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Amazon shoppers can donate to hospital guild


Purchases made at Amazon, the giant online retailer, can now benefit the Coulee Medical Center Guild.

Guild President Clea Pryor told The Star Monday that her organization had been selected as a participating charity by Amazon.

Pryor stated that if you go to it will ask to what charity you want a donation to go. If you select or add Coulee Medical Center Guild, the guild will get 0.5 percent of the sale, at no additional cost.

“Not all items fall within their charity giving,” Pryor stated.

She said she tried the system, and it worked.

“I was somewhat dubious, but when I got a letter from Amazon, I was convinced,” she said.

The hospital guild was advised in October that it had been selected. is a website operated by that lets customers find the same selection of products, prices, and shopping features as The difference is that when customers shop at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation donates that one-half-of-πone percent of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organization of choice. That amounts to $5 for every $1,000 spent.

Each quarter, that foundation makes its contribution by electronic transfer to its many charities.

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