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Instructions for AmazonSmile based on device

Mobile App

  1. Make sure you're signed up for AmazonSmile by visiting smile.amazon.com
  2. Open your app and find “Settings” in the main menu (☰)
  3. Tap on “AmazonSmile” and follow the instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and add John G. Shedd Aquarium as your non-profit of choice. 

Desktop / Mobile Web

  1. Visit smile.amazon.com and choose John G. Shedd Aquarium as your charity of choice
  2. Start shopping!

As a friendly reminder, you have use the smile.amazon.com link when you shop in order for your purchases to contribute to Shedd. We recommend adding a bookmark for smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return!

Have more questions? 

See Amazon's FAQs about AmazonSmile


  • A closeup of a rockhopper penguin's tufted head
  • Dolphin Katrl swims with her tiny baby.
  • A tiny baby seahorse with its tail wrapped around a string.
  • Two newly hatched Blanding's turtles fit easily in the palm of a veterinarian's hand.
  • A rescue sea otter feeding from bottle.

Your donation makes an impact.

Your support buoys us. Every dollar helps us to sustain operations from caring for our resident animals to stewarding the next generation through learning programs and taking action for animals and our blue planet. Contributions to Shedd ensure that our mission to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animals world remains resilient through all times.

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