Amazon Prime Day!

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Shop with LifeRing at AmazonSmile During Amazon Prime Day!

Amazon Prime Day is On!  
Tuesday, July 12th through July 13th

Did you know that LifeRing is part of the AmazonSmile Donation Program?

You can support us by making LifeRing your charity and by shopping on AmazonSmile any day of the year! LifeRing joined the AmazonSmile Donation Program as a registered charitable organization back in 2017. You can ever  track the contribution you generated with each purchase you from the AmazonSmile website!

How does it work?
LifeRing has partnered with AmazonSmile to expand our fundraising efforts. Now, when you shop online using AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of whatever you buy. You pay nothing extra and you support the great recovery program we all know and love!

It's easy and it's free!
AmazonSmile is a simple and easy way to contribute to LifeRing every time you buy on Amazon. If you shop using the shopping site (instead of Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of whatever you buy online.

When is Amazon Prime Day?
Amazon Prime Day begins Tuesday, July 12th and will run through Wednesday, July 13th until midnight, Pacific Time.

Are AmazonSmile donations only active during Amazon Prime Day?
No. AmazonSmile extends their donation program all year long. Amazon Prime Day is a opportunity to save when you shop.

But I don’t have an Amazon Prime account!
No problem.Just register for a free trial! You receive a month of free Prime services with no cost to you. Please note that you will need to end your membership before the trial ends, or you will automatically be enrolled in their paid plan.

How do I access AmazonSmile?
Just click the AmazonSmile box on the LifeRing Donate webpage! This will bring you directly to the AmazonSmile site. You can bookmark this link to keep the AmazonSmile shopping site right at your fingertips.

How can I be sure I’m on the AmazonSmile site?
You will see the AmazonSmile Logo on the top left corner of the AmazonSmile menu bar:

Image of LifeRing AmazonSmile login page

Click on the AmazonSmile menu and confirm that LifeRing is your current charity. If not, you can choose LifeRing on the Change Charity page linked on the “Your AmazonSmile Impact” webpage:

Image of LifeRing Charity picklist on AmazonSmile

Are the same items, discounts, and sales available using the AmazonSmile shopping site?
You bet! Both sites offer identical products and special pricing offers.

Can I use my smartphone?
Absolutely! To shop using your iOS or Android phone, you need to activate AmazonSmile on your Amazon shopping app. You can find this under the settings on your app.

How do I automatically access AmazonSmile every time?
For AmazonSmile to work, you need to log into whenever you shop  online. Nothing you purchase from the regular Amazon site counts. If you remember to go to AmazonSmile yourself, that’s awesome. For most people, the best thing to do is add a browser extension that automatically redirects you:

Shoot, all my stuff is in my regular Amazon site shopping cart. What should I do?
Not to worry -- just don’t hit that “Proceed to checkout” button! You can swap to before you finalize your Amazon purchase. Simply leave items in your shopping cart, close out and reopen using the link prior to purchasing. Your items will remain in your cart and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price for whatever you buy.

Is there a specific time to shop Amazon Prime Day?
Tuesday, July 11th through Wednesday July 13th at midnight Pacific Daylight Time. All purchases you make on AmazonSmile generate a 0.5% donation to LifeRing annually.

Is this posted on the LifeRing website?
It is! You can find more details on the LifeRing Donate webpage and the AmazonSmile FAQ.


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