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When you shop through Amazon Smile for everyday items or for special occasions, you can make a donation to Catholic Charities.  It’s the same Amazon you know, fast, easy and no extra cost.


What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Catholic Charities, Diocese of San Diego 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 0.5% of the purchase price to Catholic Charities.

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.

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. If you do not have an account it will only take a minute to get one.

How do I select Catholic Charities, Diocese of San Diego for my support when shopping on AmazonSmile?

On your first visit to AmazonSmile (, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Type Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego in the organization search box. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation to us!

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.

How It Works

  1. Sign on to AmazonSmile.


  3. Shop and tell your friends!

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