You can donate financially:

  • via PayPal
  • via Benevity
  • via our camp fundraiser on GoFundMe
  • by check (make check payable to EARS - mail to 2744 Pinehurst Drive, Bloomington, IN 47403)
  • or by shopping and selecting us on AmazonSmile

About AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.

Every item available for purchase on is also available on AmazonSmile ( at the same price. You will see eligible products marked "Eligible for AmazonSmile donation" on their product detail pages.

Go to this link to start donations from your Amazon shopping to YOTA in the Americas.

NEW! Amazon Smile is now also available on the Amazon shopping app!  Open the app, select settings, and turn on Amazon Smile!


YOTA in the Americas is funded through Electronic Applications Radio Service (EARS), Inc., an Indiana and 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to education and service through wireless technologies.  Donations made to EARS go directly to fund YOTA in the Americas camp expenses, and are eligible to be tax deductible.  Check with your tax professional. A receipt with the appropriate tax ID numbers is available upon request.

EARS is an already an established 501c3 organization that is volunteering to support YOTA in the Americas projects.  Their assistance makes your contributions tax deductible, and made it possible to start supporting our camps immediately.  EARS shares officers with YOTA in the Americas to ensure proper allocation of funds.

Double Multiplier!

The matching fundraiser has now expired.  Thanks to everyone who donated, we were able to get the entire $4000 match!  Thanks to Steve McGrane, KM9G for making the matching contribution. 

Your donations will go toward camp expenses.  Unused funds will go toward the following year's camp.