Lucy the Elephant joined in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Wednesday in Margate.

The landmark elephant was sprayed with cold water after being challenged by Rich Helfant, executive director of the Save Lucy Committee.

As of Thursday, the ALS Association'€™s Ice Bucket Challenge has raised $94.3 million since July 29 and spread information about ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig'€™s disease, to millions of Facebook and Twitter users, according to a report in the San Jose Mercury News. The association raised $2.6 million during the same period last year.

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