Smile! Your Amazon purchases can now support Scouting

Originally posted on Bryan on Scouting:

As if you needed another excuse to shop at Amazon.com.

Now every purchase you make from the Earth’s biggest online store can support the charity of your choice, including Scouting.

Through its new AmazonSmile program, Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of the price of your eligible purchase to the 501(c)(3) public charitable organization of your choice.

Sure, half a percent isn’t much and won’t replace your Friends of Scouting contributions that help Scouting function in your community. But it adds up, costs you nothing and is a great additional way to support Scouting.

The one-time setup takes just a couple of seconds (instructions below), and you get the same prices, products and service you’re used to when shopping at Amazon. It doesn’t cost you any extra; the only difference is now you’re helping Scouting every time you buy.

The Boy Scouts of America’s National Council and its nearly 300 local councils all are eligible charities. Individual packs, troops, teams, posts, ships and…

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About South Florida Council Boy Scouts of America

The South Florida Council proudly serves over 45,000 young men and women throughout Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe counties. Our Mission:To prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. Vision Statement: The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law. The Scout Oath: On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight. The Scout Law: A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent. The Scout Motto: Do your best.
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