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Hunger, homelessness, and disaster relief
Amazon employees are quick on their feet – our culture is fast-paced and exciting, and we’re not afraid to make adjustments or to act fast to make the biggest, most positive impact on neighbors in immediate need.

Amazon is focused on supporting what we call “Right Now Needs,” which include fighting childhood hunger, family homelessness, and providing support to communities impacted by natural disasters.

Amazon supports right now needs

How Amazon approaches hunger, homelessness, and disaster relief

Why breakfast matters

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

Taking poverty off the table

Giving people a FareStart at building better lives through food.

Amazon & Seattle Foundation welcome local nonprofits

This summer, we had the privilege of throwing our neighbors at Mary’s Place a giant ‘end-of-summer’ BBQ. From face-painting and cotton-candy to a visit from the Seattle Fire Department, this BBQ put a big smile on the faces of Mary’s Place residents and also Amazon employee volunteers.

Restaurant skills give fresh hope

Amazon donates and furnishes more than 25,000 square feet of retail space for five new FareStart eateries.
Homelessness

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.

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.

Building a community

Check out never-before-seen sketches of the new Mary's Place permanent shelter at Amazon.
Disaster relief

Helping those affected by Hurricane Michael

Amazon is providing disaster relief support in response to Hurricane Michael. Here's how you can help.

Helping people affected by Hurricane Florence

Amazon is providing disaster relief support in response to Hurricane Florence. Here's how you can help.

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.
Reinventing an American icon
How Amazon and Procter & Gamble collaborated to create better packaging.
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