Betty White challenge calls for people to donate money for animals

An American Treasure. Betty White’s recent passing on December 31 at 99 is bittersweet for so many who saw her as an American treasure.

Yes, it is important to celebrate the full life she lived and her success as a beloved actress, comedian, and animal activist. However, it is hard to imagine a world without Betty White. There’s no extinguishing a fire like Betty’s.

As fans look toward what would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday on January 17, there is a growing need to honor the ‘First Lady of Television’.Betty was a staunch animal welfare advocate and was quoted on Entertainment Tonight in 2015 saying, “I just like animals more than I like people. It’s that simple.”

The #BettyWhiteChallenge goes viral. There is no way Betty White’s milestone birthday can go by without the world honoring this amazing woman. Fans have started the #BettyWhiteChallenge, which encourages everyone to make a $5.00 donation to a local animal shelter on her birthday, January 17.A call to action in Betty’s honor.

The #BettyWhiteChallenge is going viral on social media sites and includes the message: ‘On Betty White’s 100th birthday, January 17, everyone should pick a local animal rescue or shelter in your area and donate just $5 in her name. Make Betty’s birthday the movement she deserves.’