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Awesome in Action on Amazon Smile

Nick and Jeff Bezos could be twins!

Do you know about Amazon Smile?

Awesome in Action is a registered charity with Amazon Smile! This means that when you select Awesome in Action as your charity to support, and shop using smile.amazon.com 0.5% of your purchases go directly to support Awesome in Action.

Every quarter Nick currently receives $40-50 in donations from Amazon Smile because of amazing supporters who have selected Awesome in Action as their charity. If you are looking for a charity to support through Amazon Smile, please consider selecting Awesome in Action.

We directly rely on contributions and fundraising from the community to run Awesome in Action and every little bit helps!

If you don’t already use them, extensions like Smile Always (available on the Chrome Web Store) or Amazon Smiley (available on the Firefox Web Store) will redirect you to smile.amazon.com automatically any time you go to amazon.com!

These extensions help if you sometimes forget to use smile.amazon.com.

Thank you for your support and message us if you have any questions about Amazon Smile.

Here is the direct link to Awesome in Action on Amazon Smile https://smile.amazon.com/ch/82-1490778

Thanks for supporting Nick and Awesome in Action!

2021 Compassion Film Festival

UPDATE: Due to concerns about rising COVID-19 cases, the in person film festival has been cancelled, but the virtual film festival will still take place August 13th to 22nd. Nick is working to see if he will be able to do a virtual workshop during the online event.

Nick and the Awesome in Action team are thrilled to announce that a short film directed/edited by Jaime Peak and produced by Cindy Peak has been accepted for the 2021 Compassion Film Festival!

The short film Awesome in Action is 21 minutes long and focuses on Nick’s story and his journey to become an author and activist.

“The mission of the Compassion Film Festival is to create a mode of compassionate living by screening inspirational films, presentations, and workshops that provide vision, education, tools, and resources for individuals to cultivate compassionate actions in their lives.”

The film festival is in person August 13th to 15th and online August 16th to 22nd and takes place in Carbondale, Colorado.

Nick will be attending the film festival in person. Nick is excited to announce that he will have a table at the festival with information about Awesome in Action and will be presenting a workshop on Saturday, August 14th. Nick’s workshop will involve of a new version of his Anyone Can Be a Hero presentation.

Nick and his team believe that Compassion Film Festival’s mission aligns with his own, and he hopes he can continue to spark a shift in the way we think about abilities by spreading his message of inclusivity and diversity.

We hope to see you in August!