Saturday, August 23, 2014

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge





The #icebucketchallenge is a brilliant campaign that has raised awareness worldwide about ALS as well as money to research and find a cure.

Here is a video playlist of some of my favorite celebrity ice bucket challenges. Enjoy!

#alsicebucketchallenge




What is ALS?

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neurons reach from the brain to the spinal cord and from the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. The progressive degeneration of the motor neurons in ALS eventually leads to their death. When the motor neurons  die, the ability of the brain to initiate and control muscle movement is lost. With voluntary muscle action progressively affected, patients in the later stages of the disease may become totally paralyzed.

(Taken from www.alsa.org)


For more information and to donate, click here.

#StrikeOutALS



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