AMAZON SMILE  When you are shopping on Amazon, use Amazon Smile, and designate Bates as your Charity. Amazon Smile will donate 0.5% of your purchases to the Bates PTA.  1. Go to 2. Sign in toyour Amazon account (If you are new to Amazon, you will need to create an account). 3. Under “Select a Charity”, go to “pick your own”, and type in “Bates Middle School”. 4. Select “Wiley H. Bates Middle School PTA”.  5. You must shop through Amazon Smile *not Amazon* for Bates PTA to receive donations.