BOSTON (CBS) — Harpoon Brewery and Samuel Adams Boston Brewery will be making donations to the Peter Frates Family Foundation. Frates, a Beverly native and renowned advocate for ALS research, died Monday.

The breweries pledged that one dollar per every pint sold on Friday will go to the foundation.

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The idea was sparked by Kevin Youkilis, former Boston Red Sox player and owner of Loma Brewing Company, who asked breweries across the country to raise a pint in Frates’s honor.

The Peter Frates Family Foundation helps families who care for ALS patients. To make a direct donation, click here.

At 6:00 p.m. Friday night, people across the country raised a pint for Pete.