Showing its support for one of the most popular fundraisers ever, the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) Great Big Idaho Potato Truck nominated the Florida Department of Citrus, Washington Apples, and Georgia Peaches to accept the ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) Ice Bucket Challenge.
The “Tater Team” that travels with the truck initiated the challenge on Facebook with a video of them drenching the truck.
“When an Idaho potato fan suggested the Truck take the challenge, there was no way we could resist,” said Frank Muir, president and CEO, IPC. “I want to thank the Florida Department of Citrus, Washington Apples, and Georgia Peaches for participating and inviting other commodity boards to be part of this great cause.”
UPDATE: In response to the giant spud soaking, the Florida Department of Citrus brought out the buckets in kind.