Pat Quinn was diagnosed with the deadly degenerative disease in 2013.READ MORE: New York Poised To Lift Most COVID Restrictions As Vaccination Rate Hovers Around 70%
One year later he helped start the ice bucket challenge. The viral campaign showed people dumping ice over their heads to raise ALS awareness.
Quinn now uses a machine to speak.READ MORE: Report: Shake Shack Manager Falsely Accused Of Trying To Poison NYPD Officers Files Lawsuit
“ALS is a ruthless disease that continues to kill patients every 90 seconds, we need all the support we can get. The ice bucket challenge is just the start,” Quinn said.
Thousands are expected to participate in a “Quinn For The Win” ice bucket challenge at Yonkers Raceway this upcoming Saturday.MORE NEWS: Actress Lisa Banes Dies After Being Struck By Scooter On Upper West Side