als ice bucket challenge
That spirit of beauty overcoming the beast is what charged ALS activist Suzi Hoffman-Kipp to create an LA-based Art for ALS
One year and $100 million later...
Although designated an "orphan disease" because it affects less than 200,000 Americans, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) saw millions of benefactors stand tall last year to douse themselves with ice water in support of a cure. The numbers were staggering.
Will there ever be another wildly successful challenge like the Ice Bucket Challenge last summer? I'm sure of it. Somewhere out there is the next great challenge fundraiser that will raise more than $200 million.
All diseases are bad, but I've seen ALS up close and personal for nine years and it is horrific. My partner and husband Randy died in 2014 and he was only 41. He was young and vital and this disease slowly took over and killed him in the cruelest way imaginable. We need to find a cure now.
Remember this time last year when everyone’s congresswoman, favorite singer and probably a distant cousin or 10 was dumping
And as much as the cynics of the cynics of slacktivism might disagree, your vocality is continuing to draw awareness to whatever cause you are talking about. And that is key: change can only come when people care.
Larry Stogner has been a reporter at WTVD in Raleigh since 1976 bringing viewers stories from inside and out of the station. He decided last week he’d tell his last story and it would be a very personal one.
“Larry is the dean of our Eyewitness newsroom and the patriarch of the ABC11 family,” she said, according to Raleigh's WRAL
At the start of every New Year, many make resolutions and most having every intention of keeping them. However, as the days and weeks pass they often are forgotten or set aside, replaced with the activities of everyday life!
Carbajal said he's "doing well for the most part," though he's aware of the changes that are happening in his legs and arms