AmazonSmile: a simple way to support The Paramount

Gifts and goodies and holiday cheer—it’s that time of year! It’s the season of giving, and wouldn’t it be wonderful to give to charity without stretching your wallet too thin? You can do exactly that with AmazonSmile! This holiday season, when shopping for your friends and family on AmazonSmile, you can donate to your favorite nonprofit organization, such as The Paramount, at no extra cost to you.

It may sound too good to be true, but it’s really that simple. AmazonSmile is operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.

The Paramount Theater is already registered as a charitable organization on AmazonSmile. In order to donate a percentage of your purchase price to the Theater, go to, where you can sign in using your account. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you can select The Paramount Theater as your organization of choice, and Amazon will remember your selection. Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are marked as “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages.

Using AmazonSmile is just one of many ways you can support The Paramount. To speak with someone about making a gift, please contact Chris Faulkner, Major Gifts Officer, at (434) 293-1009 or email As always, The Paramount is grateful for its supporters, who make it possible for the Theater to put on free events, subsidize ticket costs and provide financial assistance to students via the Arts Education Program, and so much more!