UUCT is Now an Option on AmazonSmileamazonsmile

For those of you that shop on Amazon you can now choose to donate a portion of your purchase cost to UUCT using AmazonSmile! It is a fairly simple one time process. The link is https://smile.amazon.com/ch/59-2984007. If you are already using AmazonSmile, you can also add UUCT by going to “Supporting” icon in the top left hand corner of your Amazon Smile page. Click on it and type in Unitarian Universalist Church of Tallahassee when prompted.   The following are common questions and answers provided by AmazonSmile.

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 over 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.

Do you charge any administrative fees or take any deduction from the donation amount?
No. Charities must register to receive donations and have a valid bank account to which we can route donations, but there is no charge to participate and we do not deduct any fees from the donation amount.