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Delivering relief to communities impacted by natural disasters
The Disaster Relief by Amazon team helps us coordinate relief efforts around the world. Continue Reading
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

4 new ways Amazon is supporting our Seattle neighbors

We're supporting the local community with what we call "Right Now Needs," which includes increasing access to food, shelter, and basic goods for children and their families, as well as inspiring and educating kids to try computer science and coding.
Hunger

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. We focus on building long-term and innovative programs that will have a lasting, positive impact in communities around the world.

Amazon’s latest donations to support housing and homelessness programs

By teaming with our passionate employees, we hope to have a greater impact on housing and homelessness in our HQ regions of Seattle, WA and Arlington, VA.

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.
Homelessness

Restaurant skills give fresh hope

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

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.

“If you can help, you must”

St. Mary's Center reached their $1 million donation match from Amazon.
Disaster relief

By the numbers: Disaster Relief by Amazon

In 2017 and 2018, millions of people around the world were impacted by natural disasters – from hurricanes in the United States and the Caribbean, to floods in India, and earthquakes in Mexico. Amazon was there to help.

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.
Diversity and inclusion
Amazon’s mission is to be the earth’s most customer-centric company, and this mission is central to our work in diversity and inclusion.
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