Buy Amazon and help the Coastal Bend College Foundation – Alice Echo News Journal


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It’s time to smile because there’s a quick and easy way to help us here at Coastal Bend College Foundation, and you can do it without donating while you’re doing something you probably already do on a regular basis.

Do you shop regularly on Amazon? If so, you can help generate donations for the Coastal Bend College Foundation just by shopping.

AmazonSmile is an easy way for you to support your favorite charity every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop with AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, huge selection, and convenient shopping experience as, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your qualifying purchases to the charity of your choice.

To use AmazonSmile, simply go to on your web browser or enable AmazonSmile in the Amazon Shopping app on your iOS or Android phone in the Settings or Programs and Features menu. For online orders to generate donations, shoppers must shop on To generate donations through the Amazon Shopping app, users must enable the option in the settings.

AmazonSmile is available on your current account. Your shopping cart, wishlist, wedding or birth registry, and other account settings will also remain the same.

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of your qualifying AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item less any discounts and excluding shipping and handling charges, gift wrap charges, taxes, or service charges.

The Coastal Bend College Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) charity and is listed as a qualifying organization through the AmazonSmile program.

To set Coastal Bend College Foundation to your designated charity on AmazonSmile, visit go to and search for Coastal Bend College Foundation.

Our goal is to reach 100 supporters through the AmazonSmile program by the end of 2022. As of October 1, Coastal Bend College Foundation has 36 supporters who have named the organization as their primary beneficiary through the program.

Help us help students here at Coastal Bend College and help us make success happen here.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 361-354-2348. Information is also available on our website at


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