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

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Purposity is 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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Hi! I’m Gemma Gaudette, the host of the award-winning show, Idaho Matters. During the day you’ll find me researching and writing about all the fascinating topics we tackle on our show. And of course, at noon, each weekday you’ll find me live behind the microphone as Idaho Matters airs.