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Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson completes his ice bucket challenge to benefit ALS.
Bain's investment will be used to accelerate TOMS' business program and support its philanthropic activities, a source said.
House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan now says charitable deductions should be protected, and there should be no cap on deductions.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche accepts the ice bucket challenge to strike out ALS.
CNBC's Josh Lipton accepts the ice bucket challenge to benefit ALS.
The popularity of the "Ice Bucket Challenge" for ALS has changed the game for charities looking for funding, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Also, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-Wis.) shares his thoughts on charitable giving and taxes.
Business schools are reaching for real-life examples to teach old-school business practices in an effort to engage their students.
Jeff Bergstrand, University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business, discusses how schools are changing their curriculum to address the collection and analysis big data.
Sunil Gulati, Columbia University, and Jeff Bergstrand, University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business, discuss the impact of viral marketing on philanthropic organizations like ALS.
The ice bucket challenge has raised more than $22 million over the past three weeks, compared to $1.9 million during the same period last year. CNBC's Robert Frank discusses if this is a one-time gimmick or will change the business model of philanthropy.
The challenge is successful because it's combined something that's real, tactile and fun—with social media and digital reach.
Technology journalist Kara Swisher accepts Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's challenge to raise awareness for ALS.
CNBC's Jon Fortt accepts the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS, and nominated Michael Dell. Kelly Evans reports ALS has raised $15 million this summer.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin looks back on some of the best ice bucket challenge videos from last week, including from Bill Gates, saying the campaign has now hit China.
"Three weeks ago, half the population didn't know what ALS is," ALS Association Development Officer Lance Slaughter tells CNBC. "Now millions of people do."
CNBC's Jim Cramer donned his best suit to have a bucket of ice water poured over his head Thursday as part of the ALS ice bucket challenge