One of the most viral philanthropic social-media campaigns in history has reached our family too. We were about to board an international flight when both of my children were called out by their friends on Facebook to accept the Ice Bucket Challenge for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the deadly neurological condition commonly known as Lou […]

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What’s better than a cold pint of beer on a hot summer day? A cold pint of beer that helps out a good cause. Ales for ALS is a program that gives breweries around the country a chance to raise money for ALS research while doing what they do best: brewing beer. ALS.Triplehorn The Triplehorn […]

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ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin has drowned in a diving tragedy only weeks after seeing the challenge go viral across the web. Griffin, 27, died after leaping from the roof of a bar in the Massachusetts town of Nantucket, last weekend. According to the Boston Globe, the financier dived from the top of […]

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INDIANAPOLIS – In all honesty, you would probably pick out his nails before the initials. Standing in front of a couple of cameras Friday afternoon at Victory Field, a reporter asked Tony Sanchez about his fingernails which were colored in bright yellow and pink. “It’s making sure the pitchers can see my fingers,” said the […]

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New mother Olivia Wilde joined the growing ranks of celebrities who have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but she decided to do it her way: with icy breast milk. That was what she at first claimed it was, anyway, claiming that she could not “find any water.” Olivia Wilde (Her, House), 30, is a […]

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The ALS Association has raised $79.7 million to combat Lou Gehrig’s Disease since July 29, as the Ice Bucket Challenge continues to encourage people around the world to dump ice over their heads and send in money. The organization raised just $2.5 million during the same period last year. The Ice Bucket Challenge, which began […]

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Unless you live under a rock, you’ve undoubtedly seen many videos of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. There are many creative videos of people dumping ice buckets that have certainly created much awareness for ALS. I’ve learned a great deal about ALS from the associated comments and articles. I was recently challenged by my friend […]

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Log onto most social media websites and it is hard to avoid the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Videos of friends, politicians and celebrities are flooding newsfeeds with the goal of calling attention to and raising money to fight amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. But while some people are considering […]

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Pete Frates can no longer speak. But in the last two and a half weeks, a video posted on Facebook by Mr. Frates, a 29-year-old former college baseball player, has inspired people like Bill Gates, LeBron James, Chris Christie and Taylor Swift to dump a bucket of ice on their heads and speak out for […]

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