The holidays are upon us, which means celebrating friends, family, food, and tons of shopping. It’s also a time to give back by supporting the causes you care deeply about, like the IAVM Foundation. Luckily, giving back to YOUR Foundation is easier than ever with AmazonSmile!
Purchases you make this busy shopping week – and throughout the year – through the AmazonSmile Program can also support YOUR Foundation!
The process is simple…activate AmazonSmile on your Amazon account, choose the IAVM Foundation as your worthy cause, and purchase what you would normally buy! Every time you purchase an item that is listed as “Eligible for AmazonSmile Donation,”Amazon will give 5% of your purchase to the Foundation.
AmazonSmile is a quick and easy way to support YOUR Foundation at absolutely no cost to you!
There is no gimmick or cost to you to give to the Foundation through AmazonSmile. You buy, Amazon gives. It seriously does not get easier than that!
If you haven’t activated AmazonSmile to give back to YOUR Foundation, what are you waiting for?
Need a little help getting started? Here are the quick step-by-step directions on how YOU can start giving back to the Foundation through AmazonSmile….
How to Activate AmazonSmile
Step 1: Join AmazonSmile
If you aren’t yet an AmazonSmile member, sign up at smile.amazon.com using a web browser (mobile or desktop). You’ll sign in with your Amazon credentials, and the site will walk you through the process. Amazon will ask you to choose your favorite charity. This is where you search for and choose “International Association of Venue Managers Foundation.”
Step 3: Open Settings within the app
Open Settings by tapping the three horizontal lines and click “Settings.”
Step 4: Tap AmazonSmile
Step 5: Tap the button for “Turn on AmazonSmile”
You’ll need to follow the three-step setup process. *Note that Amazon requires you to turn on notifications to be able to use AmazonSmile on your phone.
Step 6: Make note of your renewal date
Amazon asks that you renew your AmazonSmile donation every six months. This is easy but required. When six months are up, you’ll have to choose your favorite charity again. If you don’t renew, your purchases will not count..
Step 7: Confirm that AmazonSmile is active before your next purchase
Look for AmazonSmile at the top of the app as you browse. You’ll also see your chosen charity on the confirmation screen.
Now, you can make an impact while you shop for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals! Happy shopping!