How to use smile.amazon.com


  1. Using the internet browser of your choice, go to: https://smile.amazon.com

  2. Enter your Amazon username (which is an email address) and password. If you don’t yet have an amazon.com account, this is the place where you can create one.

  3. You may be asked to reenter these parameters along with characters shown on an image.

  4. You’ll then get a page where you can select a charity. In the search box, type “Jewish Genealogical Society” and click Search.

  5. Scroll down to the Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County entry and choose Select.

  6. Your Amazon account is now linked to the Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County. Whenever you want to buy something from Amazon, go to https://smile.amazon.com instead of the regular amazon.com webpage. The JGSPBCI will receive a donation of 0.5% (one-half of one percent) from the Amazon Smile Foundation for all purchases that are made through smile.amazon.com accounts that are linked to JGSPBCI.


Remember: You must order from smile.amazon.com; not the “plain old” amazon.com.