Radio Host Caps Big Day At Bar A In N.J. By Giving The People What They Want

LAKE COMO, N.J. (WFAN) — He’s done it.

WFAN host Mike Francesa didn’t disappoint on Friday, making good on his word by doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in front of a big crowd at Bar A.

More than $3,300 was donated to ALS research by event attendees just for the opportunity to soak Francesa. Contest winner Irene Kutiak from Tinton Falls, N.J., eventually did the honors, dumping the icy bucket on Francesa in front of the jubilant fans of Mongo Nation.

Earlier in the day, Francesa said on air he would issue the challenge to his three small children.

Francesa joined Craig Carton, Boomer Esiason, Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts as WFAN hosts to take the ice bath for a good cause over the last few weeks.

GALLERY: Scenes From Francesa’s Day At Bar A

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The Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon has gripped the country, prompting millions of Americans to challenge their friends and family members on social media to raise money and awareness for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Other New York City-area athletes, celebrities and public figures to take the challenge include Yankees captain Derek Jeter and third baseman Alex Rodriguez, Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, general manager Jerry Reese and quarterback Eli Manning, the entire Jets roster, several members of our local NHL clubs, as well as N.J. Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Cory Booker, and Conn. Gov. Dan Malloy.

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