ALS ice bucket challenge - updates

Rappler's latest stories on ALS ice bucket challenge


'Ice Bucket Challenge' passes $100-M mark

Aug 30, 2014 - 8:02 AM

Between July 29 and August 29 100 9 million had been raised in donations compared with 2 8 million during the same period last year

Angara bill to help patients with ALS, rare diseases

Aug 28, 2014 - 4:56 PM

Aside from filing the bill Senator Sonny Angara also accepts the ALS ice bucket challenge

Filipino tycoons join ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’

Aug 27, 2014 - 8:03 AM

UPDATED Megaworld’s Andrew Tan AIM president Steven DeKrey and McDonald’s Philippines’ president Kenneth Yang have donated to the cause Will other Filipino business leaders follow suit?

Rappler takes up the #IceBucketChallenge, and tags...

Aug 26, 2014 - 10:52 AM

Guess which newsmakers we ve challenged to help increase awareness about the ALS disease

SPLASH. Members of the Rappler team take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

FAST FACTS: ALS and the ice bucket challenge

Aug 25, 2014 - 7:09 PM

Not all those who join the video challenge know what ALS is or what the video is all about Here are some facts you need to know about the disease and the ice bucket challenge

Indonesian celebrities take on ALS ice bucket challenge

Aug 25, 2014 - 1:57 PM

President elect Joko Widodo and losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have been challenged as well

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED. Famous Indonesian personalities take on the ALS ice bucket challenge.

Scotland leaders in last independence TV debate

Aug 24, 2014 - 11:44 PM

The campaign on both sides has adopted a lighter tone in recent days with leading figures taking on the ice bucket challenge

DEBATE NO. 1. Leader of the 'Better Together' campaign and former British minister Alistair Darling (R) gestures as he speaks during an STV live television debate on Scottish independence with Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond (L) and moderated by Bernard Ponsonby (C) in Glasgow, Scotland on August 5, 2014. Peter Devlin/Pool/EPA

Why I refuse to join the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 22, 2014 - 4:51 PM

Weeks have passed and the ALS Foundation has earned more than US 15M thanks to the viral campaign but at what real cost?

Man behind Ice Bucket Challenge dies

Aug 22, 2014 - 10:29 AM

Corey Griffin 27 helped popularize the trend in which people either pledge 100 to ALS research or record themselves getting drenched by frigid water then post the stunt online and challenge others to do the same

ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE. Ken Little, VP Engineering at Tumblr, Katherine Barna, Head of Communications at Tumblr, and Lee Brown, Head of Global Sales at Tumblr accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge during the ringing of the opening bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite on August 21, 2014 in New York City. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images/AFP

US diplomats banned from Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 22, 2014 - 9:01 AM

Federal government ethics rules prevent those in high public office such as ambassadors from doing things for private gain no matter how worthy the cause is

FOR A GOOD CAUSE. Celebrities unite to raise money for ALS, but US diplomats won't be joining in. Screengrabs from YouTube and Facebook

WATCH: Nonito Donaire puts own spin on Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 20, 2014 - 2:37 PM

Wary of complaints that water was being wasted and that money wasn’t being donated Donaire put his own spin on the Ice Bucket Challenge and raised 5 000 in the process

DUNKED FOR A CAUSE. Nonito Donaire Jr. had a bit of fun with his spin on the Ice Bucket Challenge. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

WATCH: Chris Algieri dares Pacquiao to Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 19, 2014 - 4:02 PM

Chris Algieri won’t step in the ring with Manny Pacquiao until November 23 but that didn’t stop him from issuing an early challenge

COLD CHALLENGE. Chris Algieri soaks in ice water moments after issuing the Ice Bucket Challenge to the Pacman. Screenshot from Instagram