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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.

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.

The big picture

A look back at 2018 through 18 of our favorite Amazon photos.

Amazon Literary Partnership

Helping writers tell their stories and find their readers.

Investing in recycling solutions to protect the planet

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

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.

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.

Amazon to fund computer science classes in more than 130 NYC high schools

Amazon Future Engineer brings new courses to all five of the city’s boroughs.

In photos: A day camp with its sights set on tomorrow

Through initiatives like Camp Amazon, the company is inspiring the next generation of pioneers to experience firsthand the wonders of STEM.

Mapping opportunity

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

The power of breakfast

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

Delivering relief to communities impacted by natural disasters

The Disaster Relief by Amazon team helps us coordinate relief efforts around the world.

$100 million donated to charities through AmazonSmile

Charities doing work in local communities and around the world are benefiting from AmazonSmile donations.
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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.

Support a cause that matters to you

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

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.
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Amazon to build a permanent Mary's Place family shelter within its Seattle headquarters

This first-of-its-kind partnership will include 65 rooms, sheltering more than 200 homeless women, children, and families each night.

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.

Giving back after Hurricane Harvey

How our Fort Worth area Fulfillment Center provided disaster relief.
Reinventing an American icon
How Amazon and Procter & Gamble collaborated to create better packaging.
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