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Eat a hot pepper. Stop ALS cold.

Give today to ALS research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute

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Your donation helps advance potential treatment options for people living with ALS.

The Challenge:

Step One:
Create a short video of yourself eating a hot pepper of your choice.
Step Two:
Nominate three people.
Step Three:
Tag @ALSTDI and link to als.net/pepper in your post and share.
Step Four:
Donate to ALS research at ALS TDI.
Andy Cohen, Kelly Clarkson, TMZ, Rachel Nichols and Paul Pierce, Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley, Sharon Osbourne, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, Tyron Woodley, Jeff Mauro, Jake Tapper and Wolf Blitzer, Erik Spoelstra, Jim Rome, Demba Ba, Jimmy Kimmel and many more celebrities have participated in the challenge! To find more ALS Pepper Challenge videos, you can follow ALS TDI on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.
The ALS Pepper Challenge has also been covered by People, The Daily Meal, Good Housekeeping, Blogger So Dear, nba.com, and eonline and ESPN.
The ALS Pepper Challenge, modeled after the infamous Ice Bucket Challenge, was created by the Haberstroh family in honor of their mom Patty, is sweeping the globe. Patty Haberstroh, who was diagnosed with ALS at the end of 2017, was a social worker for over a decade, and is a mother of four and grandmother of five. She has dedicated her life to helping others and now is calling on us to help her #EndALS. Now it’s your turn to take the #ALSPepperChallenge and donate today!
You can see the original #ALSPepperChallenge video here: