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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 makes audiobooks, video, music and more available for free

A guide to the free audiobooks, video and more that you can access right now on Amazon.

Look for the rainbows

Amid the COVID‑19 pandemic, children around the world are displaying rainbows in their windows (and inspiring Amazon).

Sign up to our free Amazon Future Engineer ‘virtual coding programme’

With many schools closed due to COVID-19, Amazon Future Engineer has launched a free virtual coding programme to help build computer science skills for students learning at home.

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.

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.
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