Raising funds for the Daughters of Hawaiʻi is as easy as shopping on Amazon.
Whether you’re stocking up on household staples or hunting for that special gift for a loved one, you could be raising funds for the Daughters of Hawaiʻi every time you shop on Amazon! The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Daughters without any additional cost to you.
On your first visit to smile.amazon.com select Daughters of Hawaiʻi as your favorite charity to receive a donation from a portion of your purchase. Amazon remembers your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make on smile.amazon.com will result in a donation. You shop. Amazon gives.
You can start shopping via AmazonSmile by logging into your Amazon account via this link or by following the instruction below to set up the Daughters as your AmazonSmile charity of choice.
How to set up AmazonSmile
Step 1. Open your internet browser and go to smile.amazon.com. Login using your email (or phone number) and password for Amazon.
Step 2. After you log in, select a charitable organization to start shopping. Go to the search box near the bottom of the page where it says, “Or pick your own charitable organization”.
Type in the search field “daughters of hawaii” and click on the black “Search” button.
Step 3. A number of charity organizations will be listed in the results. Select “Daughters of Hawaii” by clicking on the golden yellow “Select” button to the right of the name.
Step 4. Once you select the Daughters, you’ll be asked to acknowledge that you must use smile.amazon.com while shopping on Amazon to support the Daughters. Click on the checkmark box next to “Yes, I understand…”, and then click on “Start Shopping”.
Step 5. Last, you’ll be directed to a page that’ll help install a bookmark or tool on your web browser. If you don’t want to do this step, you can click on “Dismiss” in the lower bottom right-hand corner.
Now you are signed up for AmazonSmile! Remember to visit smile.amazon.com every time you visit Amazon to ensure a portion of your purchase is donated to Daughters of Hawai’i.
Items with the “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” stamp in the product description count towards the donation amount.
We can do it
At 0.5% of our members Amazon purchases, AmazonSmile will not replace other fundraising activities needed to support the two Palaces and membership activities, however, we think this is a good way to raise funds by doing something many of us already do.
If you would like to learn more about how AmazonSmile works, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page at smile.amazon.com/about. AmazonSmile will have a more detailed explanation for your specific question.
Mahalo, again, for all your wonderful support.