Saturday, August 3 at 1PM
What is the #YonkersIceBucketChallenge?
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is back this August and every August until a cure.
To support ALS research locally, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts and Yonkers native Pat Quinn, one of the originators of the Ice Bucket Challenge, will host the #YonkersIceBucketChallenge on
Saturday, August 3rd at 1 pm at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts.
Hundreds of local residents will join us on the track for a simultaneous Ice Bucket Challenge to help
reignite the movement and benefit ALS research.
How Can I Participate?
Joining the #YonkersIceBucketChallenge is easy. Register and show up on the track at
Empire City Casino on August 3rd at 1 pm.
Where Can I Sign Up?
"Walk-Up" Registration available on Saturday, August 4th before 1pm.
Where can I park?
Free parking is available at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts. Enter the facility off of Yonkers Avenue and follow the signs.
What do I bring with me?
Bring yourself, your family, friends and a towel. We've got the buckets, ice and water covered.
Is the event family-friendly?
Absolutely! Pat's foundation, Quinn 4 the Win, will provide family-friendly activities. Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts will have food and beverage available for sale.
Are Donations Required?
No. The event is free and open to the public. If you're interested in supporting ALS research, please visit the on-site information table or follow the links below.
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Learn More About ALS and Pat Quinn
Visit the ALS Association >
Visit Quinn 4 the Win >
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