BC and BU hockey alumni face off for ALS – 7News Boston WHDH-TV – WHDH
July 11, 2015 - als
BOSTON (WHDH) –
Alumni from a Boston University and Boston College hockey teams laced adult their skates in a center of summer Friday to play for a good cause.
The Golden Eagles and Terriers had alumni from by a years personification in a diversion during BU’s Agganis Arena to lift income for ALS. Boston College has been privately impacted by a disease, losing Sports Information Director Dick Kelley to ALS in 2014. Pete Frates, former captain of BC’s ball team, also has ALS and continues to quarrel for some-more recognition and research. Frates founded final summer’s renouned Ice Bucket Challenge, that lifted millions.
“The whole BC village was rocked with this, dual extraordinary people removing diagnosed with this terrible diagnosis around a same time,” pronounced Frates’ mother, Nancy Frates.
Proceeds from a diversion will go to a classification Compassionate Care ALS.
“We spend a lot of time with a families assisting them navigate a medical system, bringing all sorts of resources to support them,” pronounced Ron Hoffman, of Compassionate Care ALS.