Hundreds thrust for Pete Frates to quarrel ALS in Gloucester
December 27, 2014 - als
Pete Frates helped lift $115 million to quarrel ALS after a Ice Bucket Challenge he kicked off this year went viral.
On Saturday, Pete Frates and his mother Julie Frates were assisting lift income for Pete’s quarrel opposite ALS- this time by moving people to burst into icy waters off Good Harbor beach in Gloucester.
More than 500 people attended Saturday’s third annual Plunge 4 Pete, some-more than double a series of attendees from final year.
Julie Frates pronounced a audience during this year’s fundraiser was increased interjection to a recognition of a Ice Bucket Challenge over a summer.
“It’s only really strenuous to see all these people here for Pete and for a family,” Julie Frates said. “We only couldn’t be some-more grateful.”
Julie Frates pronounced a Frates family knew that Pete would have a durability impact on a quarrel opposite ALS.
” It’s implausible to see, though I’m not astounded he has had such a outrageous impact on this disease.”
The Frates family has already started looking for a subsequent approach to move courtesy to a quarrel opposite ALS, and keep a movement from a Ice Bucket Challenge going.
“We’re going to continue this quarrel and either we continue to dump ice on a heads or burst in a Atlantic Ocean in December, we’re going to keep going.”
The group with a top fundraising sum for Saturday’s Plunge 4 Pete lifted some-more than $11,000.