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2014-09-17 23:03:55

Viral phenomenon comes to Hudson County to build awareness for the ALS Association. CarePoint Health employees raised close to $15,000 in fund raising event. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 CarePoint Health became the latest organization to join the viral phenomenon when over 150 CarePoint Health employees participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money and awareness for the ALS Association. The event took place on September 9, 2014, on the front lawn of Bayonne Medical Center....

2014-09-15 23:11:46

Cloud-based SDS and chemical management solutions provider to host Ice Bucket Challenge at NSC Congress and Expo in San Diego (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 SiteHawk, a leading provider of cloud-based SDS and chemical data management solutions will be holding an Ice Bucket Challenge at the annual NSC Congress and Expo in San Diego. The company has pledged to donate up to $125 per challenge to the ALS Association to help fight amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) disease. SiteHawk’s Ice...

2014-09-10 23:11:35

On Friday, August 22nd, USBSI employees gathered outside USBSI headquarters to witness their managers partake in a cause that has swept the nation’s social media outlets, known as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. City of Industry, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 US Bankcard Services, Inc. has taken to its heels to join the millions of people who have successfully taken on the Ice Bucket Challenge. USBSI pledged to donate to the ALS Association and raise awareness by uploading a video of its...

2014-09-04 16:24:58

BEVERLY HILLS, California, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to Tom Light from FashionTV's challenge to promote ALS research, Ferrari Race Car Test Pilot and Gumball3000 "TeamWolfPack" member Josh Cartu [http://joshcartu.info ] received four full buckets of ice thrown over his head by 300 Rise of an Empire star Sullivan Stapleton [http://youtu.be/ntz2elXUS34 ] outside the 4 Seasons Hotel earlier this week in Budapest. "Cold - yet very refreshing," commented Cartu...

2014-09-04 08:29:45

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By now, most people are familiar with the ALS ice bucket challenge that is sweeping the globe. But, what about the champagne challenge? This ALS fundraiser involves a partnership between the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter and Tendil & Lombardi Champagne. Prior to the countless Facebook videos of people dousing themselves with ice water, people and families living with ALS in the Philadelphia area were also using ice...

2014-09-03 23:03:30

Atlanta-based automotive marketing firm Force Marketing will field a team in the upcoming Walk to Defeat ALS in Atlanta, taking place on Saturday, September 13 to benefit the ALS Association Georgia Chapter. ATLANTA, GEORGIA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Force Marketing, a leading provider of automotive marketing services to auto dealers and Tier II organizations across North America, will be participating in the upcoming Atlanta Walk to Defeat ALS to contribute to the fight against...

2014-08-26 23:01:08

Judi Hubbard has cared for numerous ALS patients in her career as a physical therapist and now it will be a labor of love for her husband Tom, who was diagnosed with the disease in 2012. Their Ice Bucket Challenge video inspired ACC to make a $2,500 donation to the ALS Association in support of the Inland Empire Walk to Defeat ALS. Orange County, California (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 American Career College faculty member Judi Hubbard, MSPT has enjoyed a successful career as a physical...

2014-08-26 16:27:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As of Tuesday, August 26, The ALS Association has received $88.5 million in donations compared to $2.6 million during the same time period last year (July 29 to August 26). These donations have come from existing donors and 1.9 million new donors to The Association, which is incredibly grateful for this tremendous outpouring of support. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131211/MM32178LOGO ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's...

2014-08-22 23:05:25

The Allegheny Health ALS program is western Pennsylvania’s first to achieve ALS Association recognition for high quality care. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The ALS Association, along with its Western Pennsylvania Chapter, has designated the ALS Center at Allegheny Health Network as a Certified Treatment Center of Excellence. The Center, based at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), is the only ALS treatment program in western Pennsylvania recognized by the ALS Association for...

2014-08-20 16:23:06

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BMI Elite, a full-service marketing agency headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., partook in a company-wide Ice Bucket Challenge on Monday and rose over $3,000 for the ALS Association. Last Friday, BMI Founder and CEO Brandon Rosen accepted his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in the BMI parking lot and instead of nominating three other individuals as is customary, nominated the entire agency to do the same or donate to the ALS Association. On...


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