3 Simple and Convenient Ways to Support Amigos When You Shop:

Amazon Smile

Donate to Amigos de Bolsa Chica every time you shop with Amazon by using Amazon Smile. Go to https://smile.amazon.com/ and designate the Amigos as the charity you support. That’s it, your done. You can also go to http://smile.amazon.com/ch/33-0752003 to start shopping. If you use this link, you can simply keep it in your bookmarks and you will not have to register or designate Amigos de Bolsa Chica as the organization you want to support before you shop. Either way, Amazon will automatically donate a .05% of your purchase to Amigos de Bolsa Chica. It could not be easier. Start shopping with Amazon Smile today!


e-Scrip is a year-round way for you to contribute to the Amigos without having to carry an extra card to show when you shop. Here is how it works: Go to www.escrip.com. Click on the sign up link on the top of the page. Complete the registration and set up a user name and password. Choose the Amigos de Bolsa Chica as one of the groups you want to support. Register one or more credit or debit cards and that is it. When you use the cards that you registered, e-Scrip merchants make a donation to Amigos de Bolsa Chica. Shop online, buy groceries, or dine out to make a difference for the Amigos. On the e-Scrip website you can look to see what businesses, both online and in the community, help you to support the Amigos.

Ralph’s Community Contribution

Ralphs Community Contribution Program makes it possible to donate every time you shop at Ralphs. All you need is a Rewards or a Plus card and an online account. If you have a Rewards or a Plus card, go to https://www.ralphs.com/ and sign in to your account, select the My Account tab to confirm your address and phone number, then select the Amigos de Bolsa Chica as the organization that you wish to support. The Amigos de Bolsa Chica will now display in the Ralphs Community Contribution Program section of your account. Simply use your card every time you shop for Ralphs discounts, and the Amigos will get a small contribution. The Amigos should also appear at the bottom of your store receipts. If you have not yet set up your online account go to https://www.ralphs.com/topic/community-contribution-2 and follow the instructions.

The activities of the Amigos de Bolsa Chica are supported entirely from dues, private donations, grants and fund-raisers. Like any organization or business, the Amigos must meet the costs of staff payroll, utilities, office rent, insurance, educational materials and a myriad of other expenses that are necessary to fulfill our pledge to preserve and restore the Bolsa Chica, and to educate people about the importance of wetlands. You can help inform and educate the public, young and old, about the value of wetlands by joining the Amigos de Bolsa Chica. All contributions to Amigos de Bolsa Chica are tax-deductible (FIN 33-0752003) as allowed by law under IRS Code Section 501(c)3.