November 6th, 2014

CNN and Amazon Partner for CNN Heroes Online Donations

Supporters can now contribute to the CNN Heroes’ designated Non-Profit Organizations through Amazon Payments

In advance of the global premiere of CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute on Sunday, December 7th at 8 pm ET, CNN and Amazon have teamed up to enable people around the world to donate to this year’s Top Ten CNN Heroes and their causes by using Amazon Payments.

Now, through December 31, 2014, supporters can make online donations to the CNN Heroes’ designated nonprofit organizations by clicking the ‘Donate with Amazon’ buttons on CNNHeroes.com and on each of the Top Ten Heroes’ individual story pages. Amazon Payments is a fast, easy and secure way to donate online using the payment information stored in a user’s Amazon account.  All donations are tax-deductible in the United States.

CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute is the only gala of its kind. The star-studded show brings out the brightest stars to honor individuals who are making extraordinary contributions to help improve the lives of others. Hosted by Anderson Cooper, CNN Heroes returns to New York City’s American Museum of Natural History.

Now in its eighth year, CNN Heroes has received over 50,000 submissions from more than 100 countries and profiled over 200 heroes doing extraordinary work. For more information about the Top 10 CNN Heroes, visit: CNNHeroes.com.

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Press Contact: April Andrews, 404-291-4344, april.andrews@cnn.com