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Do you know that Amazon will make a donation to Friends of the Bismarck Public Library every time you order? All you need to do is purchase via the Amazon Smile link.
AmazonSmile is a program that donates 0.5% of your eligible Amazon purchases to a charity of your choice, like the Friends of the Bismarck Public Library! All you need to do is start your shopping at smile.amazon.com, and select the Friends of the Bismarck Public Library as your charity. The donation will be made at no extra cost to you based on your eligible purchases. Same products, same prices, same service, just generating a little extra good.
To ensure your Amazon purchase generates a donation, make sure to start shopping at smile.amazon.com. Ready to shop? Click here to go to smile.amazon.com. We appreciate your support!
What is Amazon Smile?
It’s a simple and automatic way for you to support Friends of the Bismarck Public Library every time you shop Amazon, at no cost to you. It’s the same selection, prices and shopping experience as Amazon, you’re just supporting the Library, too.
How do I help?
Go to smile.amazon.com and select “Friends of the Bismarck Public Library” as the charity you wish to receive donations from eligible purchases you make. You only need to select the charity the first time. Amazon remembers it on subsequent purchases.
Can I use my existing Amazon.com account on AmazonSmile?
Yes, you can use the same account for Amazon.com and Smile.Amazon.com. Your charity choice becomes part of your profile. For your purchase to generate a donation, however, you must start your shopping at smile.amazon.com.
How much of my purchase does the Friends of the Bismarck Public Library receive?
The AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible purchases to your selected charity at no cost to you. Occasionally, special promotions are run that increase the amount donated on certain purchases.
Does the charity see my purchases or how much I spent?
No, the Friends of the Bismarck Public Library don’t see any purchasing information or donor information. The Friends just receive a quarterly, lump-sum electronic payment from AmazonSmile that includes money from all eligible purchases made during the previous quarter. No transactional information is included.