The ALS Icebucket Challenge Has Raised Over 5.5 MIllion Dollars
August 18, 2014
You've seen it all over you're Facebook newsfeed - people participating in the ALS icebucket challenge. But how does dumping cold water on your head help the cause? The challenge has brought much needed attention and aweness to ALS, also known as Lous Gehrig's disease. The challenge has resulted in a lot of donations. Since July 29th, nearly 150,000 new donors have contributed, adding up to 5.5 million dollars. The donations are still rolling in. This is incredible, especially considering that last year at this same time, the ALS Association made only about $32,000.
Video of the "best" celebrity ice-bucket challenges.