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Our communities
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.

Amazon funds robotics grants for 100 schools

Thousands of students from underserved and underrepresented communities across the U.S. to benefit from new Amazon Future Engineer robotics program.

Amazon Literary Partnership

Helping writers tell their stories and find their readers.

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.

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.

Learning about computer science

Amazon leaders share tips for students working towards a career in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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.

Investing in recycling solutions to protect the planet

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

The power of breakfast

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

An intern's experience

A Q&A with an intern through the Year Up nonprofit, on her experience at Amazon.
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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.
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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.

Support a cause that matters to you

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

Cultivating community through a culture of giving

How Amazon and its employees give back to meaningful causes across the country.
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