Iconic TV legend Betty White passed away on December 31, 2021, but her legacy will continue to live on for many many years.

It was no secret that Betty White loved animals and devoted her life to helping them.

Betty once said that “I always wanted to be a zookeeper when I was growing up, and I've wound up a zookeeper! I've been working with the Los Angeles Zoo for 45 years! I'm the luckiest old broad on two feet because my life is divided absolutely in half-half animals and half show business. You can't ask for better than two things you love the most.”

The media has been making a big deal about Betty White’s birthday, which is on January 17, 2022. On January 17 the actress would have been 100 years old and Betty’s fans still want to celebrate this momentous day.

Fans took to social media to spread the hashtag campaign #BettyWhiteChallenge

What is the #BettyWhiteChallenge you ask?

On Betty White’s 100th birthday, January 17, 2022, everyone is encouraged to pick a local rescue or animal shelter in your area and donate $5 in Betty White’s name.

Can you imagine the impact that can be made if everyone did this not just to animals in general but to your local community? So we have decided to participate in the challenge and are sharing the message with you. Help us make Betty White’s birthday a massive celebration and lets do some good in the Acadiana area.

Here are some animal organizations in the Acadiana area that you can donate to:

Lafayette Animal Shelter

Wild Cat Foundation

Acadiana Animal Aid

Animal Rescue Foundation

St. Martin Animal Shelter

Rayne Animal Shelter

Iberia Parish Animal Shelter

Angel Paws Adoption Center (Iberia humane society)

SpayNation for Dogs & Cats

Vermilion Parish Rabies Animal Control

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