#IceBucketChallenge Initiative has raised $ 79.7 million dollars

The popularity of this challenge is due to the mass distribution has been through social networks , in addition to celebrities and personalities who have met the #IceBuckerChallenge and companies such as Samsung, which have become commercial.

The #IceBucketChallenge, known in Spanish as #RetodelaCubetadeHielo, has made ​​the association dedicated to fighting amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, for its acronym in English), the ALS Association, collects a total of 79.7 million dollars in donations.

However, #IceBucketChallenge has a dark side, as the ALS Association reported $ 29 million in revenues over the last fiscal year, which ended in January 2014, of which only 27 percent was used for theinvestigation of this devastating disease .

This means that of the 79.7 million dollars raised for the ALS Association through the #IceBucketChallenge, only about $ 21 million will be used for disease research, dedicated to improving the lives of all patients suffering from disease also known as Lou Gehrig.

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