Ice Bucket Challenge Has Raised Millions For ALS Association
Athletes are really taking to the Ice Bucket Challenge, with everyone from LeBron Jamesto Robert Griffin IIIgetting drenched with the ice water for all to see on Instagram. The popular fundraiser promotes awareness and supports research for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, which attacks nerve cells and leads to paralysis and eventually death in just two to five years of diagnosis. A New York Times report estimates that the Ice Bucket Challenge has already raised millions for the ALS Association. Many people have accepted the challenge and nominated friends to do the same under the condition that if they don't within 24 hours, then they have to donate $100 to the ALS Association. For celebs, the donation is $10,000. Click on for a look at athletes who have accepted the challenge.