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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

Building a home with heart

Unique, one-of-a-kind family shelter built within Amazon’s corporate office building set to open in early 2020.
Hunger

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.

Amazon in the community

At Amazon, we are committed to ensuring all children and young adults, especially those from underrepresented and underserved communities who reside in areas 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 is coming to town and #DeliveringSmiles

We’re making special deliveries across the country to support women, children, and families in immediate need
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.

Taking poverty off the table

Giving people a FareStart at building better lives through food.

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.
Disaster relief

Delivering smiles all year long

All the ways we're making it easy for customers to give back.

By the numbers: Disaster Relief by Amazon

From 2017 to 2019, 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.
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