ALS ice bucket challenge

ALS ice bucket challenge

Carole Morris-Underhill

What began as a small campaign in the United States several weeks ago has gone viral, raising huge amounts of money for ALS (or Lou Gehrig’s Disease) – a progressive neuromuscular disease in which nerve cells die leaving voluntary muscles paralyzed.

For the ALS Society of Nova Scotia, more than $40,000 has been raised in just 10 days by people accepting the challenge.

 

Capt. Brian Barker surprised Rick Sellars with some ice before the Brooklyn firefighters started their ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Aug. 21.

Central takes on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

September 06, 2014 - 9 h 58

Neil McLellan, the store manager of Central Home Improvement in Windsor, and Ian Skelhorn, the store’s operations manager, recently braved an icy bath when they took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge....

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Central takes on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Middleton town council makes bucket list

September 08, 2014 - 11 h 39

Middleton town council was chillin' on Friday evening, as it accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge.

Mayor Calvin Eddy, Deputy Mayor Dan Smith, Councillors Marc Britney, Melinda Denhaan, Gail...

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Middleton town council makes bucket list

Ice bucket challenge a social media sensation

August 25, 2014 - 10 h 45

By now, one would be hard pressed to find someone who has not seen or heard about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

It's seemingly everywhere, and seemingly, everyone is doing it.

It's also...

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Acadia students take the ALS ice bucket challenge

August 22, 2014 - 9 h 37

Acadia University students Sarah Henry, left, and Sarah Atkinson have challenged four local politicians to the ALS ice bucket challenge.

They gathered their friends Aug. 21 in Willow Park, Wolfville,...

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