How-To Guide: Donate to LHC with Amazon Smile


Thank you for your support of Lend a Helping Can! Every year, we raise money for 12 New England charitable agencies to feed the needy and homeless. The 501(c)(3) non-profit organization raises money through events like our two-day radio auction and radio-a-thon, special events, and on Amazon Smile year-round!

Just link up Lend a Helping Can to your Amazon account using the Amazon Smile Foundation and have 0.5% of every purchase you make on Amazon Smile go to Lend a Helping Can. Every little bit counts!

Be sure to bookmark Amazon Smile (smile.amazon.com) to have when you are doing your holiday shopping, LHC WILL NOT see any donations if you use the normal Amazon window (amazon.com)!

See how to set it up below!

Setting up Amazon Smile

  • Go to Amazon Smile at https://smile.amazon.com/
  • Bookmark that link, you will need to start your shopping there for it to benefit LHC.
  • Below the main search bar, click the "Amazon Smile" dropdown (See examples below)
  • You will then be asked to search for a charity to support. Type 'Lend a Helping Can' into the search bar below (not main search bar at the top) and press search. Example is below.
  • Select 'Lend a Helping Can' that is located in Portsmouth, NH and incorporated in 1991
  • Now shop using Amazon Smile and make sure you're URL starts with https://smile.amazon.com - LHC WILL NOT RECEIVE ANY SMILE DONATIONS IF YOU ARE SHOPPING ON THE NORMAL AMAZON SITE

You can also donate to Lend a Helping Can using a debit/credit card all year round! See how you can donate and get tax receipts here or by clicking the image below!