Community engagement

Amazon ABC club with kids
Amazon ABC club with kids

Brave Edinburgh driver who saved families from a fire is a true hero

‘He saved my life, my children’s lives and also my neighbours’ life.'

Amazon.it joins the 24th annual Food Drive organized by Banco Alimentare in Italy

From December 1st to 10th, customers in Italy can choose to donate from a selection of products including packaged meals, snacks, baby food, and canned food to Banco Alimentare, the local Italian Food Bank from a page dedicated to the charity on Amazon.it. Amazon Italy kicks-off the drive with a donation of 500,000 meals to the Food Bank.

AmazonSmile: 10 million Euros for charities across Germany and Austria

AmazonSmile has disbursed 10 million Euros in total to over 20,000 charitable organizations in both countries. Customers can support one of currently more than 25,000 organizations in Germany and Austria, at no extra cost to them or the organizations. For every qualifying AmazonSmile purchase, AmazonSmile pays out 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s favourite organization.

Supporting writing in the UK: the Amazon Literary Partnership opens for 2021 grant applications

After making a round of donations to writing groups in the UK in 2020, the Amazon Literary Partnership is now accepting applications for support in 2021 from non-profit literary organisations.

Michaël, the 8-year-old aspiring video game programmer in France

During the lockdown in France, Michaël took part in the “Start from Scratch” workshop set up by Amazon, in partnership with Tekkie Unie, aimed at introducing primary school pupils to programming. He loved it and even plans on creating video games with his friends.

AWS GetIT launches in Ireland to inspire more girls into tech

Secondary school pupils aged 12 to 13 across Ireland – north and south – are invited to design an app-based solution to a specific problem for their community or school – learning practical and digital skills along the way.

What is the Door Desk Challenge?

Amazon employees and their families in the UK have been getting creative at home with designs inspired by themes such as, the value of community and the environment.

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Amazon’s Black Employee Network teams up with Conscious Youth in the UK

Huddersfield, UK-based community organization, Conscious Youth is set to benefit from a new donation and partnership with Amazon’s affinity group for black employees.

We’re going gold to help charities raise awareness about childhood cancer across Europe

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Amazon employees across Europe were invited to participate in Amazon Goes Gold, an initiative started in 2019, in collaboration with charities around the world, to raise awareness for children battling cancer.

Amazon supports film, TV and cinema workers with donation to the COVID-19 Recovery Fund in the UK

The Film and TV Charity has launched a new recovery fund with the help of £1m donation made by Amazon to support diverse talent within TV, film and theater in the UK.
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