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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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Communities benefit as Amazon and Barnardo’s partnership grows

Amazon’s charity partners like Barnardo’s and the communities they serve face unprecedented challenges during COVID-19 – here’s how we’re helping.

Every day, we donate 50,000 items to help people in need

In one year, FBA Donations provided 20 million items to support communities and help the planet, and now the program launches in France.

Encouraging the next generation of innovators to use tech for good

Delivered by Nesta Challenges, the Amazon Longitude Explorer Prize pairs science, technology, engineering and maths with entrepreneurial life skills to encourage young people from all backgrounds to compete and turn great ideas into reality.

Supporting writing in the UK: the Amazon Literary Partnership opens for 2021 grant applications

After making a round of donations to writing groups in the UK in 2020, the Amazon Literary Partnership is now accepting applications for support in 2021 from non-profit literary organisations.

Remembrance Day: Every poppy counts

On Remembrance Day, Wednesday 11th November, Amazon’s employee affinity group for ex-military personnel is proud to support The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.

This is Engineering Day 2020: how to get involved

On Wednesday 4th November, Amazon will be supporting This is Engineering Day – here’s a roundup of how you can get involved this year.

Unleashing creativity for children with cancer

Sending a message of encouragement to children suffering from cancer: in September, as a part of the Amazon Goes Gold initiative, FC associates took part in a creative video competition. The winning site, BHX4, will donate £40,000 to the European Society for Paediatric Oncology (SIOPE).

Cosmetics, baking and brewing: meet the Amazon Campus Challenge winners

Amazon Campus Challenge gave students across the UK hands-on e-commerce experience as they worked directly with small businesses selling on Amazon’s online store.

‘Prime Day Live’ launched to support UK grassroots music venues

Amazon teams up with Lewis Capaldi for ‘Prime Day Live’, a free live-streamed event presented by Amazon Music to support and raise funds for grassroots music venues across the UK.

How is Amazon supporting local charities during COVID-19?

Community donations are one of a number of ways in which Amazon is supporting communities during COVID-19. Here’s a snapshot of the charitable causes we’re proud to support.
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