Amazon embraces Givenomics in the US

Amazon-smileGreat news – Amazon is the first retailer to fully embrace Givenomics for all customers in USA.  Customers get to choose a charity so that a 0.5% of every purchase becomes a free donation.

Of course, we already have this facility in the UK via websites like TheGivingMachine that currently enable 2.25% of every Amazon purchase to generate free donations for your favourite causes.  You do have to go via their website first but the % is higher, there are over 700 other shops to choose from and you can support schools to.

“The high-level message is clear: Amazon wants people to know it cares about people and communities. But there’s an underlying message that seems just as apparent: we’ll keep giving as long as you keep buying.

Read more at Tech Crunch

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