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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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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.

Amazon invests in the next generation of engineers

Amazon Lab126 supplies 1,000 project design kits to underrepresented students for The Tech Interactive’s annual Tech Challenge. Registration is now open for students.

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$215 million donated to charities through AmazonSmile

Amazon has supported hundreds of thousands of charitable organizations—from global humanitarian efforts and animal welfare groups to school PTAs, hospitals, and more. These organizations received donations from Amazon generated by customers who shopped using AmazonSmile.

Amazon fights hunger, delivering 1 million more meals this summer

With COVID-19 and unemployment spiking, we've already donated delivery services for 6 million meals, totaling 7.4 million pounds of food in more than 25 U.S. cities.

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.

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.

Free legal help for guests at family shelter on Amazon campus

Award from the Pro Bono Institute recognizes the impact of Amazon Legal's weekly clinics for families working to move out of homelessness.

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.

STEM education as a diversity driver in tech

Amazon recently commissioned a study to explore the timely need for more computer science and STEM education for students from underserved and underrepresented communities to best prepare them for jobs of the future.

Free, fun activities on-demand, for kids of all ages

In lieu of our annual Bring Your Kids to Work Day, we've worked with authors, illustrators, artists, chefs, and more to bring together dozens of engaging, fun—and even educational—videos and how-tos for kids.

$40,000 scholarships for 100 deserving high school seniors

Amazon Future Engineer awards its second class of computer science students with scholarships and guaranteed Amazon internships.

Amazon donates to charities around the world this holiday season

We will be delivering product and monetary donations to charities that support some of the communities hit hardest by the events of this year.

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6 things that make Amazon a "Best Workplace for Innovators"

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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.

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

Amazon donation supports 'Right Now Needs' of students and families

Amazon’s "Right Now Needs" donations will help ensure thousands of students in need have the necessities they need to be successful at school amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amazon donating $5 million in devices globally

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