The 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Has Raised $88.5 Million (And Counting) For ALS. Now What?

August 26, 2014 7:39 PM

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Donations from the ubiquitous ice bucket challenge are still pouring in at an astounding rate and supporters want to know how their funds are going to be spent. But the answer isn’t so simple.

As of Tuesday, the ALS Association (ALSA) -- which fights Lou Gehrig’s disease by funding research, supporting people with the condition and fostering government partnerships -- had collected $88.5 million over a matter of weeks this summer from the viral social media campaign. It’s a particularly s...

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