Update: #ALS #IceBucketChallenge has raised more than $22 million raised #CrazyAwesome

Our post yesterday, Despite Naysayers, #ALS #IceBucketChallenge raises awareness… and a buttload of money #$15Million, now needs an update since the amount of money raised for the Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association continues to skyrocket. Daily News reports that ALSA now reports that it has raised more than 22 million dollars from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

Between July 29 and Aug. 19, the association received $22.9 million in donations, according to a press release. Over the same period last year, it raised $1.9 million. That’s an increase of more than 1100%.

The money has come from 453,210 new donors along with existing ones, the association reported.

See CauseScience posts about the Ice Bucket Challenge, including us doing it!

 

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