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Giving to United Way of the Bluegrass is simple thanks to our participation in the community giving programs of Kroger and Amazon Smile.

With every qualified purchase you make at your local Kroger store or online at Amazon Smile, a percentage is given to United Way of the Bluegrass to help support programs in Central Kentucky.

To Register for Kroger Community Rewards…

1. Link your Kroger Plus Card account by visiting the Community Rewards page:

2. Click “enroll” and enter “United Way of the Bluegrass” into the search bar, or enter our number 13873.

3. Make your regular purchases using your Kroger Plus Card. It’s that simple!

Make sure to re-register every year in August!


To register for Amazon Smile…

1. Create an Amazon account by visiting

2. If you already have an account, visit and enter United Way of the Bluegrassto find us. You can also access our site directly here.

3. Shop as usual! 

Amazon Smile provides the exact same products and secure checkout from Amazon. The Amazon Smile foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to United Way of the Bluegrass each quarter. 

Make sure to shop for purchases to qualify!


Thanks for shopping and supporting United Way of the Bluegrass!