As you think about shopping for presents you might consider using Amazon.com.

Business Insider reported 43 percent of online retail sales in the U.S. last year were made on Amazon.

While you shop on the website, you can also support your favorite charity.

Amazon Smile donates .5 percent of eligible items to the charity of your choice.

  • Just go to smile.amazon.com and sign into your amazon account.
  • Click change charitable organization.
  • Search for your favorite charity.
  • Hit select

Now, when you click on an item, it'll tell you if it's eligible for an Amazon Smile donation.