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Amazon at the Magic Breakfast, Willow Primary School Tottenham London N17 Teaching Assistant Rita Adu-Gyamf with Emily Carey and pupils with Amazon Kindles
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Amazon donates over £3M to relief organisations in the UK to support those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis

Donation is part of Amazon’s broader ongoing efforts to support customers, employees, and communities in the UK and around the world.

1,808 UK charities receive Amazon product donations in 2019 through In Kind Direct

In 2019, Amazon donated over £1 million to In Kind Direct – a charity which distributes new products donated by businesses to UK charitable organisations.

BHF helps teach lifesaving CPR to drivers delivering Amazon parcels

Amazon is working with the British Heart Foundation and independent delivery companies to offer free CPR training for thousands of drivers.


AWS GetIT winners share their innovation with BBC Click

After winning our AWS GetIT competition, five tech-savvy teenagers from Bishop’s Stortford College in Hertfordshire spoke to the BBC about their innovative app idea.


GetIT students review the world’s biggest cloud education show

More than 65,000 people attended AWS re:Invent 2019 in Las Vegas this year – making it the biggest cloud computing conference in the world. We invited five students from our AWS GetIT programme to the event, and asked them to report back.

Barnardo’s and Amazon bring Christmas cheer to children around the UK

Amazon has partnered with children’s charity Barnardo’s to host a series of children’s “Kidsmas” parties at its sites around the UK during December.


The App That Helps Learning - BBC Click

Hour of Code – inspiring children with superstar help

This week Amazon supported Hour of Code with their initiative to introduce tens of millions of children across the world to computer science.

Amazon Future Engineer #HourofCode Dance Party 2019

Secrets of a winning Storyteller

Ian W Sainsbury, winner of the 2019 Kindle Storyteller Award, shares the secrets of his success, including taking a musical approach – and how he dictated his winning psychological thriller, The Picture on the Fridge.
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