So far, the #IceBucketChallenge has raised over 5.5 million dollars. We would consider this a successful fundraiser:) #ALS
If you thought that the only thing on your Facebook Newsfeed right now was videos of people dumping buckets of ice water over their heads, that’s because the only thing on your Facebook Newsfeed right now is videos of people dumping buckets of ice water over their heads.
Facebook told TIME a whopping 1.2 million unique videos related to the Ice Bucket Challenge have been posted on the social media site.
Most of us know about the Ice Bucket Challenge as a way to raise awareness for ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. People have been challenging everyone from their grandpa to Bill Gates to either dump a bucket of ice water over their head or donate $100 to an ALS-related charity. The movement has raised more than $5.5 million for the ALS Association since July 29, compared to $32,000 in the same period last year.
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