Recent Articles by Amy McDonald
Published: Monday, September 15, 2014 11:40 am MDT
A growing movement in higher education is trying to teach empathy.
Published: Saturday, September 6, 2014 12:14 pm MDT
For recent college grads, sometimes doing an unpaid internship for a nonprofit is a nonoption.
Published: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 2:07 pm MDT
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.
Published: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 9:58 am MDT
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 ...
Published: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 4:13 pm MDT
Some people love it, some hate it. Here are some people who used the ice bucket challenge for causes outside ALS.
Published: Friday, August 22, 2014 9:56 am MDT
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.
Published: Friday, August 22, 2014 8:43 am MDT
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...
Published: Friday, August 15, 2014 12:56 pm MDT
How to respond to homelessness in your neighborhood? One couple hired them.
Published: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 9:38 am MDT
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. ...
Published: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 9:37 am MDT
A university president decided to take a pay cut of $90,000 to help give the school's lowest-paid workers a higher wage.