Support CDF While You Shop!

The Children’s Defense Fund is excited to be an official AmazonSmile charity. That means that by selecting the Children’s Defense Fund as your AmazonSmile charity, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the Children’s Defense Fund.

Please follow the steps below to select the Children’s Defense Fund, and be sure to navigate to to support the Children’s Defense Fund with all of your Amazon purchases.

Follow These Steps to Select the Children’s Defense Fund:

  1. Visit You’ll find the same shopping experience as Amazon, but with the option to donate to the Children’s Defense Fund!
  2. If you’re not logged in, you will be prompted to create or log in to your Amazon Prime account.
    Note: Amazon Prime is needed to participate in Prime Day, but you can follow the same steps to support the Children’s Defense Fund every day, even without a Prime membership.
  3. A pop-up notification will confirm that you have successfully selected the Children’s Defense Fund as your AmazonSmile charity.
  4. Shop! Once you’ve selected us as your charity of choice, 0.5% of the purchase price on most purchases will be donated to the Children’s Defense Fund—look for the note “eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on the product description page.
Amazon Confirmation

AmazonSmile’s pop-up confirmation

Thank you, from all of us at the Children’s Defense Fund, for supporting our work via AmazonSmile!
Learn more about just one of the powerful programs your generosity may support, our CDF Freedom Schools® program.

More about the Children’s Defense Fund

The Children’s Defense Fund Leave No Child Behind® mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.

We provide a strong, effective and independent voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves. We pay particular attention to the needs of poor children, children of color and those with disabilities. We champion policies and programs that lift children out of poverty; protect them from abuse and neglect; and ensure their access to health care, quality education and a moral and spiritual foundation. Get to know us on our website: