Amazon SmileAmazonSmile: This year-round fundraiser costs you NOTHING!

You need only to spend a few seconds of your time to first enroll in Amazon Smile so that the Arbutus Elementary School’s PTA can receive a percentage of the purchases you are making anyway.  Once enrolled, the only thing you need to do is sign into AmazonSmile every time you buy, instead of Amazon.

Go to:

Then choose the organization to support: Arbutus Elementary School PTA

Sign in with your Amazon username/password, or create an account if you don’t have one.  (If this doesn’t work for you, see alternatives below).

For every eligible purchase you make on Amazon Smile, they will donate 0.5% to the AES PTA, depositing their donation directly into the PTA’s bank account.  EASY and NO COST to you!  Amazon Smile is the same Amazon you know.  Same products, same prices, same service!  (Amazon Smile FAQs are below).

If you have Amazon saved as a Favorite/Bookmark/etc…, please replace it with Amazon Smile.

Happy Shopping, and have the additional satisfaction to know that your purchases are helping Arbutus Elementary School’s PTA.  Thank you for participating!


How to sign up:

If you already have an Amazon account:  go to and log in with your regular Amazon username and password.  Then select Arbutus Elementary School PTA as your charitable organization. (You only have to select your charitable organization on the first log in).  Every time you log in you’ll see in the top left corner that you are “Supporting Arbutus Elementary School PTA”


If you do not have an Amazon account: go to and sign up, selecting Arbutus Elementary School PTA per above.


AmazonSmile FAQs:

About AmazonSmile

What is 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, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?

To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

Which products on AmazonSmile are eligible for charitable donations?

Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Recurring Subscribe-and-Save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible.

Can I use my existing account on AmazonSmile?

Yes, you use the same account on and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

How much of my purchase does Amazon donate?

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. From time to time, we may offer special, limited time promotions that increase the donation amount on one or more products or services or provide for additional donations to charitable organizations. Special terms and restrictions may apply. Please see the relevant promotion for complete details.

Can I receive a tax deduction for amounts donated from my purchases on AmazonSmile?

Donations are made by the AmazonSmile Foundation and are not tax deductible by you.