What is Betty White Challenge?
Betty White was a friend to countless animals throughout her legendary life, and now that legacy is living on.
A new challenge inspired by the late comedic icon is currently sweeping through social media.
The so-called “Betty White Challenge” is a virtual event that held last Monday, Jan. 17 (which would have been the actress’ 100th birthday). The event asks fans to donate $5 to animal rescues or shelters in her name.
“The Golden Girls” star was a pioneering animal rights activist who adored the furry ones.
She was a devoted animal lover who worked on saving endangered species and fixing conditions at the Los Angeles Zoo.
White passed away on Dec. 31 at the age of 99. Matt Bershadker, president of the nonprofit ASPCA, expressed his sadness over her death.
How you can participate and donate to your local animal shelter?
1. Donate money
Check out websites for the shelters in your area, most will have a link where you can donate money. You can also donate to organizations that help animals in need, like the ASPCA.
2. Donate items
Animal shelters take donations of all types, including items like blankets, detergent, food, treats, collars, leashes, and indestructible toys. Call your shelter and find out if they have a list of most needed items.
Are you interested in making a difference in the life of a shelter animal? Volunteer your time! You can volunteer at the shelter, volunteer during fundraising events, or even foster a pet. Talk to your local shelter to see what needs they have.
4. Adopt a pet
If you’ve been thinking that it’s time to add a pet to your family, consider adopting from a local shelter or rescue group. Be sure to find out from the group you are considering adopting from what their adoption process is like.
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