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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - TED Talk

Discussion in 'Fundraising' started by Wally, Dec 3, 2014.

  1. Wally

    Wally Senior Member

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    Here is a recent TED Talk by Nancy Fretas, the mother of Pete Fretas who was the ALS patient that was the impetus for the ALS Ice Bucket Advocacy/Fundraising Challenge. This challenge has raised over $120 million since it started in 2014. They estimate that an additional $40 million will be raised by the end of the year.



    As a side note, Sylvia Burwell (Secretary of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services - HHS) had a family member who passed away from ALS.
    http://www.benefitspro.com/2014/04/11/burwell-has-insurance-ties
     
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  2. Never Give Up

    Never Give Up Collecting improvements, until there's a cure.

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    Wow.
     
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    Close to my heart............my dad passed from ALS
     
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