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Mkoll
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Amazon Smile

Postby Mkoll » Tue Dec 31, 2013 9:51 pm

Dear friends,

I just found out yesterday about Amazon Smile. It's a program by amazon.com where they donate 0.5% of the amount of eligible purchases to a charity you choose from their list. Same prices, amazon prime, website layout, etc. You just need to always start and buy from the URL below instead of the regular URL.

http://smile.amazon.com/

Every little bit helps! Share with others!

PS
Buddhist Global Relief (Ven. Bodhi's charity) is on the list of charities to choose from. I found out about this program from their newsletter.

:anjali:
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa

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Re: Amazon Smile

Postby tiltbillings » Tue Dec 31, 2013 10:03 pm

Mkoll wrote:Dear friends,

I just found out yesterday about Amazon Smile. It's a program by amazon.com where they donate 0.5% of the amount of eligible purchases to a charity you choose from their list. Same prices, amazon prime, website layout, etc. You just need to always start and buy from the URL below instead of the regular URL.

http://smile.amazon.com/

Every little bit helps! Share with others!

PS
Buddhist Global Relief (Ven. Bodhi's charity) is on the list of charities to choose from. I found out about this program from their newsletter.

:anjali:
Thanks.
.


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This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

There is freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning. If there were not this freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning, then escape from that which is birth, becoming, making, conditioning, would not be known here. -- Ud 80

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam
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Feathers
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Re: Amazon Smile

Postby Feathers » Wed Jan 01, 2014 4:05 am

I use http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/panel/ which allows you to donate to a chosen cause when shopping at a range of sites, including amazon. I've found it also covers abebooks and theBookDepository, which is helpful :p
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