Amy McDonald
Amy McDonald hails from sunny St. George and is a graduate of BYU where she studied journalism, American studies and international development. She has written for The Salt Lake Tribune, Utah Valley Magazine and loves hiking and running.

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Some people love it, some hate it. Here are some people who used the ice bucket challenge for causes outside ALS.
A New York photographer is taking portraits in the most impoverished places of the world to help everyone be more aware of the U.N.'s Millennium Development Goals.
Two men were shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, this month. One was unarmed, one had a knife. Heated protests in response may be the result of growing poverty in the suburban area — and the city is no...
How to respond to homelessness in your neighborhood? One couple hired them.
Two-thirds of the world's population don't have the Internet, and tech giants like Facebook and Google are attempting to change that by offering free Internet to remote countries and villages around the world. ...
A university president decided to take a pay cut of $90,000 to help give the school's lowest-paid workers a higher wage.
Tech giants like Google and Facebook are bringing free Internet to remote areas and claiming that the technology could lift millions out of poverty. But scholars are skeptical because research says technology d...
People all over the globe are taking selfies with hummus to remind people on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict of what the two groups have in common: a love of hummus.
Someone asked people to share memories of when they were poor. This is what they said.
Home to more than a thousand squatters, a half-built skyscraper in Caracas, Venezuela is being emptied out.