Erica and Liz do the #icebucketchallenge for ALS awareness

Yesterday I was nominated by Laura to participate in the #icebucketchallenge sweeping the online and social media platforms as a form of ALS awareness and fundraiser.

I gladly accepted the #icebucketchallenge only after I made my donation and nominated my friend, Liz, who did the challenge with me, as well as friends Jason and Renée.

Here’s the fun part!

 

For all the naysayers, the proof is in the numbers. While it may seem like a fad, the awareness this campaign has raised for this little-talked about disease and the millions of dollars in donations it has generated, is epic.

Also, there’s this guy. Anthony Carbajal.

If you are accepting an #icebucketchallenge of your own, please donate. I’ve created a personal fundraising page for ALS Canada at www.als.ca or you can also donate at www.alsa.org.

About Erica

Erica writes with humour and heart about family, #fit40s and living life in the carpool lane. Part-time banker by day and Netflix-addicted-cake-decorator by night, Erica's in-between time is spent dreaming up ways to ruin her kids' lives. Obviously.
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