Amazon.com Announces Second Quarter Sales up 25% to $38.0 Billion
The FINANCIAL— Amazon.com, Inc. on July 27 announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2017.
Amazon donated more than 47,000 square feet of space within its newest headquarters building to Mary’s Place Family Shelter in Seattle, which will include 65 rooms to help shelter more than 200 homeless women, children, and families each night. Additionally, Amazon announced that it will match donations up to $1 million through the end of the year made to Friendship Place, a leader in the Washington, D.C., region in developing innovative solutions to end homelessness. Amazon also donated $1 million and 25,000 square feet of space within its Seattle headquarters to FareStart, a leader in transforming the lives of people who are homeless or living in poverty through its culinary job training and employment placement programs. The donations will help FareStart open five new eateries and launch a foodservice apprenticeship program to help people living in poverty obtain higher income jobs.