AFMW: Pat Quinn, Co-Creator of a ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
May 28, 2015 - als
FOX News Radio’s Tonya J. Powers spends “A Few Moments With” Pat Quinn, Co-Creator of a ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Last summer, a ALS Ice Bucket Challenge unequivocally did go viral – with some 17 million people participating – celebrities, musicians, and bland folks. The Ice Bucket Challenge lifted over $220 million dollars for several ALS charities, though some-more importantly, lifted extensive recognition for ALS (amyotrophic parallel sclerosis), differently famous as Lou Gehrig’s disease. In fact, among people age 18-44, those that identified themselves as “very aware” of a illness some-more than doubled.
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge co-creator Pat Quinn was diagnosed with ALS dual years ago during age 29. Since his diagnosis, he has done it a indicate to sojourn certain and widespread his story in his hometown of Yonkers, New York, and around a globe.
Quinn sits down to speak about his story, and how a movement continues to grow for ALS awareness.