You would have to be without internet and television in order to miss the trending ALS #icebucketchallenge that has been going viral lately. Some large names have taken part – Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and many more. It’s actually very impressive. What’s more impressive is the millions of dollars in donations that the challenge has garnered. It all started with Pete Frate’s former Captain of the Boston College baseball team and professional baseball player. He was diagnosed with ALS in March of 2012, at the age of 27.