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Amazon in the Community
Amazon at the Magic Breakfast, Willow Primary School Tottenham London N17 Teaching Assistant Rita Adu-Gyamf with Emily Carey and pupils with Amazon Kindles

Our Edinburgh teams serve up a treat at first Magic Breakfast schools in Scotland

Our development centre and customer service centre teams visited St Joseph’s RC Primary and Broomhouse Primary to serve kids breakfast and give them a healthy start to the day, marking the start of our partnership with Magic Breakfast in Scotland.

Shortlist announced for this year’s Oscar’s Book Prize

Five children’s books were shortlisted today for the prestigious Oscar’s Book Prize, an annual programme showcasing the best under-fives book of the year. The prize is awarded in memory of Oscar Ashton and in partnership with Amazon, the London Evening Standard and the National Literacy Trust. Oscar Ashton was 3 and a half when he passed away from an undetected heart condition in December 2012. His parents, James Ashton and Viveka Alvestrand, launched the prize to commemorate him – a hunt for the best pre-school book of the year.

Welcoming local school children to our development centre in Cambridge to learn about Prime Air

Our Prime Air teams in Cambridge are playing an important role building our future delivery system designed to safely get parcels to customers in 30 minutes or less using small unmanned aerial vehicles, also called drones.

Celebrating the joy of reading with Oscar’s Book Prize

Set up by Oscar’s parents, James and Viveka, in tribute to his love of stories after he passed away at the age of three from an undetected heart condition, Oscar’s Book Prize has been backed by Amazon and the National Literacy Trust for two years running.

We’re helping bring Magic Breakfast to Scotland

Our support in Scotland includes funding breakfast clubs in primary and secondary schools neighbouring our development centre and customer service centre in Edinburgh, Prime Now site in Glasgow, and fulfilment centres in Dunfermline and Gourock.

Boosting STEM education across Cambridge

Cambridge LaunchPad was originally developed to inspire a love and fascination of engineering, science and technology in young people, and help educate them about the exciting career opportunities that exist in STEM.

How to inspire your children to pursue a career in tech

Ellie Trotter, Senior Product Manager at Amazon Development Centre, Scotland, gives her tips on getting more children into tech.

Supporting families this Christmas with Home-Start

Home-Start is a national charity that helps families with young children deal with the challenges they face.

Amazon is proud to have been recognised for our support for military veterans

We were one of the first to sign up to the Armed Forces Covenant, a promise to ensure that those who serve or have served, and their families, are treated fairly.

In Kind Direct awards prestigious Founder’s Award to Amazon

The award was presented by HRH The Prince of Wales to Doug Gurr our UK country manager, and Ajay Kavan, Vice President of International Special Projects, for our continued support and commitment to the charity.
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