About AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges.

So How Can You Help . .

If you shop on Amazon, did you know Amazon will donate a portion of qualifying purchase back to the parish.  If you want to help, here is what you do.  Read the steps below first and then just sign up at Amazon Smile.

  • Go to https://smile.amazon.com/ch/59-3015584
  • Sign up if you don’t have an Amazon Smile account.  If you have an Amazon account, sign in using your normal Amazon credentials.
  • On the top menu bar roll your mouse over where is says Supporting in orange, select change or add a charity and then do a search for St. Jude Catholic Church – make sure the location says Ocala Fl.  There will be several St. Jude Catholic Church’s on the page. . . make sure you select the one from Ocala Fl, which is our parish.
  • After selecting the parish as your charity, you are all set to go.  Now your purchases could benefit the parish.

So . .  when you are going to shop on Amazon, go to https://smile.amazon.com instead of Amazon.com and shop like you normally would.  When you make a purchase, the parish will receive a small donation on qualifying purchases from Amazon.  You get the thrill of shopping and the parish also could get a thrill by receiving a donation from your purchase.  It’s a WIN  WIN for everyone.

Happy Shopping ! ! !