Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle & Amazon.com Offer New Way to Shop & Support Kids!

Visit www.bgcnr.org to learn about the programs offered by the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle
Visit www.bgcnr.org to learn about the programs offered by the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle

As the holiday shopping season begins, the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle now offers the community an exciting way to shop and support the 2,000 children its serves each year.

The Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle is pleased to announce its participation in the new Amazon.com initiative entitled, AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is a program that makes it easy for customers to support charitable organizations, like the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle whenever they shop online. Customers who visit AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com) will find the exact same Amazon they know and love. They’ll enjoy the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience – with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle to support the programs offered to children ages 6 - 18.

“We’re offering customers a way to support charitable organizations around the country that’s simple and automatic,” said Ian McAllister, General Manager, AmazonSmile. “We think customers will love the opportunity to support their favorite charity without changing how they shop, and there’s no cap on how much Amazon will donate.”

“AmazonSmile enables us to reach millions of potential new supporters who can help us provide programs that enhance and promote self-esteem, life skills, career development and good behavior,” said Quay Watkins Executive Director for the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle.” Working with AmazonSmile gives us a new way to support our mission that’s simple for both us and our supporters.”

When customers first go to AmazonSmile they should select Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle as their charity designee. Once the customer selects the Club, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from any eligible purchases through AmazonSmile from that point forward, whether a customer shops just once or once a day. Customers can shop via their PC, tablet or phone by simply typing smile.amazon.com into the web browser.



About the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle

For 84 years, the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle has provided a safe, structured and positive environment for children. The organization is also charged with helping kids develop the attitudes, skills, values and behaviors that enable them to succeed in life. With six locations throughout the city of New Rochelle, The Club impacts 2,000 children annually by offering a wide array of programs and services after school, during school holidays, and the entire summer.

To learn more about the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle their website www.BGCNR.org or call

Rudy J. Breedy at 914-235-3736 extension 18. 


About Amazon.com

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon’s developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon’s own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business. Kindle Paperwhite is the world’s best-selling and most advanced e-reader. It features new display technology with higher contrast, the next generation built-in light, a faster processor, the latest touch technology, and exclusive new features designed from the ground up for readers. Kindle, the lightest and smallest Kindle, features improved fonts and faster page turns. The new Kindle Fire HDX features a stunning exclusive 7” or 8.9” HDX display, a quad-core 2.2 GHz processor, 2x more memory, and 11 hours of battery life, as well as exclusive new features of Fire OS 3.0 including X-Ray for Music, Second Screen, Prime Instant Video downloads, and the revolutionary new Mayday button. The all-new Kindle Fire HD includes an HD display, high-performance processor and dual speakers at a breakthrough price.

Amazon and its affiliates operate websites, including www.amazon.com, www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.fr, www.amazon.ca, www.amazon.cn, www.amazon.it, www.amazon.es, www.amazon.com.br, www.amazon.in, and www.amazon.com.mx.

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