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Probably you've seen a lot of photos and videos this week of celebrities and other well known business people dumping buckets of ice water over their heads. Here's why and how we participated in it.

The #IceBucketChallenge is about raising money and awareness for a disease called “ALS” (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) which is a motor neurone disease.

The rules of the challenge:

To accept a person has to dump a bucket of ice water over his head within the next 24 hours or donate money (usually $100) toward fighting ALS. Even if a person completes the challenge, they're welcome to donate money too – actually everybody is most welcome to make a donation at http://www.alsa.org. After the ice water dumping nominate three other persons!

Even “normal” people can and should support this challenge. So, atwork´s CEO, Martina Grom, @magrom, was nominated by Sean McNeill, @S_McNeill, to participate (see Sean´s video here).

Martina accepted:

See her ice cold video here! Smiley

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Martina nominated: @ArminWolf, @AdisJugo and @HeikeRitter. Do you accept the challenge?

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Update 17. August, 6PM:

@ArminWolf and @HeikeRitter accepted the IceBucketChallenge! Great! Zwinkerndes Smiley

See their videos here!

And, of course, there are a lot more videos of people doing the #IceBucketChallenge… business leaders like Satya Nadella, Bill Gates, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook, John Legere and many more. Also celebrities like Justin Timberlake, The Rock, Conan O´Brien, did it. US-President Barack Obama just donated.

See more:

See the best Ice Bucket Challenge videos here:

Right now there are about 1.2 million Ice Bucket Challenge videos in Facebook. Till now this challenge has collected about 7.6 million dollars in 2 weeks. Great!

So, challenge a few people … and do BOTH! Zwinkerndes Smiley

For crossposts pls. use http://bit.ly/blogatworkicebucket.


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