How Shopping with AmazonSmile Supports Van Wezel Foundation

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Did you know that shopping with AmazonSmile that the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchase to the Van Wezel Foundation?  Yep that’s right.  By doing your normal Amazon online shopping, you can donate to the Van Wezel Foundation at no additional costs to you.  Let’s dive into more on how AmazonSmile works.

How does AmazonSmile Work?

There are a few things to know before you start shopping using AmazonSmile.

1.  Before you start shopping on Amazon go to AmazonSmile site. (

2.  Sign in by using your normal Amazon login.  If you don’t have one, then you can create one here. 

3.  After signing in search for “Van Wezel Foundation” in the charity search box.  Select Van Wezel Foundation and you’re set up.  

4.  Start shopping on Amazon like you normally do. 

How Does Van Wezel Foundation Receive the Donations from AmazonSmile?

Each quarter, the AmazonSmile Foundation makes donations to eligible charitable organization by electronic funds transfer.  Your price doesn’t change.  Amazon gives a portion of your Amazon purchase to the Van Wezel Foundation.


Can I Still use Amazon Prime?

Yes.  You can still use AmazonSmile as an Amazon Prime Member.

Can I use AmazonSmile through my App?

Yes.  It does not matter if you use Android or Apple phones, you can still use AmazonSmile and send donations to the foundation when you shop on Amazon.  Just make sure to go through AmazonSmile to do so. 

Continue to help support the Van Wezel Foundation

As we continue to navigate through these current unique times, we are coming up with creative ways to keep you engaged with everything we have going on with the foundation. If you have not already, make sure to subscribe to our Newsletter.

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