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Donate to Forté – Start Shopping on AmazonSmile!


What if – while online shopping for textbooks, the latest tunes for your playlist, or some new Skechers– part of the purchase price was automatically donated to Forté Foundation? Well, that is possible – thanks to Amazon, a Forté sponsor.

What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a website ( operated by Amazon that offers the same range of products, prices, and shopping features as on The difference is that when you shop on, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to Forté Foundation.

Where do I sign up?

Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations – marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages.

Amazon and AmazonSmile accounts will be managed as a single account, but you must shop on to enable donations.

Signing up to give to Forté Foundation on AmazonSmile is simple:

  • Go to
  • When prompted to select a charitable organization to receive donations from your purchases, select “The Forté Foundation.”
  • AmazonSmile will remember your selection, and every eligible purchase you make on AmazonSmile will result in a donation.

Is there a cost?

The best news? There is no cost to charitable organizations or to AmazonSmile customers. The shopping experience is identical to with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to Forté Foundation. The purchase price for each item is the sale price, excluding shipping, handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, and service charges, and less any rebates, returns, and bad debt.

Questions? Learn more details about AmazonSmile.

Happy shopping!



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