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Ice bucket donations raise to over $94.3 million

Posted: Monday, Sep 1st, 2014

Grafton High School football coaches taking the bone-chilling ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last Monday. Pictured left to right are coach Mark Yoho, head coach Drew Toth and coach Mickey Foley.

GRAFTON The rapid rise in donations to the ALS Association, is in part, due to the social media craze called the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

The association has received $94.3 million in donations compared to $2.7 million during this same time last year.

Everyone, from children to celebrities have challenged each other to pour a bucket of ice water over their heads, or refuse the challenge and donate $100 to ALS.

For the complete article see the 09-01-2014 issue.

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