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Now you can shop online and help support Scotts Valley Senior Life (SVSL) at the same time! These select merchants will make a small donation to SVSL when you shop online at their websites at no cost to you or SVSL. Support SVSL by starting your shopping at these online merchants.

Simply sign up with these merchants and be sure to select Scotts Valley Senior Life as “your cause.” Then visit these merchants’ websites when you shop online for any merchandise, from gifts to groceries, and special occasions to everyday necessities. The more you shop, the more donations SVSL will receive.

Participating Merchants

To add a new merchant to this group, please contact the webmaster.


How to Sign Up

Amazon Smile

  1. Visit smile.amazon.com. (The Amazon Smile shopping experience is the same as Amazon.com’s, and most products available on Amazon.com are available at Amazon Smile.)
  2. Sign in, search for, and choose “Montevalle Community Life” as your charitable organization. (Since early 2016, Montevalle Community Life has been doing business as Scotts Valley Senior Life.)
  3. Shop for your favorite products or the perfect gift.
  4. Check out normally. No extra cost is passed on to you. Amazon.com will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to SVSL!
  5. After successfully completing a purchase on Amazon Smile, share the news with your friends on Facebook, Twitter or via email by clicking this option on your order confirmation page that displays after your order is complete.

Welzoo

  1. Visit www.welzoo.com/signup
  2. Enter “Montevalle Community Life” in the search field for the list of non-profit organizations, then click the search icon. (Since early 2016, Montevalle Community Life is doing business as Scotts Valley Senior Life.)
  3. In the CHARITY NAME section, click Scotts Valley enior Life to make SVSL your cause.
  4. To create an account, click Sign up with Email (or Facebook). If you already have an account, click Login.
  5. Complete your Profile.
  6. Make www.welzoo.com your web browser’s “home page” by following the instructions on the screen. Then each time you browse the Internet, Welzoo donates to SVSL.

iGive

  1. Visit igive.com to create an account. Fill out the account form, then click Join Now. If you are already a member, click member sign-in in the upper right corner of the screen to login.
  2. To select your cause, enter “Scotts Valley Senior Life” in the search box and click the search button. Click Select.
  3. After logging in to iGive.com, each time you either search the Internet or shop online at iGive.com, iGive donates to SVSL.
  4. Optionally, to save time shopping online, install the iGive button on your browser toolbar. Click the iGive button to automatically tell stores to support SVSL, without logging in to your iGive.com account. Don’t miss the available coupons listed, too.
  5. To shop with an iPhone, iPad or Android, visit the App Store and search for “iGive” to download the free iGive App.
  6. To search the Internet without logging in, visit isearch.igive.com/. Enter “Scotts Valley Senior Life” in the Cause field and click Find Causes.

Web Browser Technical Notes

  • » To ensure your purchases are tracked properly and associated with SVSL, make sure your browser is set to “accept cookies.”
  • » Add each merchant’s website address to your safe/trusted websites monitored by your pop-up blockers and personal firewall.
  • » The use of the protection software “Ad Block” and “Ghostery” may prevent online merchants from working properly.
  • » Firefox users on MAC:  Some online merchant stores will not work with the Norton Identity Toolbar.

More Ways to Donate

Of course you can always donate to SVSL using the more traditional methods described on our Donate page.

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