What a Memorable Summer!

The Ice Bucket Challenge was a perfect storm of social media, celebrity and grass-roots philanthropy, producing an unprecedented viral social engagement during the dog days of summer.
The summer of 2014 will be remembered as the Ice Bucket Challenge Phenomenon  that brought our families and the community together across the

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Ice Bucket Challenge raised spirits and funds for ALS

Numerous fundraisers took the plunge this summer
PK Subban and Oprah did it. So did Leonardo DiCaprio and Bill Gates.  Thousands of Quebecers did it too! They took the Ice Bucket Challenge this summer sousing themselves with ice-cold water. Who knew you could have so much fun in support of

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Thank you!

 

One behalf of everyone touched by ALS, we want to say thank you. Thank you for the donation you made as part of the Ice bucket Challenge. Thank you for the empathy and compassion you showed us. This unprecedented viral movement you took part in not only raised

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#ICEBUCKETCHALLENGE: Donations surpass $1,000,000

MONTREAL, Aug. 28, 2014 – The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec is pleased to announce that donations received thanks to the Ice Bucket Challenge have reached $1,100,000. Since the viral sensation reached the province on August 10th, over 39,000 Quebecers have taken the challenge of dumping a bucket of

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#IceBucketChallenge donations reach $1.5M

 
UPDATE: 2014-09-11 at 10AM – $1,550,000 raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge.
The ALS Society of Quebec is pleased to announce that donations from August 10 through spetember 11 2014 have reached an all-time high, thanks to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! Over 50 000 generous people made a donation online

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June is ALS Awareness Month

 
In Memoriam Day
The ALS Society of Québec launched ALS Awareness Month with the first edition of an In Memoriam day. The goal of this special day was to celebrate the lives of people who fought bravely against the fatal neurodegenerative disease. Yves Lafleur, psychosocial counsellor at the Society

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Tribute to Lou Gehrig

 

“For the past two weeks you have been reading about a bad break I got. Yet today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth”– Lou Gehrig, July 4, 1939
Almost 75 years ago, Lou Gehrig, one of baseball’s greatest players, stood in front

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