BOISE -- The ice bucket challenge has been like a social media storm soaking the Treasure Valley and our TV station.

On Friday, KTVB's news director and station manager took the challenge to help raise money and awareness for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

Lithia Ford in Boise was challenged and so today the team followed through with their turn.

Boise State's cheerleaders had the honor of dumping the ice cold water, but some of them had to get a little wet as well.

Lithia Ford is also donating $2,500 to the cause.

Over at Saint Alphonsus dozens of employees took the challenge! Some of them were even wore their scrubs.

People from across the hospital came out to help raise awareness for ALS.

"Nurses unit clerks, administrative people from all around the hospital that want to something on their day off and do something good for the world," said Travis Leach with Saint Alphonsus.

Of course, as people dump that cold, ice water, over their heads - more folks are nominated. So about another 100 names were added to the list.

ALS is reporting around $63 million has been raised since the ice bucket challenge kicked off.

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