Animal shelters are asking you to make $5 donations subsequent Monday, January 17, Betty White’s birthday.
MACON, Ga. — You’ve seen the Golden Girl in your TV display screen. Betty White was recognized for her humor and expertise.
Aside from being an actress, Betty White was additionally an animal rights activist.
To honor her, shelters all over the world are encouraging folks to take part within the “Betty White problem,” even right here in Central Georgia.
“In honor of Betty White, who lately handed away, her a hundredth birthday would have been Monday, so there is a problem that was began on social media for folks to donate $5 — simply $5 — to their native rescues,” stated Lisa Goss, a volunteer at All About Animals in Macon.
Goss says this $5 donation goes additional than you assume.
“You could be amazed. It goes to look after animals like Itsy Bitsy proper right here — for her meals, if she wants remedy, for her vet payments. We have to absolutely vet all of our animals earlier than they are often adopted, so we desperately want and recognize anybody who participates on this problem,” Goss stated, as she confirmed off the lovable pup.
Goss says even if you cannot donate cash, you possibly can nonetheless donate objects that shelters in all places are in want of.
“We can all the time use trash baggage, blankets — any objects — bleach, issues to clear with. Any objects, we’ll take it,” Goss stated.
Goss says the problem is an effective way to increase consciousness about animal shelters and their wants whereas honoring Betty White.
“What an unbelievable legacy and what a life’s work, to honor her on this method,” Goss stated.
Animal shelters are asking you to make these donations subsequent Monday on White’s birthday.
You can head to All About Animals or another animal shelter on January seventeenth.
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