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Purposity Uses App Technology To Connect Donors With Low-Income Students

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Purposityis an app that helps Treasure Valley social workers use crowdfunding to raise money to by essential products like clothes, toiletries and and other daily necessities for low-income students. Idaho Matters learns how social media, crowdfunding and mobile apps have coalesced to meet the needs of area students with Jill Matthews from the State Department of Education and social worker Sydney Sasser.

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