Donate to Payton by Shopping on Amazon!

By using AmazonSmile for your online shopping, you get the same low prices, vast selection, convenient checkout and shipping benefits as you'd get through the regular site, with the added bonus that Amazon donates 0.5% of your purchase price to Friends of Payton--all at no cost to you! 

To automatically donate to Walter Payton College Prep, simply designate Friends of Payton as the non-profit beneficiary for your Amazon purchases. Doing this takes two minutes and is a one-time process.

From a Mobile Device

  • From your browser (Explorer, Safari, Chrome, etc.), go to
  • Log into your Amazon account
  • Scroll to the bottom of the web page and click Change Your Charity
  • Scroll down to Find a different charitable organization and type "Friends of Payton" in the search box
  • Verify you have the correct charity and click Select

Whenever you shop with Amazon, please be sure to use the link on your mobile browser. If you use the Amazon App or the regular link, your purchases will not generate a donation. To remind yourself to use AmazonSmile, consider pinning the website (so it looks like an app) to the home screen of your phone by following these easy instructions from HowToGeek.

From a Computer/Laptop (Mac or PC)

  • Go to
  • Log into your Amazon account
  • At the top of the page, just below the search bar, click on the orange link that says Supporting
  • Click on Change your Charity
  • On the next page, in the search bar labeled Pick your own charitable organization, type "Friends of Payton"
  • On the search result page, verify you have the correct charity and click Select

When shopping from your computer, please remember to go through the link or your purchases will not generate a donation. As an added reminder, consider bookmarking in your browser.


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