Top 35 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

Courts & Sports

The Ice Bucket Challenge is all the rage.  The “challenge” is simple.  Once challenged, you donate $100 or douse yourself with iced water, record it and pass the challenge on to others via social media.  It all started with Pete Frates, a former baseball player at Boston College who has been living with ALS since 2012. He floated the idea and his former teammates, as well as other Boston-area athletes, who took him up on it. It was noticed and covered by local media and that attention, along with social media’s viral nature, launched it onto a much larger stage.

The campaign is clearly working. The ALS Association reports that it, and its 38 chapters, received $4 million in donations in just two weeks. Last year during that same time period, July 29-August 12, the association brought in $1.1 million.  Great news for the 12,000 Americans who have the disease…

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