ALS, Ice bucket challenge, ted Haakonson, chelly b

Published 08/18 2014 05:09PM

Updated 08/18 2014 05:17PM

Green Bay, Wis(WFRV)- A local man diagnosed with ALS is doing his part to fight the disease the same way many of us have- by doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

All the funds raised go to the ALS Association and so far, the ALS Association has received $15.6 million dollars in donations compared to $1.8 million during the same period last year.

Ted Haakonson joined Local 5 News to talk about how the challenge actually works, where the money goes, and how it directly affects people like him.

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