Did you know that you can support Leicester Fire Department when you shop on Amazon? LFD has partnered with the AmazonSmile Foundation, a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers.
How does Amazon Smile Work?
- Visit https://smile.amazon.com or click the button below, and then log into your Amazon account. If you don’t already have an Amazon account, you can set one up through Amazon Smile.
- Once you’re signed in, you will see a box that suggests a spotlight charity. Under this option is an area that states “Or pick your own charitable organization” with a search bar for you enter a custom entry. There, enter “Leicester Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.” and click Search. When you search for “Leicester Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.,” you may see several similar options, so be sure to select the Leicester Volunteer Fire Department in Leicester, NC.
- After you have completed the steps above, you will receive an email confirming your selection. Once verified, you may begin shopping and know that you are helping our community and Leicester Fire Department further our mission to save lives and property of the citizens and visitors of our community through fire protection, suppression, emergency medical services, rescue, fire prevention, and life safety programs with every purchase!
- Once you have completed your purchase, be sure to share with all of your friends and family, so that their purchases can Leicester Fire Department without any additional costs.
A Few Things to Note
While the shopping experience is the same as Amazon, there are a few caveats:
- Most items are Amazon Smile Eligible, however, if an item isn’t you will receive notification.
- Amazon Smile is not supported through the iOS or Android Amazon applications. You must use https://smile.amazon.com in order for your purchases to qualify. (You can use the mobile application to add items to your cart and then complete your purchases through Amazon Smile, though)!
For more information regarding Amazon Smile or for Frequently Asked Questions, please visit About Amazon Smile.
We hope that you will consider using Amazon Smile to support Leicester Fire Department!