What you see above is the photo of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pouring a bucket of Ice on himself and he is not the only one. The Internet and social media are abuzz with videos of celebrities, sportsmen, athletes and tech CEOs pouring buckets of Ice on themselves. This, ladies and gentlemen, is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
In case you are clueless about what is happening. ALS Ice Bucket challenge is basically a fun activity for a good case. Once you are challenged, you have to pour a bucket full of ice onto yourself or donate $100 (or both if you want) to The ALS Association. ALS Association is an organization helping patients with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a disease with no cure and terminal . The patient suffering from ALS starts losing motor neurons which control muscle movements resulting in paralysis in later stage and eventual death.
This activity, has gone viral over the Internet and has resulted in a $4M donation to the ALS Association in less than a month. From Soccer Players to Basketball giants to Oprah Winfrey, several famous and glamorous people have soaked themselves Wet for a Good Cause.
Check out some of the ICE Bucket Challenge Videos
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
2. Dwayne Johnson – The Rock
3. Justin Timberlake
4. Jennifer Lopez
5. Bill Gates
6. Robert Downey Jr.
7. Mark Zuckerberg
8. Lebron James
9. Neymar Jr
10. Paul Bissonette (best challenge yet!)
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