Donate to CLEF without spending a dime!

Donate to CLEF without spending a dime!

Would you like to donate to CLEF without spending extra?

Well you can with AmazonSmile! If you do any shopping on Amazon, it is easy to support Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation with each purchase.  A few minutes to set up is all it takes.

If you type in ‘smile.’ before, you will be brought to the same Amazon site, but on the fundraising side.

That’s The sites look similar… except for the ‘smile’ in the title block.All the rest is exactly the same!

The first time you go to AmazonSmile, you will be asked to choose the organization that you want to support. Search and select “Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation.” Then use Amazon like you always have. (By the way, change your bookmark so that you go to the Smile site. We only get credit if you order from the Smile side. It must say ‘’ every time.)

This easy switch is is a simple way to give to CLEF, and it doesn’t cost you anything! There are many others ways to give than a straight-forward money donation.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact products and prices as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization.

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 much of my purchase does Amazon donate?

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases.


Thank you for your support!