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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Fifth category clergyman Lance Tuula is doused in H2O for a ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by a students in his category who lifted a many income for a fundraiser. Brooke Mason lifted $99 while Michael Erikson and Bella Pierson both lifted $20.

Posted: Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 10:00 am

Whitman raises ALS awareness


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ROCKTON — Whitman Post Elementary students are a small cold after participating in a ALS Ice Bucket plea to lift recognition and investigate supports for Lou Gehrig’s Disease on Friday.

This is Whitman Post’s second year participating in a fundraiser after former clergyman Kris Grahnke was diagnosed with a illness in 2014.

“It’s incredible,” Grahnke said. “I fun with them all a time that we have an army of minions.”

He pronounced it’s overwhelming that there are hundreds of students who are peaceful to move in their piggy banks and lift income to help. He also pronounced a eventuality creates him forget about a conditions he’s in.

Grahnke motionless not to lapse to his position with a propagandize this year, he said.

Though he still has a mental ability to teach, he pronounced he motionless not to lapse since he isn’t certain he’ll be means to finish a year, though comes in to assistance once a week.

The supports students lift will go toward Gronk’s Grace, a group anticipating to lift $30,000 for an ALS travel Sept. 24.

All a income will eventually go to a ALS Foundation.

Event organizers set adult incentives to motivate a kids to lift money, nonetheless special preparation clergyman Allison Rhyner pronounced they don’t unequivocally need it.

Some of a incentives embody an ice cream party, T-shirts, and pouring H2O on teachers, a principal and a superintendent.

“It’s crazy in a initial integrate weeks of propagandize though it’s value it,” Rhyner said.

The propagandize lifted about $2,700 final year and some-more than 450 students participated.

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