After reading about Lou Gehrig and Amyotrophic Lateral Schlerosis, fourth-grade students at a Pikesville, Md., school launched a fundraiser to raise money for the disease. The students are making and selling bracelets and key chains for $5, with the proceeds going to Brigance Brigade, a charity named for a former linebacker with the Baltimore Ravens football team who was diagnosed with ALS. Ian Chisholm said the project has taught his students about compassion, empathy and the importance of giving back.

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