Spokesperson: ‘Ice bucket challenge’ nets $2.3M since July 29 for ALS research

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ALS, also referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is an incurable, degenerative disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. (Credit: News 12)

The “ice bucket challenge” that has been blowing up social media feeds in recent weeks has been wildly successful in raising money and awareness for the ALS Association.

The viral challenge involves nominating friends to either donate to ALS research or dump a bucket of ice water on their head for the Internet to see.

A spokesperson for the ALS Association says they have received $2.3...

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