Transcript for 'GMA' Takes the Plunge in Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS
You know what, it's getting closer and closer. I don't know what you're laughing at. You won't be laughing soon. You'll be shivering soon. We're almost ready are to the ice bucket challenge that's been sweeping the nation going viral. We were challenged by Michael Strahan earlier this week. We didn't show up in our bathing suits like he did and didn't do 25 push-ups like he did but we are going to raise money and awareness for als and ready to take the challenge with the rest of the country. Take a look. From the superstar cast of "Grey's anatomy" to mark Zuckerberg, even Oprah is up for the challenge tweeting "I accept the ice bucket challenge. Got to get home first to find a bucket." The superstars rocking their "Gma" stage this morning. I don't know if you heard of the ice bucket challenge. Reporter: Florida Georgia line, demi Lovato taking the challenge not once but five times over. Here we go. Reporter: Superstars getting super soaked with bucks of ice water challenging others to do the same. In a move many that's going viral all part of a wet wake-up call to raise money and awareness for als or Lou Gehrig's disease, a paralyzing and deadly disease with no known cure. We're trying to use this momentum to get the word out. Reporter: The disease robbed former Boston college baseball captain Pete Frates of his ability to walk and talk. He and his wife Julie co-created the als ice bucket challenge with friend and fellow als patient pat Quinn. Hi, pat. Reporter: In just two weeks the initiative has attracted more than 106,000 new donors to one of the world's leading als research organizations and the result, a record-shattering $5.7 million pouring in. That's just the beginning. Now it's "Gma's" turn. Happily accepting the ice bucket challenge from a familiar and freezing face. Oooh. A. Agh. I challenge my "Gma" team, yes, every one of you, freezing. It's been incredible to watch all week around this country of the we wanted to give a quick thank you to pat Quinn. Let us shake your hand, one of the founders of this whole idea. Extraordinary what you've done to raise awareness for als. We want to ask ginger what the forecast is outside here. Ginger? What's the forecast? Yeah, guys, I see an ice storm in the forecast. Ice storm. It is right here. Let's get this party started. Oh. Go. Is everybody -- Are we ready to go?
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