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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

Want more info? Read this helpful guide.

Ice Bucket How-to Teaser

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What does The ALS Assocation do?
  2. How has the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge accelerated research?
  3. How do I donate?

Read the answers to these and other important questions related to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, The ALS Association and how your support is making a difference in the fight against this disease.

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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Keep track of your impact

One Dollar Difference

Want to create your own webpage to keep track of the donations you collect during the #ALSIceBucketChallenge? Are you an employer looking to match the donations from your employees who give to support the #ALSIceBucketChallenge? One Dollar Difference is a unique, easy-to-use, and fun way you can #ChallengeALS anywhere you are! Personalize your own webpage; share it with friends, colleagues, and your social network; and keep track of the gifts you receive to benefit the fight against ALS!

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You took the #ALSIceBucketChallenge, now what?

Participate. Advocate. Donate. Help create a world without ALS. Get involved today!

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Join the worldwide movement to end ALS!

Your #ALSIceBucketChallenge donation gives help and hope to those with ALS. From collaborative ALS research to clinical care and services to public policy initiatives that ensure federal funding for ALS research and care, your gift is critical in the fight to find the cure. Please give generously. Thank you!

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