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Two years later, Ice Bucket Challenge yields huge dose of hope for Minnesotans with ALS

Date Posted: Saturday, July 30, 2016

People who had waited a year or more for gear to help them live more independently can now get a key piece of equipment delivered within days.


At the time, the Ice Bucket Challenge was derided by many as little more than a marketing gimmick, a feel-good way for celebrities and others to appear altruistic without having to do much of anything. Critics pointed out that many of those who posted videos never even mentioned the disease or how to help the cause.