Ice Bucket Challenge raises more than $40M for ALS

August 21, 2014 5:53 PM

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Ice Bucket Challenge raises more than $40M for ALS

The ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" social phenomenon is still going strong, filling news feeds and helping to raise nearly $42 million since July 29.

As of Thursday, the ALS Association raised $41.8 million dollars compared with $2.1 million during the same period last year. The fundraising total has increased more than $25 million this week. The association has nearly 740,000 new donors.

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