’re making special deliveries across the country to support women, children, and families in immediate need
Unlocking climate data
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and analyze massive datasets at a scale
like never before.
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