Top 10 Ice Bucket Challenges

Arizona Coyotes player Matt Bissonnette fulfilling the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Arizona Coyotes player Matt Bissonnette fulfilling the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge


One of the biggest social media trends is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in which participants are challenged to have a bucket of ice water poured over their heads within 24 hours of being called out or wind up donating to the Amyotrophic Lateral Schlerosis (ALS), which promotes awareness and advocates on issues related to ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Here are the most notable ice bucket challenges Long Island Weekly came across

Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy; Parks & Recreation)

Paul Bissonnette (Arizona Coyotes)

Mickey Rourke (9 1/2 Weeks; The Wrestler)

Joe Manganiello (True Blood; Magic Mike)

Bill Gates

Justin Kidwell (University of Maryland water polo team)

New York Jets

Rachel Maddow (MSNBC)

Ben Affleck (Good Will Hunting; Daredevil)

LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers; Miami Heat)

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Dave Gil de Rubio
In addition to being editor of Massapequa Observer and Hicksville News, Dave Gil de Rubio is a regular contributor to Long Island Weekly, specializing in music and sports features. He has won several awards for writing from Press Club of Long Island (PCLI).




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