Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
"We have never seen anything like this in the history of the disease,” said Barbara Newhouse, President and CEO of The ALS Association.
"While the monetary donations are absolutely incredible,” said Newhouse, “the visibility that this disease is getting as a result of the challenge is truly invaluable. People who have never before heard of ALS are now engaged in the fight to find treatments and a cure for ALS."
Here are a few locals we know that have completed the challenge :
- Band Director, Marie Dewar
- Ambridge Connection , Alan Freed
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