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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Recent violence between Israel and Gaza has had an alarming amount of casualties. Many of them are children.
A new initiative from the Obama administration is targeting high poverty areas across the country and giving them first priority for federal funding.
What makes people want to give away their money? Research shows there are a few key factors, and organizations seeking donations can take note.
Want to join the Peace Corps? Good news. The application process just got a little easier.
A child in India is more likely to be malnourished than a child in a country such as Zimbabwe or Somalia, where poverty and lack of food are much more rampant. Studies show that poor sanitation may be the cause...
Obama and Congress are discussing possible solutions for the thousands of children crossing the border alone.
A new study from Pew reveals that of the thousands of children migrating to the U.S. without their parents, many are coming from poverty-ridden, conflict-prone areas in Central America.
Pew released a study last week revealing that most political conservatives think the poor "have it easy."
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 turned 50 Wednesday— here's what you need to know to commemorate and improve race relations today.
What it would be like to eat on the same budget of 47 million Americans living on food stamps — just $4 a day.