Support the Hydrocephalus Association by Shopping through AmazonSmile!

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AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Hydrocephalus Association every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to The Hydrocephalus Association.

 How do I shop at AmazonSmile?  

To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. To default to the Smile page at amazon add to your favorite bookmarks OR activate AmazonSmile in the Amazon Shopping app on your iOS or Android phone within the Settings or Programs & Features menu.

Which products on AmazonSmile are eligible for charitable donations?  

Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Recurring Subscribe-and-Save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible.

Can I use my existing account on AmazonSmile?  

Yes, you use the same account on and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

How do I select to support the Hydrocephalus Association when shopping on AmazonSmile?  

On your first visit to AmazonSmile (, select the Hydrocephalus Assocaiation to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. AmazonSmile will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation.

 How much of my purchase does Amazon donate?  

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges. From time to time, AmazonSmile may offer special, limited time promotions that increase the donation amount on one or more products or services or provide for additional donations to the Hydrocephalus Association. Special terms and restrictions may apply. Please see the relevant promotion for complete details.

 Can I receive a tax deduction for amounts donated from my purchases on AmazonSmile?  

Donations are made by the AmazonSmile Foundation and are not tax deductible by you.