Everyday Ways to Help
Did you know that through corporate giving programs like Kroger Community Rewards and Amazon Smile, you can donate to your charity of choice simply by shopping for your every day necessities or favorite items! Here's how to get started with Branches as your charity of choice for these exciting opportunities:
1. Create a digital account.
A digital account is needed to participate in Kroger Community Rewards. If you already have a digital account, simply link your Shopper’s Card to your account so that all transactions apply toward the organization you choose.
2. Link your Card to an organization.
Selecting the Branches Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc is as simple as updating the Kroger Community Rewards selection on your digital account.
1. Sign in to your digital account.
2. Search for your organization here.
3. Enter Branches Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc or Organization Number “CQ845”
4. Select the appropriate organization from the list and click “Save”.
Your selected organization will also display in the Kroger Community Rewards section of your account. If you need to review or revisit your organization, you can always do so under your Account details.
3. Your organization earns.
Any transactions moving forward using the Shopper’s Card number associated with your digital account will be applied to the program, at no added cost to you. Kroger donates annually to participating organizations based on your percentage of spending as it relates to the total spending associated with all participating Kroger Community Rewards organizations.
How do I shop at AmazonSmile?
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.
How do I shop with AmazonSmile using the Amazon app?
Go here to learn how to turn ON the AmazonSmile feature in the app. Unfortunately, this feature isn't available yet for tablets and IPads.
How do I select Branches Domestic Violence Shelter as the charitable organization to support?
Step 1: In your internet browser go to smile.amazon.com and log in using your Amazon credentials.
Step 2: After signing in, you will be directed to select (or change) your charity.
Step 3: In the “Or pick your own charitable organization” enter Branches Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc.
Step 4: From the list of charity options, select Branches.
Step 5: You will be redirected to the agreement page. Check the box next to “Yes” and then click “Start Shopping”
Step 6: You will be redirected to Amazon’s homepage that adds a disclaimer about how to add Amazon Smile to your toolbar, should you want to add a particular bookmark for it.