Throw Back Thursday two years to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which raised $220 million world-wide.
The challenge involved people pouring ice-cold water over their heads, posting video on social media, and donating funds for research on the condition. This week researchers announced that the money raised has helped identify a new gene behind the neurodegenerative disease ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Read the full article here on CBC.ca
It’s great to hear that the money raised from the viral videos is being put to good use!
Left: Denbow staff did the Ice Bucket Challenge on a big scale!