by Alyssa Pereira

 It seems like everyone these days is taking part in the Ice Bucket challenge for ALS. It seems to be working too— the viral media campaign has raised over  $4 million for the cause.

Many of our own Bay Area athletes got in on it, both the ice water, and the donations, from the Warriors to the ‘Quakes.

Check out our roundup of nine local major sports organizations who took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge:

The San Jose Earthquakes:

(via San Jose Earthquakes' website)

(via San Jose Earthquakes’ website)

Watch the video for it here.


The Golden State Warriors:

(Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

(Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)


The San Francisco Giants: 


Jeremy Affeldt threw down too:


The Oakland A’s:


The San Francisco 49ers: 

Here’s a 360 degree video.

(plus bonus ones from Colin Kaepernick and Patrick Willis):



The Director of Athletics opted to not drop a bucket of water due to the drought, but donated a check to the cause.


Natalie Coughlin:

ALS Ice Bucket from Natalie Coughlin on Vimeo.


Oakland Raiders:


Coach Dennis Allen got in on the action, as did DE Justin Tuck.


The San Jose Sharks:



Jason Demers also got in on the action (below) as did seemingly every other San Jose Shark.


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