Cold Splashes Continue Across State
KentuckyOne employees across the state continue to take up the Ice Bucket Challenge, which raises money for ALS research. ALS is a progressive, fatal neurodegenerative disease. There is no cure.
Dr. Steven Stack, a KentuckyOne Health emergency department physician who was recently chosen as the president of the American Medical Association (AMA), braved the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funds for ALS research on Aug. 26 at Saint Joseph East. Read More
A few of the nurse managers at University of Louisville Hospital were challenged by staff to have ice water thrown at them as part of the fundraiser. They agreed to be doused. On Aug. 26 they raised money for ALS, and also for a Supporting Heroes Fund for two injured firefighters. A day later, on Aug. 27, the executive staff braved the cold water and raised even more money. Read More