Pete Frates

Pete Frates, the inspiration for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, is a new father. (WBZ-TV)

Pete Frates, Inspiration For ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Becomes A Father

Pete Frates’ wife, Julie, gave birth to Lucy Fitzgerald Frates early Sunday morning, according to a family friend.


WBZ-TV's Bree Sison took the "Ice Bucket Challenge." (WBZ-TV)

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Tops $100 Million In Donations To ALS Association

The Ice Bucket Challenge hit a major milestone Friday, topping more than $100 million in donations to the ALS Association in a month.


Alex Brown of Exeter Chiefs takes part in the Ice Bucket Challenge in Exeter, England, on Aug. 26, 2014. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Funds Spike To $94.3 Million

The ALS Association received $2.7 million during the same time period last year.


Several companies are marketing Ice Bucket Challenge items. (Photo courtesy:

Ice Bucket Challenge Popularity Leads To Merchandise Sales

One website is selling an Ice Bucket Challenge Halloween costume, while others offer pins and T-shirts.


Terry Francona of the Cleveland Indians accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on August 20, 2014. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Epicenter Is Boston, Says Facebook

More than 2.4 million Ice Bucket Challenge videos were posted between June 1 and August 17 worldwide.


WBZ-TV's Bree Sison took the "Ice Bucket Challenge." (WBZ-TV)

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Donations Rise To $31.5 Million

The ALS Association said the viral fundraising campaign has brought in 637,527 new donors.


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‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Pushes Donations To ALS Association To $22.9 Million

The ALS Association said Tuesday that 453,210 new donors have helped raise a total of $22.9 million between July 29 and August 19.


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15 Boston Sports Figures Who Have Taken Ice Bucket Challenge

It seems as though nearly everyone has taken part in the “Ice Bucket Challenge,” dumping a bucket of ice water over their head to raise awareness for ALS.


Mass. State Police Col. Timothy Alben completes Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS. (WBZ-TV)

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Brings $4 Million In Donations To ALS Association

A spokesperson for the organization based in Washington, D.C. told WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Tuesday a total of $4 million has been raised nationwide since July 29.


Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens.  (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Brad Stevens Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens is the latest among local sports figures to take the “Ice Bucket Challenge,” and wants all C’s fans to take the icy shower as well.




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