Connecticut Horticultural Society (CHS) is now registered with AmazonSmile. As a result, you can request that a fraction of your order be donated to CHS!
What you pay for your order is NOT affected by this choice. But Amazon will direct .5% (that’s one-half of one percent) of your purchase to CHS.
Here are some frequently asked questions from the AmazonSmile website. For more info about the program, visit: smile.amazon.com and click on ‘About Amazon Smile.’
- What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers.
- How does AmazonSmile work?
When first visiting AmazonSmile, customers are prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations. In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, customers must first select a charitable organization. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable organization.
- Is there any cost to charitable organizations or to customers?
No. There is no cost to charitable organizations or to AmazonSmile customers. The shopping experience is identical to Amazon.com with the added benefit that the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate to the charitable organizations selected by customers.