Donate Using AmazonSmile
AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to Silver Cross Foundation at no cost to you. Amazon customers can set up their existing Amazon account to auto-generate donations for organizations or charities registered with the IRS as a 501(c)(3) – including Silver Cross.
When first visiting AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you are prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations. In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, you 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.
How to setup AmazonSmile
1. Visit smile.amazon.com
The entire shopping experience is the same and most products available on amazon.com are available at Amazon Smile.
2. Sign in and Choose Your Charity
The screen will look slightly different depending on whether you’re already signed into Amazon. If you’re already signed in, simply search for “Silver Cross Foundation/Hospital & Medical Centers/Silver Cross Health Systems” and proceed to step 3.
If you’re not signed in, enter your Amazon account email and password. Then proceed to step 3.
3. Type “Silver Cross Foundation” in the search
After signing in, search for “Silver Cross Foundation/Hospital & Medical Centers/Silver Cross Health Systems”
Once selected, you will receive an email confirmation and you can begin shopping.
4. Begin shopping
Once you’ve selected your charity everything else functions the same. Shop for your favorite products or the perfect gift. Most products are eligible on Amazon Smile–if not, you’ll be notified. You can checkout normally as well. No extra cost is passed onto you–Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the Silver Cross Foundation.
5. Share with others
After you’ve successfully completed a purchase on Amazon Smile you can share the news with your friends on Facebook, Twitter or via email. This option appears on the confirmation page after your order is complete.
You can also give directly to Silver Cross online or by sending a check to:
Silver Cross Foundation
1900 Silver Cross Blvd.
New Lenox, IL 60451