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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
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie posted on his Facebook page a video showing two of his kids dumping a bucket of ice water on his head.
Republican politicians sued the SEC, seeking to throw out a rule that limits political donations by investment advisers.
Auction house Christie's is offering a night's stay at Highclere Castle, the setting for PBS's period drama Downton Abbey.
Larry Young, Dr Pepper Snapple CEO, discusses the company's commitment to educate and encourage the nation's youth.
Jeffrey Henley, Oracle chairman, discusses the company's participation in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education program and its focus to inspire and empower young people in the U.S. We primarily target kids at risk, says Henley.
The US Peace Corps said it was withdrawing 340 volunteers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea due to the spreading Ebola virus across West Africa.
Rooster Soup Co. is an upcoming, crowdfunded nonprofit restaurant that will join the new class of eateries with a mission.
Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors chairman & CEO, shares his winning investment strategy. The market is finally in a zone of fair and reasonable valuations, says Cooperman.
Warren Buffett's annual gift to the Gates Foundation is worth a record $2.1 billion this year, up from $2.0 billion last year.
Hall of Fame baseball player Cal Ripken Jr., is in the Twin Cities, and speaks about honoring teachers from around the U.S., as well as his best advice for saving money.
Zack Brown told CNBC he never thought $10 potato salad campaign would reach $50,000, and counting. Now he vows to use leftover funds for "greater good."
A Chinese tycoon served up a fancy lunch Wednesday to the homeless at a Central Park restaurant, but caught grief from attendees expecting cash.
An extremely rare Stradivarius viola failed to get the asking price of $45 million, Sotheby's said.
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