Live 5 Sports team takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Live 5 Sports team takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Live 5 Sports Director Andy Pruitt and Anchor Kevin Bilodeau accepted an Ice Bucket Challenge from the Charleston Riverdogs Friday afternoon, taking a drenching for a good cause.

The challenge, a fundraiser for the ALS Association, has been sweeping the country, raising $4 million for the organization since July 29, according to the group's website.

ALS stands for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease and motor neuron disease, a progressive degeneration of the motor neurons in the body, resulting in the loss of the brain's ability to control muscle movement, and, eventually, death. There is currently no cure for ALS.

The rules stipulate that anyone challenged must either dump a bucket of ice water over their heads and donate $10 to the ALS Association, or skip the dousing and donate $100 instead.

Among the people Pruitt and Bilodeau challenged is Charleston Southern Head Football Coach Jamey Chadwell.

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