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Why I’m taking the #ALSIceBucketChallenge this August

Sarah Caldwell was 16 years old when she lost her father to ALS. She knows all too well the difference YOU can make in the fight against ALS. That’s why Sarah is asking you to join her and participate in the 2015 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Every August until a cure!

The #ALSIceBucketChallenge is back!

This August…and every August until there’s a cure.

  1. 1
    Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
  2. 2
    Record your video, challenging three or more friends
  3. 3
    Post to social media with #ALSIceBucketChallenge
  4. 4
    Give to advance the fight against ALS

So you want to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?
Watch How To Ice Bucket

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Putting your ice bucket dollars to work

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The ALS Association is grateful for the generous outpouring of support from people all over the globe. From advancing global research, to providing programs and services for people living with the disease, to urging Congress to expand support of ALS care and research, learn how your dollars are making a difference.

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Want to save water?

The ALS Association offers these three ways to be drought conscious when taking this year's #ALSIceBucketChallenge

A Take the challenge in an existing body of water (lake or ocean, for example).
B Fill your bucket with an alternate substance like spare buttons, kale, or good karma.
C Bypass the first few steps of the challenge and donate to support the ALS community.

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Download and share social media graphics to show your support of the #ALSIceBucketChallenge

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You took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, now what?

Introducing #ChallengeALS!

There are many exciting opportunities for you to be a part of the worldwide movement to find a cure for ALS!

Attend chapter events, host a fundraiser, lend a helping hand


Urge Congress to expand its support of ALS research and care


Fund progress to help treat and cure ALS once and for all


We Can’t Stop Now

View and share this infographic about how the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has accelerated research, care services and public policy initiatives to expedite ALS treatments.

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