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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A growing movement in higher education is trying to teach empathy.
For recent college grads, sometimes doing an unpaid internship for a nonprofit is a nonoption.
For the middle class, things like laundry and tampons aren't hard to come by. But for someone living below the poverty threshold, these regular household items may just have to come last.
Some people can't afford to do their laundry, and that doesn't bode well for a society that insists on clean, good-smelling professionals. Laundry Love, a nationwide nonprofit, helps restore dignity by helping ...
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.