BOSTON (CBS) – Pete Frates’ family has created a fund to help those diagnosed with ALS.

Nancy Frates, Pete’s mother, says their mission is to help families afford home care costs for their loved ones. She says it costs $100 an hour to pay for Pete’s at-home care.

Julie, Pete and Nancy Frates at a St. John’s Prep ceremony. (WBZ-TV)

Their goal is to raise $5 million.

Through the Ice Bucket Challenge, the former Boston College baseball player has helped raise more than $200 million for ALS research.

CLICK HERE for more information about the Frates Family Foundation.


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